Perdue Farms, Inc.

REGIONAL COMMODITY MOVEMENT PLANNING MANAGER

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Description/Job Summary

Want to work some place great?  Want to be a part of something new and exciting?  Interested in building a team and defining new processes and procedures from the ground up?  How about that beach life?
 
Come join the team at Perdue AgriBusiness!  Perdue AgriBusiness (PAB) is one of the two operating divisions of Perdue Farms headquartered in Salisbury, MD just miles away from the beaches, multiple coastal state parks and major cities including Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington DC.  Our company portfolio generates over $6.5 billion in sales and we are among the nation’s Top 10 grain companies with a global reach through our domestic and international export operations including organic grains.  We also operate four soybean processing facilities, an edible oil refinery and specialty feed ingredients manufacturing.  But wait, there’s more………Competitive salaries, flexible benefits plan, Tuition & Education Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, 401(k) Savings Options and so much more!
 
Be a part of a family company you can be proud of!  Your journey starts now!
 
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Regional Commodity Movement Planning Manager in Salisbury, MD.  As we build our Inventory Management functions, processes and procedures, come GROW with us!  Click the link below to learn more.

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. 
 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • 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

Required Experience

  • 3 – 5 years

Required Education

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • BS Degree (AgriBusiness, Business or Transportation) preferred

Required Qualifications

  • 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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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.