Perdue Farms, Inc.

General Laborer

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Description/Job Summary

The overall purpose of this position in the Weigh, Price, Label Department is to ensure Perdue product is correctly labeled and boxed for customer orders.
 
The hours and days of work are established as needed by operations and at the direction of management and, while generally as shown below, there may be changes (increased or decreased) by management as required.
 
Hours of Work:  Generally Wed – Sat 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Tue – Sat 7:00 PM – 3:30 AM or Sun – Tues 7:00 AM – 7:30 PM or until production is complete.  Overtime may be scheduled as needed and directed by management.
 
Days of Work: Normally Wed – Sat or Sun – Tues as scheduled by management and unscheduled work days and holidays, if needed by operations and approved by management.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Set up lines and prepare for shift start.
  • Feeding totes to WPL lines in correct order, while maintaining required product flow with no disruption to WPL feeder.
  • Feeding and orienting product correctly on conveyor for correct label placement. Continually verifying date and product codes and examining packages for visible defects.  Maintaining required product flow to achieve set goals and accountabilities.
  • Operator will verify that both product and case label machines have an adequate supply of labels. Prior to each new order, confirm that the information printed on product and case labels and the Image sell by date matches the information on the Ossid monitor display.  Packing and orienting product correctly in box to product specifications. Continually verifying date and product codes and examining packages for visible defects. Maintaining required product flow to achieve set goals and accountabilities.
  • Operator will clean rollers and free of any glue build up. Will check temperature setting and maintain adequate supply of glue pellets in machine.  Check each finished case for appropriate label and proper sealing of flaps.  Rework product when necessary. Stack finished cases to proper product specifications.
  • Notify supervisor if any of the SOP’s cannot be followed due to lack of product, training or line operation.
  • Rotate through each line position.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work area includes the cleaning of the production lines
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management. 

Required Education

 
REQUIRED:   High school diploma or GED equivalent.  Basic reading, writing, and analytical skills are required.  Must be able to comprehend and follow SOP’s.
 

Details

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.