Perdue Farms, Inc.

GRAIN STORAGE MANAGER

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Description/Job Summary

Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate opening for a Grain Storage Manager in North East, MD.

The Grain Storage Manager is responsible for leading and managing the facility associates to maximize the efficiency and productivity of the facility; leading and managing the facility safety and environmental processes; leading and managing the customer service function for the facility; managing the production, logistics and inventory control processes for the facility; preparing forecast requirements, analyze cost expenditures and prepare annual budget requirements and recommending capital projects that will enhance productivity, customer service and quality. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Lead and direct the activities of facility personnel that receive, dry, store and distribute grain. This includes hiring, training and developing the staff to meet the needs of the facility.
  • Develop, lead and administer an effective and proactive process to provide a safe working environment for all associates in accordance with Federal, State and Local regulations along with Perdue AgriBusiness requirements.
  • Develop, lead and administer an effective and proactive program to prevent environmental incidents and ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations along with Perdue AgriBusiness requirements.
  • Ensure service and equity of grades is provided to both internal and external customers.
  • Administer an effective Inventory Control Program to maintain quality and quantity of inventory handled at the facility and ensure compliance with USDA Warehousing, FDA regulations and Perdue Grain & Oilseed LLC requirements.
  • Ensure routine and preventative maintenance is performed on all equipment to ensure maximum availability, operating efficiency and longevity.
  • Identify opportunities, synergies and improvements to increase facility operating effectiveness and reduce operating costs. This includes the development of capital plans and execution of individual projects according to plans.
  • Coordinate with grain merchandising to ensure positive customer relationships and effective planning to provide for timely and efficient cost movement of grain.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by supervisor.

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years of grain experience
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience

Required Education

  • BS Degree (Agriculture, Logistics or Business) preferred
  • 5 – 7 years of grain operations experience can be substituted for BS Degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of grain receiving and storage technologies
  • Knowledge of Federal and State environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of Federal and State OSHA regulations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong math, organizational and analytical skills
  • Understanding of standard software applications

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.