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Maintenance Lead

Date:  Aug 3, 2022
Location: 

Accomac, VA, US, 23301

Req ID:  50207
Job Function:  Maintenance

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.

Summary

To organize and train the associates to meet maintenance demands as directed by supervision, while maintaining an environment of teamwork. The Line Lead will help assure compliance to applicable Food safety, USDA, Quality Assurance, and Plant specific Standards.

$8,000.00 Incentive Pay for all new hires. 

The open position are: 1st Shift- First Processing and 2nd Shift- Second Processing

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Assist supervision by monitoring rotating schedules of hourly maintenance associates, while training and enhancing the skills to physically perform the duties of each position within the department.
  2. Assist supervision in the selection and retention of all assigned associates by creating and maintaining a positive teamwork environment.
  3. Provide to the associates all equipment, tools, and required resources for successful job performance.
  4. Adhere to all safety requirements regarding personal protective equipment (PPE), Lockout-Tagout (LOTO) procedures and process safety management (PSM) related matters. Prevent and report all unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and/or injuries to supervision and the Wellness Center staff.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent

Experience Requirements

Reading, writing and analytical skills are required. Must have all personal tools at all times and be able to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment. Requires knowledge of math that relates to performing maintenance activities. Able to make correct calculations when completing mechanical, electrical or electronic maintenance repairs. Able to verify dimensions and diagrams for assembly, disassembly and troubleshooting purposes. Able to determine clearance of parts to ensure conformance to specification using precision measuring instruments.

Experience Preferred

6 Months of industrial maintenance experience           

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

1. Position is active. On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine. 2. May need to move equipment occasionally. 3. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. 4. Position requires an associate to have the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities. .5. 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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