Union Meal Loader

Date:  Feb 10, 2024

Chesapeake, VA, US, 23322

Req ID:  71553
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 is in search for a Union Meal Loader in Chesapeake, VA

The Soy Meal Loader is responsible for safely operating equipment related to loading trucks and to accurately control the flow of information in the loadout process, including data entry to the scale system database, weighing trucks, preparing shipment samples, preparing samples for shipment to customers and referee labs, and ensuring exemplary customer service for business partners.  To assist Process Operators in the administrative duties related to loading trucks in order to improve efficiency of the loading process. This is a rotating shift.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform all work within safety and environmental guidelines established by local, state, and federal agencies as well as company policies
  • Conduct trailer inspections for adherence to food safety requirements
  • Enter required data into scale system for shipments
  • Organize information to assist with report generation for daily throughput, inventories, and efficiency
  • Perform general labor, housekeeping and sanitation responsibilities as required
  • Prepare samples for shipment to customers and labs based on individual requirements for each recipient
  • Perform job within established cGMP’s
  • Load trucks for shipment using conveying equipment and process control systems based on sales order information

Minimum Education

High School or GED

Experience Requirements

0 - 1 year of experience.  Strong reading, writing, math and analytical skills.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), walking on elevated bar-grating platforms, 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 self-contained breathing apparatus, hard hat, safety glasses, protective footwear, and other PPE as required.



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