Perdue Farms, Inc. Breader Operator in Perry, Georgia

Requisition Number: 175280

Job Title: Breader Operator

City: Perry

State: GA

Breader Operator

Description/Job Summary


Position Title: Breader Operator

Job Code:

Location: Perry Cook Plant

Department: Front End Line 3 (1st shift)

Supervisor’s Title: Team Lead

Supervisor's Name(s):

Normal Work Schedule

Note: The hours and days of work are established as needed by operations and at the direction of management and, while generally as shown below, may be changed (increased or decreased) by management as required.

AM or PM hours depending on shift, as scheduled by management with two 30-minute unpaid meal periods. Other hours and Saturdays, Sundays and/or holidays if needed by operations and approved by management.


The minimum Formal Education preferred to be considered for this position is (indicated level and years of education and, if a degree is required, the major):

Reading, writing, mathematical, and analytical skills required. Requires the ability to read and write in English. High school diploma or equivalent.

Specialized or technical knowledge, credentials, or licensing required for the position include:

Maintain minimum downtime on breading equipment on both lines.

The minimum number of Years and/or Months of Prior and Related experience preferred to be considered for this position is:

Experience preferred but not required.


The overall purpose of this position, i.e., what it accomplishes at Perdue and/or why it exists is:

To ensure that an adequate amount of ingredients are supplied to the breader machine and that all mixes meet USDA and Perdue standards.

Must ensure proper machine operation at all times.


Describe below the major responsibilities of this position which must be fulfilled with or without reasonable accommodations in order to

achieve the essential purpose of this position.

  1. Develop and maintain a working knowledge of equipment in order to make adjustments as needed to insure product quality.

  2. Keep breader, batter, and pre-dust machines loaded and operating correctly. Lift 50 pound bags into machine. Must use both hands. Monitor and adjust operation of the machines.

  3. Perform and accurately record quality checks on products as specified to ensure product is within Perdue and USDA guidelines.

  4. Prior to start up and during normal operation inspect equipment to insure safe and proper working conditions.

  5. Knowledgeable of operation of breader machine to be able to make necessary adjustments in the absence of supervisor and/or line lead.

  6. Understand the overall goals and requirements of the cooking line.

  7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or lead including rotation to other departments as needed.


Describe the decision-making authority of this position, the nature and extent of supervision available and the point at which higher approval is required.

Normal day to day operations as outlined above do not need supervisory approval once competency is achieved.


This position spends 0 % of a normal workweek supervising other Associates.

This position spends 0 % of a normal workweek training and developing other Associates.

This position spends 0 % of a normal workweek performing technical analyses and writing reports.

This position spends 100 % 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.


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.