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Perdue Farms, Inc. IT - SYSTEMS TECH in Sioux City, 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.


A successful IT/Controls System Technician must have a thorough knowledge of computer software and hardware and a variety of internet applications, networks, and operating systems. The ideal candidate will also have great troubleshooting abilities and attention to detail.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide 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.

  • Label printers, barcode scanners, and label design.

  • Working with in-motion scales and bench scales.

  • Power BI and SQL is a plus.

  • Programming, implementation, testing, and documentation of a control system which may include programming of one or more parts of the control system. This would include advanced programming of the PLC, and/or the HMI (Human Machine Interface), and/or databases.

  • Configuration, installation, and troubleshooting of PC/PLC hardware and software, and networks.

  • Other duties as applicable as necessary.

Minimum Education

Associates degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.

Experience Requirements

2 year related work experience or in the absence of an Associate degree.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving between buildings.

  • May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.

  • May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.

  • May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.

  • Must wear and use protective and safety equipment 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.