Perdue Farms, Inc.

FEED MILL MANAGER

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Description/Job Summary

Directs production, distribution and marketing operations for Feed Mill. Plans and implements all activities, products and services in a manner designed to reduce the adverse environmental, social and economic impacts and incorporates commitments to continuous improvement, pollution prevention and efficient use of natural resources and sustainable practices. Individual must be organized, deadline oriented. Must be able to work independently and use judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Individual will be actively involved in the Company Safety program and the long term and short-term goals of the department. Seven to ten years’ related experience required.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Coordinate production, distribution, and warehousing of feed.
  • Schedule and monitor daily production, including running ton totals, ordering product, and scheduling production.
  • Handle client calls and correspondence.
  • Develop and oversee plans for efficient use of materials, machines and human resources.
  • Review production costs and product quality, and modify production and inventory control programs.
  • Review and monitor permit processes for air quality, mound and rainwater runoff.
  • Prepare and monitor annual budget in accordance to Company guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area at all times.
  • Participate in company and department safety program.
  • Comply with Company Policies and Procedures.

Required Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
  • BS degree preferred in a related field.
  • 7 – 10 years of Feed Mill management experience.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures.
  • Ability to read and write reports and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages  
Language Skills:
Ability to understand, speak, and write fluent English.  Spanish a plus but not required.
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with an assortment of variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral and verbal forms, to include diagrams, schedules and blueprints.
Physical Demands:
Ability to use hands to feel objects, tools and controls. Ability to lift, push or pull up to 10 pound boxes and materials regularly. Ability to regularly stand, walk, and climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Must have close and distance vision and ability to distinguish colors. 
Work Environment:
Moderate to extreme levels of noise, high levels of grain dust, high elevations requiring use of staircases and ladders. Safety protection is provided.
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.