Perdue Farms, Inc. General Labor - Shag Driver in Sioux Center, Iowa
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Transfers full trailers from the holding areas to the processing area and then transfers empty trailers from the processing area to designated parking spaces and to include regular rotation to other positions with the department. May or may not require a CDL license.
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Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Operates jockey truck transferring trailers to and from the processing area. The task requires maneuvering in and out of the vehicle up to a height of 4 feet every 1/2 hour.
Ensures that trailers are processed in the order designated by management.
Ensures that YMS (Yard Management System) is updated and policy followed. Keeping the yard organized and in order.
Performs pre-op inspection of vehicle and post-op cleaning on a daily basis.
Yard checks are done periodically. Communicates with the gate, the dock office and management.
Must be able to perform the position responsibilities of the forklift operator.
High school or equivalent
Reading and writing skills required. Must have a valid Class D drivers license. Must obtain a forklift license through company training. May require a CDL license.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Works outdoors year round in seasonal temperatures with noise exposure of 96.2 db; light intensity of less than 5' candles.
When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.
Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.
Ensure that correct trailers are spotted into correct dock doors for loading and ensure trailers are locked properly to ensure safe forklift operation conditions in the trailers.
Ensure trailers are not pulled away from docks until properly cleared for removal.
Inspect and report any repairs or maintenance needed, safety malfunctions, and damage to equipment. Perform routine checks such as oil level, tire pressure, fueling, etc. Maintain good housekeeping and regularly clean work area, machines, and equipment.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.