Live Operations - Truck Driver

Date:  Sep 29, 2023

Lewiston, NC, US, 27849

Req ID:  69803
Job Function:  Drivers

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its 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.


Delivers eggs, chicks, chicken byproduct and/or litter to designated locations, warehouses and/or hatcheries following DOT and company regulations.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures vehicle are properly prepared for transport completing a vehicle inspection, checking generator operation, ventilation equipment settings, etc.
  • Checks water, oil and fuel levels daily.
  • Responsible for loading and unloading deliveries following company and bio-security procedures.

Minimum Education

High school or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • 1 - 2 years experience.
  • Current CDL license and certified by company safety department. 
  • Reading, writing and analytical skills.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Exposed to all weather conditions as well as significant amount of airborne dust, 100% humidity, various chemicals, drugs, vaccines and disinfectants. 
  • May have to handle up to 50 lb stacks of checks for up to 12 hours per day. 
  • May have to push and pull up to 1200 lbs a distance up to 90 ft. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. to a height of 7 ft with a significant amount of bending, twisting and stepping.

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
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount