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Perdue Farms, Inc. Maintenance Technician-Vincennes Hatchery in Vincennes, Indiana

Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company now in its second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do.

Summary

  • Maintains, services and performs repairs on equipment in order to ensure proper operation of production equipment and electrical systems.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reads, interprets and understands manufacturers' equipment manuals, preventative (PM) task sheets and safety policies.

  • Performs equipment adjustments and repairs, preventative maintenance and emergency breakdowns.

  • Performs specific duties during both production and non-production hours in a timely manner with OSHA Lockout/Tagout and Company safety regulations.

  • Monitors performance of equipment and informs maintenance and production supervisors of potential problems.

  • Maintains log books by applying math skills through the equipment PM stages in order to calibrate machinery to performance standards.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • 0 - 2 years.

  • Must have all personal tools and have the ability to learn to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment.

  • Reading, writing and analytical skills are required.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Position is active. On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine.

  • May need to move equipment occasionally.

  • May need to access files, supplies and equipment.

  • Position requires an associate to have the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities.

  • 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 used in poultry, food, processing facility.

  • 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.

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