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Perdue Farms, Inc. Plant Manager, Blending Operations in Earlville, Iowa

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.

Summary

Perdue AgriBusiness is seeking a Plant Manager for our Earlville, IA facility. This position will be responsible for managing all production and manufacturing operations.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Hire, train, lead, motivate, develop and engage the operations, maintenance and administrative staff to meet the needs of the facility.

  • Manage safety programs within the production and manufacturing facilities to ensure safe working conditions for all associates and compliance with all local, state and federal requirements.

  • Manage environmental programs within production and manufacturing facilities to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal requirements.

  • Manage production and manufacturing operations to ensure maximum equipment and personnel utilization.

  • Manage product quality to ensure customer requirements and specifications are attained.

  • Manage routine and preventative maintenance programs for the production and manufacturing operations to ensure efficient operation.

  • Manage all capital expenditures for maintenance and engineering requirements.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent

  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture or related field preferred

Experience Requirements

7+ years of operations experience. 3+ years of supervisory experience. Understanding of manufacturing technologies. Understanding of safety programs and requirements. Understanding of environmental programs and requirements. Understanding of commodity markets. Understanding of standard software applications. Strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db – hearing protection required) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities. Able to use standard office 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.

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