Crush Utility Helper

Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Cofield, NC, US, 27922

Req ID:  70362
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.


To ensure the grounds, storm water drainage, and secondary containment areas in and around the Cofield Soybean Plant meet or exceed environment compliance requirements.  The position will also support operations as needed in cleanup and housekeeping efforts.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and clean outside areas, continually minimizing material that is exposed to storm water
  • Ensure all storm water drainage screens are maintained
  • Maintain containment areas and pump out as necessary, according to SPCC  plans
  • Train in PIT operation and safely operate Perdue equipment including, but not limited to: forklift, dump truck, and sweeper
  • Dump all hoppers to minimize spillage of material on the ground
  • Assist in equipment and building cleanup
  • Assist in cleaning of bins and silos
  • Learn operational areas and serve as backup to them
  • Understand and follow the Perdue safety policies and procedures
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by management

Minimum Education

High School Graduate or GED preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience
  • Reading, writing, math and analytical skills 
  • Knowledge of environmental technologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Able to move freely throughout the Agribusiness facilities
  • climbing vertical heights (0 -150').
  • carrying tools and equipment (0-50 lbs.).
  • exposure temperatures (0-100) degrees Fahrenheit, humidity (0-100%)
  • noise (50db to 100db) 
  • chemicals (MSDS sheets available). 
  • Able to communicate on the telephone and use standard office equipment


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: Raleigh