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Date:  Jan 13, 2022

Bridgewater, VA, US, 22812

Req ID:  50661
Job Function:  Production



The overall purpose of this position is assist supervisor in all aspects of line operation.  Requires working with cooked products.  Assume full responsability for line operations when supervisor is not present.  Set up, maintain production line as specified by supervisor to include but not limited to supplies, product, work station etc.  Usually works five to six days a week ; overtime may be required based on production needs.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Set up, maintain production line as specified by supervisor to include but not limited to supplies, product, work station etc.

Assume full reponsabillity of line operations when supervisor is not present such as product specifications, job requirements etc.

Assist with production paper work, timecards, and any other duties specified by supervisor.

Notify supervisor of any deviation from normal operations.

Train and retain all associates on an need basis.

Oversees work at various stations along the production lines processing poultry food products.

Adheres to all safety requirements including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures, and Process Safety Management related matters.

Ensures that the qualities of the products are being met according to the product specification of QA and USDA.

Ensures that all equipment throughout the departments are running smoothly.

Maintains a clean and safe working environment.

Works at various stations along the production line processing poultry food products.

Participates in Company and department safety programs.

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: Harrisonburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia