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Accomac, VA, US, 23301

Req ID:  25153
Job Function:  Production

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.


To ensure that the Plant is free of any trash and debris.  Collection of all trash and recyclable material from the plant site and disposable of same. Separation of recyclable material from trash. May work in the wastewater treatment plant as needed.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Be able to operate bobcat, tractors, forklifts, and any other equipment that is required.
  2. Ability to climb 20 feet to 40 feet heights on ladders and stairs when required.
  3. Work outside in all weather extremes
  4. Operate trash compactor and cardboard balers.  Training available.
  5. Handle acids, caustics, oils, and etc.   When required list of MSDS sheets and training is available.
  6. Work in and around trash, chemicals and on occasion organic sludges.
Minimum Education

High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

Worked  a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 3 years.

Experience Preferred

Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

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 dust, feathers and 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.

Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm.

Able to stand for several hours.

Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.



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.


Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads