Share this Job

Assistant Maintenance Manager


Accomac, VA, US, 23301

Req ID:  13421
Job Function:  Maintenance

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it'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.


To assist the Maintenance Manager in the management of all maintenance activities for the Facility. To provide leadership, consultation and guidance regarding maintenance expenditure projects, cost efficiencies, process development, modification, and facility maintenance.  To lead the Maintenance Planning Department and act as a liaison between Maintenance and all other plant departments.


This is a developmental position with the expectation of being able to transfer anywhere within the Perdue organization when a Maintenance Manager position becomes available.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  1. Develop and deploy maintenance and planning improvement programs and projects that improve the plant and equipment performance.
  2. Promote safety and demand it from the maintenance organization.
  3. Assist the Maintenance Manager with  maintenance staffing to include hiring, training, and developing the staff to meet the needs of the department.
  4. Ensure preventative and predictive maintenance is completed and records are maintained on all assets.
  5. Directly manage the Maintenance Planning Department, the Computerized Maintenance Management System, and Planning Processes
  6. Develop long-range strategic plans to ensure maintenance requirements are accomplished.
  7. Act as the Maintenance Manager’s primary backup
  8. Perform other tasks as assigned.
Minimum Education

BS Degree (Engineering) or Technical Education Equivalent preferred.


Experience Requirements

5-10 Years required experience. Understanding of maintenance management systems and process. Understanding of preventative and predictive maintenance. Understanding of manufacturing technologies. Understanding of standard software applications. Strong communication, math, organizational, and analytical skills.

Experience Preferred
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements



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.


Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads