Perdue Farms, Inc. Grain Operator - Temporary in Winchester, Kentucky
Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.
Perdue AgriBusiness has opportunities for Grain Operator - Temporary at our facility located in Winchester, KY .
This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties supporting grain operations.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Operates equipment and maintains facilities involved in the handling, storage and drying of grain and other products
Maintains proper set-up, inspection and calibration of grain testing and weighing equipment per requirements and procedures
Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment within the facility
Obtains, prepares, tests and grade grain samples from inbound and outbound shipments
Responds to customers regarding account information
Provides weighing of inbound and outbound grain shipments per requirements and procedures
Performs all work within the safety and environmental guidelines established by local, state, and federal agencies and company policies
High School or equivalent preferred
0 -2 years of related experience
Farming experience and experience operating equipment
Reading, writing and analytical skills
Basic understanding of standard computer applications
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Able to move freely throughout the agribusiness facilities including climbing vertical heights (0 -150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 lbs.), exposure temperatures (0-100) degrees Fahrenheit, humidity (0-100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available).
Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus.
Required to travel to remote agribusiness facilities and customer locations.
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.