Perdue Farms, Inc.

Scale Operator

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Description/Job Summary

The Company is seeking a deadline oriented, self-starter individual to work as a Scale Operator. Must be able to perform testing to verify production controls and quality standards are met, report any malfunctions or abnormalities to Department Supervisor.  Ability to multi task while operating scale.  Must have the ability to read, learn, and understand product codes.  Requires at least 2 years experience working in a production/manufacturing environment. Individual will be actively involved in the Company Safety program and the long term and short term goals of the department.

**INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

** Position Available in Thigh Debone A Shift

Responsibilities/Duties

  Set up and operate scale required to run in the Production Department.

·         Ability to test and run equipment to evaluate their performance to maintain productivity efficiencies.

·         Ability to multi task while operating scale.

·         Follow production schedule in order to appropriately scale and pack product through the production line.

·         Inspect all labels to ensure they are properly placed and arranged to be scanned.

·         Must have the ability to read, learn, and understand product codes.

·         Communicate effectively with all levels of management.

·         Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

·         Maintain a clean and safe work area at all times.

·         Participate in company and department safety program.

·         Comply with Company Policies and Procedures.

Required Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • 2 years working experience in a production/manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of scale operator practices and good technical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret reports, procedure manuals, and technical procedures.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.
  • Acute attention to detail.

Language Skills:

Ability to understand, speak, and write fluent English. Spanish a plus but not required.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with an assortment of variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and verbal forms, to include manuals and schedules. Ability to read, learn, and understand product codes.

 

 

 

Details

Physical Demands:

Ability to use hands to feel objects, tools and controls. Ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 pound boxes and materials regularly. Ability to regularly stand, walk, and climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must have close and distance vision and ability to distinguish colors.

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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.