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Date:  Aug 14, 2019

Rockingham, NC, US, 28379

Req ID:  950
Job Function:  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 purpose of a Team Leader is to handle the day-to-say supervision of 1st process associates to achieve required production and quality standards in a safe, efficient, and effective manner, and for promoting and maintaining positive working relationships within the production group.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Train, direct, and develop subordinates to meet operating, safety and quality requirements within the department/area.
  • Supervises production staff to ensure product quality and integrity, and ensures all finished product meet or exceeds customer requirements.
  • Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to retaining associates. Consistently administers company policies and procedures.
  • Support and promote the company’s annual People, Products, and Profitability goals through effective and efficient planning, communication, coaching, training, and overall direction of the workforce.
  • Create and implements, with management approval, new ideas and methods to improve production efficiencies, CSI, SI, and Safety Scorecard.
  • Support the 3P’s. People - Turnover, Safety, Associate Engagement; Product – Quality and consistency of products; Profitability – Contributes to achievement of Key Initiatives.


Minimum Education

Five (5) years of prior and related poultry experience preferred.


Required Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in poultry.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.



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: Fayetteville

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