Feed Mill Maintenance Mechanic

Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Burlington, WA, US, 98233

Req ID:  70331
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.


Maintain, service, and perform repairs on equipment in order to ensure proper operation of production equipment and electrical systems.


This position has a target wage of $25.00-$30.00 per hour


Perdue offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, optional group life insurance, short and long-term disability protection, and flexible spending accounts. Perdue also offers a 401(k) savings plan with company match.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Read, interpret, and understand manufacturer's equipment manuals, preventative (PM) task sheets, and safety policies
  • Perform equipment adjustments and repairs, preventative maintenance, and emergency breakdowns
  • Perform specific duties during both production and non-production hours in a timely manner within OSHA Lockout/Tagout and Company safety regulations
  • Monitor performance of equipment and inform maintenance and production supervisors of potential issues
  • Maintain 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

  • Reading, writing, and analytical skills are required
  • Ability to learn to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Position is active on the 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 facility
  • Exposed to all seasonal weather conditions
  • May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity
  • Must be able to climb heights up to 120 feet
  • Must be able to operate a forklift
  • 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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett