Hurlock Hatchery- Tray Wash Room Attendant in Hurlock MD

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Perdue Farms
Hurlock Hatchery- Tray Wash Room Attendant
Job ID: 
Hurlock MD
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Job Types:
Hatchery, Production Worker

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it&##39;s second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Cleans hatchers, hatcher tops and hatcher room so as to maintain a low to zero bacteria and mold level. Empties hatcher racks back in to the hatcher room at completion of clean up. To remove clean trays as they exit the tray washer. To stack clean trays on dollies and push loaded dollies to a storage area. Also responsible for general maintenance and cleanliness of the equipment and the rooms associated with the wash room area.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Lift trays and lids, each weighing approximately 4 lbs., from tray washer and stack the trays on a clean hatcher dolly. Must be able to meet production requirements of 585 trays per hour.

2. Stack trays 15 high or approximately 6 feet in height, place lid on top tray and roll completed stack weighing approximately 75 lbs. To storage area.

3. Perform light maintenance as needed on tray washer by climbing a ladder approximately 6 feet in height to reach over and into tray washer.

4. Clean up washroom area after production, using hoses, detergents, and disinfectants with some hand scrubbing involved. While wearing proper PPE.

5. Any other duties assigned by management.

Must follow poultry welfare guidelines.

Experience Requirements

Experience Preferred

Reading and writing skills preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Exposed to temperatures ranging from 60 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit and humidities up to 100%. Exposed to chemicals, drups and vaccines to be covered in MSDS training and hazardous communications. Use personal protective equipment as required. Ability to lift 4 lbs. to a height of 6 feet, to push 75 lbs. a distance of 75 feet and lift 20 - 25 lbs. to a height of 3 feet. Must be able to work in a wet, damp, dusty (chick down) environment.

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.

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