Machine Operator
Perdue Farms, Inc. - Gainesville, GA

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Responsibilities/Duties Employee will operate various poultry processing machinery according to specifications provided by plant management. Employee may be required to push carts of fresh product from cooler to the machine for processing. Operator will also be responsible for the correct selection and installation of grinding and processing plates. While machine is in operation, operator may be required to shovel the product into the machine hopper using a scoop or fork device. Additional duties may include pumping mixtures through homogenizer to prepare emulsions, turning control valves to adjust viscosity, mixture, liquid applications, etc. Responsible for Safe Quality Food, (SQF), HACCP, CCP tasks, sanitation and all support program implementation. Supervisory personnel may assign other duties as required
Required Skills Employee must be able to lift between 40 - 70 lbs. frequently. Standing 100% of the time.

Reaching and bending frequently.Employee must be able to work in an area of temperatures between 35┬░ - 45┬░ constantly. Medium noise level (hearing protection required). Floor surfaces are wet and slippery 100% of the time.

Required Education Minimum education required . Must be able to understand basic instructions from supervisors.

needs to know basic Safety Lock out out and tag out with machinery. At least 6 month experience in working with poultry machinery.

Details May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.
Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.
May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and
100% humidity.
May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.
May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.
Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.
Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
Bending, twisting, lifting, reaching, sitting and grasping varies in repetitions, distances, degrees, angle
weights, height, intervals of time, object grasped and body positions depending upon the task being

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Chickens are always on the menu at this company. Perdue Incorporated is one of the largest poultry (chicken and turkey) producers in the US....