Perdue Farms, Inc.

UNIT LEADER

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Description/Job Summary

Primary responsibility is to provide leadership and direction in the production and maintenance  operations to ensure timely and cost efficient production and distribution of Perdue products. Day-to-day supervision of the management staff to achieve required production and quality standards in a safe manner, and for promoting and maintaining positive working relationships with the production group.
 

Responsibilities/Duties

  1. Establishes, measures, and is accountable for operating and capital budgets for the operation in a manner to enable the operation to maintain a competitive position in the industry
  2. Meet all facility operational plans, to insure yield, birds per man hour, pounds per manhour, line efficiency,CSI, QI, requirements are met.
  3. Insure processes are in place to continuously reduce turnover, improve safety results as measured by the Safety Scorecard, and create the environment that will make the facility the Employer of Choice in the area.
  4. Insure processes are in place to continually provide training to improve supervisory skills of staff , and improve the skill set of the hourly production associates to maximize the results of individual and team efforts.
  5. Constantly develop new ideas and methods to improve operational performance and improve product quality and customer realiability.
  6. Support and promote the company’s annualPeople, Products, and Profitability goals through effective planning, communication,
    emphasizing the requirement for all team members to be efficient and effective in their respective responsibilities. 

Required Experience

5-7 years related work experience in Agriculture or related discipline. Proven track record demonstrating ability to lea people and get results. Must be able to think ahead and plan over a 1 to 3 year time span. Must be able to organize multiple protocols/ projects and complete on schedule. Able to develop protocols and processes and deploy. Able to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level. Requires prior supervisory experience managing salary employees. Knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation. Must be able to communicate to all levels of the organization; possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Required Education

High School diploma or equivalent; with a strong reading, math, writing and analytical skills. Computer literate with skill in Microsoft Office. 

Preferred Education

Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management, Agriculture or related discipline. 

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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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.