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Grain Inspection Clerk

Date:  Aug 4, 2022

Chesapeake, VA, US, 23320

Req ID:  58198
Job Function:  Production

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 an opportunity for a Grain Inspection Clerk at our facility located in Chesapeake, VA

This position is responsible for obtaining, testing, and grading grain samples, as well as performing housekeeping and other administrative/clerical duties as required.

First and second shift as required by management.

Perdue AgriBusiness offers competitive wages and benefit packages to full-time, regular positions.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collect grain samples using automated or manual grain probe
  • Prepare grain samples for grading
  • Inspect and test grain for all factors and run any analytical tests required on grain sample
  • Complete grain data entry forms, receiving tickets, and other documentation as required
  • Provide customer support as required
  • Input, edit, and balance incoming truck information in grain system
  • Set-up and calibrate grain testing equipment
  • Assist Clerk 4 in training new inspectors
  • Perform daily housekeeping duties
  • Perform all work within the safety guidelines established by local, state, and federal agencies, as well as company policies
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
  • Document weekly and monthly CrossChecks of grain equipment and scales



Minimum Education

  • High School Graduate or GED preferred

Experience Requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of standard software applications
  • Able to obtain state grain grading certification
  • TWIC application is required

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Able to move freely throughout the division facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds), exposure to extreme 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 dust masks


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