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Receiving Operator-Nashville Feedmill

Date:  May 15, 2023

Nashville, NC, US, 27856

Req ID:  38142
Job Function:  Live Production

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.


The overall purpose is to unload all bulk, liquid and micro ingredients from trucks. Unload all rail cars. Probe all trucks and rail cars testing grain samples for moisture.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure trucks are weighed in before unloading and weighed out before releasing them. Record data on form.

Unload liquid tanks into the proper tanks.

Probe all soft ingredient trucks and screen for size and check for temperature. Probe all corn trucks and check for moisture and foreign materials. Test weight and reject if not if to standard.

Grade and inspect loads of incoming ingredients to determine if they meet company specifications as well as facilitate unloading by using a sledge hammer to remove ingredients when needed.

Make inventory checks on all raw material bins to be reported to appropriate supervisor, if needed.

Minimum Education

Reading, writing, math, and analytical skills required with a High School diploma or equivalent preffered. Mechanical background preferred.

Experience Requirements

No experience required.

Experience Preferred

Mechanical experience preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Must wear required personal protective equipment, climb on top of ingredient tanks (60 feet). Must be able to swing a 15lb sledge hammer. Exposed to outside weather conditions and a significant amount of airborne dust.

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