Plant Superintendent

Perdue Farms | Bowersville, GA

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Posted Date 10/08/2019
Description

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

To manage day-to-day production operations within the oilseed crushing facilities and the specialty seed oil refinery to ensure safe and efficient operations in achieving established profitability targets.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the crushing and refinery staff to include training and developing the staff to meet the needs of the business
  • Provide leadership for safety programs to ensure safe working conditions for all associates and compliance with all local, state and federal requirements
  • Provide leadership for environmental programs to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal requirements
  • Manage production 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 operations to ensure efficient operation

Minimum Education

  • BS Degree (Agriculture, Management, Business or Engineering)
  • 10 years of work experience can be substituted for degree

Experience Requirements

5 to 7 years of operations experience. Understanding of manufacturing technologies. Understanding of quality control processes. Knowledge of Food Safety requirements: FSMA, GMP, HAACP, etc preferred but not required. Understanding of safety and environmental programs and requirements. Understanding of standard software applications. Strong communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the facility 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 and customer locations. Able to communicate on the telephone and 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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