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Description/Job Summary

The General Laborer works on our production line processing our chicken products.  The job may require working with live chickens or raw chickens.  Typical position assignments include, but are not limited to : Live Hanging, Debone, Evisceration, Cut-Up, Grading, Paws, Marination, Cryovac, CVP Stack-Off, Cooler, Shipping, and MSC.


  • Demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Work at various stations along the production line processing chicken food products
  • Adhere to all safety requirements including personal protective equipment (PPE); preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lock Out-Tag Out procedures and Process Safety Management related matters
  • Follow instructions given by your supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Strong work history, worked for one employer for at least 6 months in the past three years.
  • Willing and able to stand for 8 hours or more
  • Lifting up to 50-75 lbs. (Depending on Dept.)
  • Willing and able to work in wet, cold, and hot conditions
  • Willing and able to work around dust, feathers, live chickens, and various cleaning chemicals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent work history
  • Worked for one employer 1 year or more in the past three years
  • Previous manufacturing, production, and especially food production experience 


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.