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Yadkinville, NC, US, 27055

Req ID:  20327
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.



Drives crew associates to and from 17 & 21 week vaccinations and bird movements. Observes field crew associates and report any issues to immediate supervisor. Executes weekly schedule to meet all requirements concerning vaccinations, blood sampling, pull drag swabs, deliver blood to state lab, mailing blood and swabs to the company's lab, accurately complete and file paperwork, and participate in movement of birds,


Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for having the proper amount and type of vaccines needed and all necessary equipment and supplies needed the day before the crew leaves to go out to the iob site.

Supervises and ensures crew associates are following all program stipulations during all types ofjob activities, such as, bird housings,  movements, vaccinations, beak trimming.  

Observes all job activities of the crew and report deficiencies, communicates all findings and recommendations to supervisor.  

Follows written programs and instruction while recording data and turning in reports on schedule to supervisor. 

Follows the schedule for vaccinations, blood testing, and drag swabs. Maintains accurate records of all activities.

Follows all bio-security, poultry welfare and safety requirements of the company and ensures that all other crew associates do the same.

Physically performs all duties required in blood testing, vaccinating, moving chickens according to written programs.

Drives company vehicle to and from farms and state lab.

Responsible for all cleaning and maintenance of eauioment/vehicles for crew work.

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Experience Requirements

0 - 6 months experience.  Knowledge of animal husbandry programs required.  Valid class C drivers license.

Experience Preferred

Reading, writing and math skills preferred.  Recordkeeping, scheduling and supervisory skills preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Exposure to all seasonal weather conditions. Exposure to a significant amount of airborne dust, feathers, manure ammonia gas up to 200 ppm. and humidity up to 100%. Various chemicals, vaccines, and drugs, to be covered in MSDS and hazardous communications training. Most frequently would be Sol-poultry disinfectant and bleach. To move through mud, manure, dirt, grass, metal grading, concrete floors (wet or dry) with a significant amount of bending, twisting, stooping and lifting (up to 75 pounds) 4 miles daily. To cross up/over 30" slats and stoops.

Climbing up to 8' onto truck beds and cages.

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: Winston-Salem