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Grain Terminal Production Supervisor


Chesapeake, VA, US, 23324

Req ID:  8282
Job Function:  Production

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.


Come join the team at Perdue AgriBusiness!  Perdue AgriBusiness (PAB) is one of the two operating divisions of Perdue Farms. Our company portfolio generates over $6.5 billion in sales and we are among the nation’s Top 10 grain companies with a global reach through our domestic and international export operations including organic grains.  We also operate four soybean processing facilities, an edible oil refinery and specialty feed ingredients manufacturing.  But wait, there’s more………Competitive salaries, flexible benefits plan, Tuition & Education Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, 401(k) Savings Options and so much more!
Be a part of a family company you can be proud of!  Your journey starts now!
We have an exciting opportunity for a Grain Terminal Production Supervisor at our Grain Elevator & Export Facility located in Chesapeake, VA.  The core responsibility for this role includes leading the work of teams and crews in the day-to-day operational activities to include Barge, Vessel and Railcar operations of the grain storage facility in order to maximize its efficiency and productivity.

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Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Lead the grain terminal receiving and storage operations staff to include hiring, training, and developing the staff to meet the needs of the facility.
  • Ensure safe working conditions for all associates and provides a safe working environment in accordance with federal, state and local regulations along with agribusiness requirements.
  • Ensures service and equity of grades is provided to both internal and external customers and the condition of grain is maintained and/or improved while in storage.
  • Ensures routine and preventative maintenance is performed on all receiving and storage equipment in order to maximize availability and longevity.
  • Coordinate and direct the activities of crews and teams that receive, dry, store, and distribute grain as well as houskeeping activities.
  • Identifies opportunities, synergies and improvements to increase facility operating effectiveness and reduce operating costs including the development of capital plans and execution of individual projects according to plans.
  • Provides job specific training, safety and environmental training to ensure associates understand and are fully engaged in the production, safety and environmental processes that are required to meet operational and customer requirements.
Minimum Education
  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Logistics, Business or related discipline preferred
Experience Requirements
  • 3-5 years of Agriculture related experience preferred
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of grain receiving and storage technologies 
  • Understanding of commodity markets
  • Basic knowledge of software applications. Knowledge of federal, state, local and OSHA regulations. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Must be able to work a rotating, swing shift

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 to include dust mask. Required to travel to remote agribusiness facilities and customer locations.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads