Plant Ops Intern
Perdue Farms, Inc.
Requisition Number: 175809
Job Title: Plant Ops Intern
Plant Ops Intern
Summer Internship will allow the associate to be exposed to the following Areas of Specialized or technical knowledge:
â€“ a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results.
â€“ an ability to think ahead.
â€“ the ability to organize multiple protocols / projects and complete on schedule.
â€“ ability to develop protocols and processes and deploy.
â€“ ability to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level.
â€“ ability to supervise and recognize training needs for the operation as well as the associates and the willingness to support those needs and develop associates.
â€“ knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation.
â€“ ability to communicate to all levels of the organization and a commitment to excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
knowledge of and a commitment to Team performance, effective coaching and demonstrated skills of a strong team player.
â€“ dedication and commitment to company values.
â€“ ability, knowledge and commitment to put safety of associates above everything else while achieving goals.
Responsible for the day-to-day assistance in the supervision of production associates to achieve required production and quality standards in a safe, efficient, and effective manner, and assisting in promoting and maintaining positive working relationships
within the production group.
Assist the Team Leader and the Shift Leader in the daily tasks such as: Training, direct, and develop subordinates to meet operating, safety, and quality requirements within the department / area.
Assists production staff to ensure product quality and integrity, and ensures all finished product meets or exceeds customer requirements.
Assists to maintain an environment that is conducive to retaining associates. Consistently administers company policies and procedures.
Currently attending an accredited college and working towards a 4-year college degree in Business Administration, Agriculture, Poultry Science, Animal Science, or related field. Computer literate with skills in Microsoft Office.
This position spends 25 % of a normal workweek performing technical analyses and writing reports.
This position spends 75 % of a normal workweek in production or maintenance-related activities.
The environmental factors and / or physical requirements of this position include the following:
Ability to work for 8 hours or more in a stationary position or travel on a wet, moist, dry, greasy, floors which may include medal or plastic grating surfaces with up to 4 hours in a single interval. Ability to work from various types of ladders and/or stairs.
Exposure to and work in temperatures of less than -40 degrees and 75 degrees with ambient humidity. Noise exposure of 110 db, and light intensity range of 50 to 100 foot candles. Bending, twisting, lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, sitting, and grasping varies
in repetitions, distance, degrees, angle, weight, heights, longest interval of time, objects grasped, and body positions depending upon the maintenance task required. Exposure to chlorinated water ( 50 ppm, Ammonia vapors ) 5 ppm, dry ice, caustic detergents,
lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and other chemicals found in a poultry processing plant. Must use and / or wear protective and safety equipment required for the job. Required to travel to other facilities and plants for meetings and/or business.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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.
Website : https://www.perduefarms.com/
Perdue Farms is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for everyone we touch through innovative food and agricultural products. Since our beginning on Arthur Perdue’s farm in 1920, to our expansion into agribusiness and the introduction of the PERDUE® brand of chicken and turkey under Frank Perdue, and continuing with our third generation of leadership with Chairman Jim Perdue, we’ve remained family owned and family operated. We are the parent company of Perdue Foods and Perdue AgriBusiness. Through our PERDUE®, HARVESTLAND®, COLEMAN NATURAL® and COLEMAN ORGANIC® food brands; agricultural products and services; and stewardship and corporate responsibility programs, we are working to become the most-trusted name in food and agricultural products.