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Description/Job Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to perform repairs, installations, adjustments, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery on buildings and grounds.


  1. Successfully troubleshoot, install, inspect, maintain, and repair production equipment, utilities, buildings, and other equipment as directed.
  2. Identify parts and supplies as needed to perform assigned tasks using manuals, catalog, etc.
  3. . Perform work in an efficient and timely manner.
  4. Confers with operators and observes, tests, and evaluates operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction.
  5. Disassembles machinery and equipment to remove parts and make repairs
  6. Repairs, replaces, adjust, and align components of machinery and equipment.  
  7. Order’s or fabricates replacement parts. 
  8. Test-runs repaired machinery and equipment to verify adequacy of repairs.
  9. Cleans and lubricates parts, equipment, and machinery.
  10. Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.
  11. Records repairs, maintenance performed and machine maintenance information utilizing the Computerized Maintenance Management System.  
  12. Repairs and replaces electrical wiring and components of machinery.  
  13. Identify parts and materials for purchasing.  

Required Experience

A minimum of 1 year experience repairing machines or systems, performing routine maintenance, and determining causes of machine malfunctions and/or formal technical training.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be able to work in a wet and or humid environment. 
  2. Must be able to work outside in all seasonal weather (sun, rain, snow, hot, cold).
  3. Must be able to stand for 8 to 12 hours and travel 8 to 12 hours and travel a distance of 300 yards. 
  4. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  5. Must be able to grip, grasp, twist, bend, and stoop for long periods of time. 
  6. To perform certain tasks, will have to climb with no restrictions.  
  7. Work on floor conditions ranging from rough and dry to wet and slippery.


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.