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Perdue Farms, Inc. IT - System Analyst 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.


This position will provide day-to-day plant systems support to plant and distribution center inventory control, warehouse management, product labeling, support of MES system and other manufacturing systems components as they relate to processing plant operations, control and supply chain management systems. Supports call documentation, problem resolution, and specialized user support will be provided. Proper call trails will be maintained for future reference and follow-up services. Software/hardware testing and change control will be completed to minimize/eliminate adverse impact of system changes to overall supply chain infrastructure. Assists the Application, Infrastructure, and Telecommunications Support teams in change and version management and problem resolution. Enforce Corporate Manufacturing System policy, procedures and best practices.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides support for all information and manufacturing system operations activities (multi-shift), including computer and network operations, troubleshooting, data control/security, documentation, software version control, change control, security, backup/recovery and system performance.

  • Data analysis. Develop SSRS/Power BI reports. Convert reports from paper/Crystal format to SSRS/Power BI to improve performance and readability.

  • Demonstrates skills necessary to support all supply chain applications, process control, scaling/labeling, desk top computing and network.

  • Responsible for activities associated with the problem identification, prioritization, and resolution of reported computer system problems. Monitors and responds to technical hardware and software problems.

  • Code, test, configure and documents programs and systems from detailed specifications using the systems development methodology (SDM) and structured programming practices to produce reliable programs.

  • Work as a team member in the development, enhancement and support of applications that meet or exceed costumer requirements.

Minimum Education

Associate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Technology or Business Management.


Experience Requirements

2 years related work experience or in the absence of an Associate degree, total experience equals to 6 years. Microsoft product knowledge, Voice/Data Network Administration, Data Center Operations Management (Unix) and Database Administration.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Positions are mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings, or support in facilities when they are deployed to a site. Positions in plants involve moving throughout the plants, other facilities as needed to deploy, monitor, and support manufacturing systems equipment.

May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

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. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals found in pork, food and processing plant. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company

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.