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Description/Job Summary

Shipping Team Leader Supervisor 3rd.
The purpose of the Shipping Team Leader is to oversee the day-to-day supervision of production associates to achieve required production and quality standards while ensuring that all associates are working in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.  The Shipping Team Leader is also responsible for promoting and maintaining positive working relationships with the production group which includes hourly and salary associates.


  • Supervise the loading of products to insure the best quality products are shipped in accordance to Perdue loading policy and customer needs.  Daily contact with distribution and transportation on loads.
  • Educate associates on job safety and job techniques (quality, service, reliability).  Provide a safe work environment for all associates eliminating unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Attain or better the goals on late trucks by ensuring loaders are loading trailers on time.
  • Assign specific jobs according to individual ability.
  • Meet specific goals on birds per man hour and manifest errors.  Maintain and track manifest errors by loaders and enforce policy.
  • Hire and train associates to ensure shipping goals are obtained.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Strong work history, worked for one employer for at least 1 year in the past three years.
  • Willing and able to work in wet and extreme cold and hot conditions.
  • Willing and able to work around dust, feathers, animals, and various cleaning chemicals.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent with strong reading, math, writing, and analytical skills.  Computer literate with skill in Microsoft Office.
  • Minimum of 4 years prior and related experience in supervision is required.
  • Previous manufacturing, production, especially food production experience is a plus.
  • 4-Year Degree in Business/Agriculture related field preferred.


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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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.