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Temporary Crush Operator

Date:  May 4, 2021

Trenton, KY, US, 42286

Req ID:  37311
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.


The Temporary Crush Operator will be responsible for assisting in the operation of grain handling and oilseed production equipment.  The Temporary Crush Operator will be responsible for meeting the quality and production requirements to ensure on time supply of products for the customer.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Performs all work within safety and environmental guidelines established by local, state, and federal agencies as well as company policies

Assist in all phases of oilseed-crushing and refining operations, including receiving, packing, loading and shipping products

Assist with quality and safety checks as established by company policies and procedures

Assist operators with plant operations including equipment monitoring and handling process aids

Assist with routine maintenance and basic troubleshooting on operating equipment

Performs general labor, housekeeping and sanitation responsibilities as required

Accurately complete all documentation related to shipping and receiving activities

Minimum Education

High school or equivalent.

Experience Requirements

0 - 2 years experience. Strong reading, writing, math and analytical skills. 

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the AgiBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), walking on elevated bar-grating platforms, carrying tools and equipment (0 -50 lbs), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 degree Fahrenheit), humidity (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemical (MSDS sheets available).  Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus, hard hat, safety glasses, protective footwear and other PPE as required.  Required to occasionally travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities.


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: Bowling Green