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Dock Group Lead 2nd Shift

Date:  Dec 4, 2019

Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273

Req ID:  3546
Job Function:  Production

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.


The company is seeking an organized, deadline oriented, self-starter to work in fast paced shipping and receiving loading environment. Experience with an electric pallet jack and forklift is required. Must have the ability to take and give direction. Actively involved in the company safety program and the long term and short-term goals of the department. Some computer knowledge would be considered as a plus. Individual needs to be able to lift, push, and pull weights from 10 to 100 lbs.   The position is for 2nd shift.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Loading and unloading of poultry products.
  • Operate the yard truck on the company lot (pulling trailer from the gravel lot and back them up to the loading dock door)
  • Putting together orders from pick sheets.
  • Using forklift and pallet jacks for the loading and un-loading of products.
  • Some routing and staging of loads to be shipped.
  • AFS and Food scanning system knowledge.
  • Work with Word and some Excel programs.
  • Help supervisor to maintain Safety, Quality and Budget of the department.
  • Reconcile daily inventories.
  • Prepare and maintain HACCP documentation daily.
  • Providing assistance and knowledge to other loading crew employees.
  • Reporting of times lost and overtime report.
  • Abilities to communicate with and update supervisor of new ideas and efficiencies.
  • Backup and assistant to supervisor.
Minimum Education

High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

Worked  a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 3 years.

Experience Preferred
  • Experienced forklift and electric pallet jack operator and a yard truck (pulling trailers and backing them to the loading dock on the company ground)
  • High school education not required but beneficial.
  • The ability to read and understand product identification and codes as well as putting together daily inventory sheets.
  • Some previous lead experience desired.
  • Occasional filing and computer work required.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

When in a plant environment:

Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.

May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.

May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.

May be exposed to dust, feathers and all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.

Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm.

Able to stand for several hours.

Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.



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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett