Perdue Farms, Inc. Grain Storage Manager in Tappahannock, Virginia
Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.
Perdue AgriBusiness has an exciting opportunity for a Grain Storage Manager at our facility located in Tappahannock, VA . This position is responsible for leading the production and manufacturing processes for the grain receiving and storage facilities within the assigned area.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Leads and directs the activities of facility personnel that receive, store and distribute grain to include hiring, training and developing the staff to meet the needs of the facility.
Manages the grain operation and storage assets to ensure maximum equipment and associate utilization as well capital improvement projects for work within 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, Local regulations and Perdue AgriBusiness requirements.
Develop, lead and administer an effective and proactive program to prevent environmental incidents and ensure compliance with all applicable Federal State, Local regulations and Perdue AgriBusiness requirements.
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 AgriBusiness LLC requirements.
Ensure routine and preventative maintenance is performed on all equipment to ensure maximum availability, operating efficiency and longevity.
Coordinate with grain merchandising to ensure positive customer relationships and effective planning to provide for timely and least cost movement of grain.
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 plan.
- Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Management, Business, Engineering preferred
3+ years of related Grain experience
3+ years of supervisory/management experience
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Able to move freely throughout the agribusiness facilities including climbing vertical heights (0 -150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 lbs.), exposure temperatures (0-100) degrees Fahrenheit, humidity (0-100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available)
Must be able to wear protective equipment
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.