Peco looking to add over 200 more employees

POCAHONTAS - The Randolph County Chamber of Commerce met Thursday afternoon and Executive Director Tim Scott provided an update on Peco stating that they currently have right at 837 employees but are still looking to add more as they would like to have around 1,100. Scott said that based on the volume work they’re doing they must get no less than 1,000 employees and would like to have 1,100. “They’re still seeking employees,” explained Scott. “They’re already way up into the thousands of chickens [processed] per day and need no less than 200 more employees. So anything we can do to help, we will, to keep this thing going and going even stronger.”

 

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