Perdue AgriBusiness has 2 openings for Regional Commodity Movement Planning Managers in Salisbury, MD.
This position will be responsible for coordinating plans using supply and demand forecasting to develop storage and logistics plans maximizing freight opportunities among all departments conducting business in the region.
Meet with business units to address their needs and problems. Work with Transportation to ensure resources for planning and availability. Coordinate forward logistics plan and forecast for their region with consistent utilization of resources, maximizing
backhaul/bundling opportunities, maintaining customer delivery expectations as well as meeting our internal consumption needs.
Train and develop Commodity Movement Planning (CMP) staff
Assist with daily tasks –such as scheduling changes, load orders and system maintenance, quality concerns, freight payment issues, rate requests, customer notifications, etc.
Identify opportunities for the Inventory Management team to pursue and triage, especially related to demurrage, accessorial charges, premiums, penalty fees and strategic spending
Address forward looking opportunities, such as FOB farm programs, farmer relations, committing to truck usage for storage programs, etc.
Manage the testing and implementation of new plans/protocols across PAB’s inventory strategy
Work with the QA Manager to accurately deliver on customer quality specifications and meet regulatory requirements
Oversee long term supply chain to Feed mills and Crush Plants to ensure there is always a buffer of inventory in the supply chain.
Perform other tasks as directed by supervisor
3 – 5 years
High School Graduate or GED
BS Degree (AgriBusiness, Business or Transportation) preferred
Understanding of sales and marketing concepts
Strong oral and written communications skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong negotiating skills
Understanding of standard software applications
Knowledge of grain handling and storage facility operations and technologies
Knowledge of USDA grain standards
Knowledge of rail, truck, barge and vessel logistics
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