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Maintenance Tech I

Date:  May 12, 2022

Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Req ID:  52971
Job Function:  Maintenance

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.


Executes assigned activities with supervision.  Assembles, operates, repairs and maintains production equipment as well as general facility systems to ensure that operational standards are met.  Also performs general facility maintenance and repairs as needed.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists with pilot plant testing as specified.
  • Sets up, operates and disassembles equipment.
  • Maintains, performs preventative maintenance and repairs all facility systems as needed.
  • Maintains work area and facility in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Documents works as required in a timely manner.
  • Assists senior maintenance staff as needed.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • High School graduate with 3-4 years related work experience. 
  • Oral and written organization and communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Basic technical and mechanical skills. 
  • Basic plumbing and electrical (AC/DC) knowledge.

Experience Preferred

  •  Electromechanical Training/Degree

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is active. On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine. May need to move equipment occasionally. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. Position requires an associate to have the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities. .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: Salisbury