Seasoned Logistics and Supply Planning Leader - Ecommerce (Manager)

Perdue Farms | Salisbury, MD

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Posted Date 4/29/2020
Description

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.

Summary

This position will oversee all Logistics for the Direct-to-Consumer business. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong capacity in establishing best practices and methodologies that facilitates, supports and helps drive the effectiveness of our supply chain.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Marketing and Merchandising to develop short term and long term strategic plans
  • Collaborates across the Perdue enterprises, such as Supply Planning and Demand Planning, to get products to Distribution Centers and ensure sufficient stock based on needs
  • Manages strong working relationship with 3PLs
  • Responsible for overseeing budget planning for Logistics and the implementation of SLAs
  • Oversees cycle counting on a quarterly basis or as needed
  • Manages the Supply Planning team under E Commerce

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in related field and 5 plus years of relevant experience with increasing responsibility within Logistics. The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and extremely comfortable with numbers
  • Strategic planning mindset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with WMS
  • Ability to travel between Headquarters and 3PL as needed

Experience Preferred

Experience in Warehousing, Direct-to-Consumer, Food Production or Trucking is a plus.

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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