Perdue Farms, Inc.

DOCK WORKER

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Description/Job Summary

The company is seeking an organized, deadline oriented, self-starter to work in fast paced shipping and receiving loading environment. Experience with an electric pallet jack. Individual will be actively involved in the Company Safety program and the long term and short term goals of the department. Some computer knowledge would be considered as a plus. Must be able to lift, push, and pull weights from 10 to 100 lbs. Attendance is an essential function of this job.

Responsibilities/Duties

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Stacking and wrapping boxes of poultry product on pallets.
  • Lifting of boxes from 10 to 100 lbs.
  • Using pallet jacks for the loading and unloading of products.
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work area at all times.
  • Participate in company and department safety program.
  • Comply with Company Policies and Procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experienced forklift and electric pallet jack operator.
  • High school education not required but desired.
  • The ability to read and understand product identification and codes in English.

Language Skills:

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

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions either verbally, written or in a diagram.

Physical Demands:

Ability to regularly, bend, squat, stand, walk, and use hands to feel objects, tools and controls. Ability to lift, push or pull 10 to 100 pound boxes and materials regularly.

Special information:

This position is under the collective bargaining unit of the UFCW Union. Required 90-day probation period. Excellent medical benefits provided. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

 

Draper Valley Farms is a Drug Free Workplace all applicants considered for employment will be subject to a pre-employment Drug Test.

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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.