Perdue Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2020

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2.7
39%
Recommend to a Friend
56%
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Perdue CEO Randy Day
Randy Day
54 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay vacation days sick days(in 18 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, 401k, competitive salary, and most sites have a nurse practitioner on site(in 13 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Marination experience"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Perdue Farms in Concord, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Perdue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Perks great people to work with.

    Cons

    Long hours long commute small plant

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  2. "Weekend workaholic"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electronics Technician 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Perdue full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Always able to work without reduced hrs .

    Cons

    work life balance is not in your favor. You are always expected to work weekends and expected to change plans with hrs notice if your boss wants you to work on a weekend or be penalized for it.

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  3. "Operated machines in VSP"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Machine Operator 

    I worked at Perdue full-time

    Pros

    I always got more than 40 hours.

    Cons

    Work environment was always wet and cold.

  4. "Company cares about people"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Management 

    I have been working at Perdue full-time

    Pros

    They really do seem to care about their employees and have a true passion for what they do. They are very generous with benefits

    Cons

    Not the highest pay on the market, and expect long hours

  5. "Stay away"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Box Machine Operator in Prince George, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Perdue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Really this is non existent they gave some money for slave labor.

    Cons

    AS stated above just about everything else.

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  6. "Too many chefs no indians"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Rockingham, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Perdue full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Reliable job. People will need chicken

    Cons

    Hours, environment,leadership all bad. Bullies run the plant.

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  7. "Decent Workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Perdue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Consistent, you always know what you are walking in to. But new challenges present themselves everyday so it does keep you sharp in terms of problem solving

    Cons

    Long shifts, and frustrating upper management sometimes. Overall if you follow the rules and regulations you will be good, sometimes it just is hard to get decisions made.

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  8. "Stay away"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Perdue full-time

    Pros

    Free chicken anytime you want it

    Cons

    A horrible place to work, soul sucking

  9. "Great Company to Work For"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OMT 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Perdue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great People, Fair Pay, Great Benefits, Care about Their People

    Cons

    Can be long hours, Interdepartmental communication issues

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Managing a nonstop processing department. Constantly problem solving and managing situations."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Line Leader in Georgetown, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Perdue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Minimal down time. The better I lead, the more efficient we become.

    Cons

    Lack of consistency in expectations, company has high turnover.

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