Soy Crushing Operator in Cofield NC

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Soy Crushing Operator
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Cofield NC
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Production Worker

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.



Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC, has an immediate opening for a Soy Crush Operator at our Soybean Processing facility in Cofield, NC. This position is responsible for all aspects of Soybean processing from storage to meal loading. Safely operates oilseed production equipment, meeting the quality and productivity requirements that ensure on time supply of safe products to the customer. This position is a 12-hour rotating shift.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs all work within safety and environmental guidelines established by local, state, and federal agencies as well as company policies
  • Soybean cleaning and separation; preparation and extraction; degumming; meal grinding, storage and loading
  • Conducts quality and feed safety checks, as established by company policies and procedures
  • Safely starts up, operates and shut down soybean processing equipment, including plant operations equipment as well as loading trucks of products for customers
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance and basic troubleshooting on operating equipmen
  • Performs general labor, housekeeping and sanitation responsibilities as required
  • Maintains daily logs, records and samples

Minimum Education


High school or equivalent (further education and/or training is preferred)

Experience Requirements


0 -2 years experience. Strong communication, reading, writing, math and analytical skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Previous agricultural experience is a plus.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements


Able to move freely throughout the AgiBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150&##39;), walking on elevated bar-grating platforms, carrying tools and equipment (0 -50 lbs), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 degree Fahrenheit), humidity (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemical (MSDS sheets available). Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus, hard hat, safety glasses, protective footwear and other PPE as required. Required to occasionally travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities.


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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