Perdue Farms, Inc.


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Description/Job Summary

Normal Work Schedule

Note:   The hours and days of work are established as needed by operations and at the discretion of management, while generally as shown

            Below, may be changed ( increased or decreased ) by management as needed.


Hours of Work: Dependent on shift schedule at the facility. Normally 1 hour before shift start-up and 1 hour after production ends.Days of Work:  Normally Monday through Friday or as scheduled by management and Saturdays, Sundays, and / or Holidays if needed by operations and approved by management. Assignment to alternate shifts on an as needed basis as determined by management.



The minimum Formal Education preferred to be considered for this position is (indicated level and years of education and, if a degree is  required, the major): College degree required.  High School diploma or equivalent mandatory, with strong reading, math, writing, and analytical skills. Computer literate .                

Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials or licensing required for the position include:                          

Leadership – a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results.

Planning – an ability to think ahead and plan over a 1 to 3 year time span.

Management – the ability to organize multiple protocols / projects and complete on schedule.

Process Development – ability to develop protocols and processes and deploy.

Problem Solving – ability to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level.

Associate development – ability to supervise and recognize training needs for the operation as well as the associates and the willingness to support those needs and develop associates.

Customer Satisfaction – knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation.

Communication – ability to communicate to all levels of the organization and a commitment to excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Team Building- knowledge of and a commitment to Team performance, effective coaching aand demonstrated skills of a strong team player.

Commitment – dedication and commitment to company values.

Safety – ability, knowledge and commitment to put safety of associates above everything else while achieving goals.                                                                           

The minimum number of Years and/or Months of Prior and Related experience preferred to be considered for this position is:5 years experience in poultry/meat mfg, experience in further processing. Must have management experience in food industry.                                                                                                                          


The overall purpose of this position, i.e., what it accomplishes at Perdue and/or why it exists is: Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of production 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.








Describe below the major responsibilities of this position which must be fulfilled with or without reasonable accommodations in order to achieve the essential purpose of this position.

1.  Train, direct, and develop subordinates to meet operating, safety, and quality requirements within the department / area.

2.  Supervises production staff to ensure product quality and integrity, and ensures all finished product meets or exceeds customer requirements

3.  Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to retaining associates.  Consistently administers company policies and procedures.

4. 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.

5. Creates and implements , with management approval, new ideas and methods to improve production efficiencies, CSI, QI, 6. Support the 3 P’s. People – Turnover, Safety, Associate Engagement; Products – Quality and consistency of products; Profitability – Contribute to achievement of Key Initiatives.afety Scorecard.





This position has the authority to make day-to-day decisions within their work team, based upon established policies and procedures.





This position spends  60  % of a normal workweek supervising other Associates.

This position spends  30  % of a normal workweek training and developing other Associates.

This position spends    5 % of a normal workweek performing technical analyses and writing reports.

This position spends    5 % of a normal workweek in production or maintenance-related activities.


The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following:

Moving and working on wet, dry, moist floors which included metal and plastic grating surfaces, up to 4 hours in a single interval. Ability to climb stairs and ladders. Exposures to all elements of an outdoor environment. Exposure to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Both ambient and 100% humidity. Exposure to noise levels of 50 db to 110 db. Bending, twisting, lifting, reaching, sitting, and grasping varies in repetitions, distances, degrees, angle, weights, height, intervals of time, objects grasped, and body positions depending upon the task being performed. Exposure to all chemicals found in a poultry, food processing plant. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the company. Required to travel to other facilities and plants for meetings and/or business.





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.