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Grain Storage Manager

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Elizabeth City, NC, US, 27909

Req ID:  58153
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.


Perdue AgriBusiness has an exciting opportunity for a Grain Storage Manager at our facility located in Elizabeth City, NC.  This position is responsible for  leading the work of teams and crews in the day-to-day operational activities of the grain storage facility in order to maximize its efficiency and productivity.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the grain receiving and storage staff to include hiring, training, and developing the staff to meet the needs of the facility. 
  • Lead, promote, and create a safe working environment for all associates in accordance with Federal, State, and Local regulations. 
  • Ensure service and equity of grades is provided to both internal and external customers. 
  • Maintain quality and quantity of grain inventory while being handled or stored in the facility. 
  • Coordinate and direct the activities of crews and teams that receive, dry, store, and distribute grain. 
  • Coordinate and direct the activities of crews and teams that perform housekeeping activities. 
  • Ensure routine and preventative maintenance is performed on all receiving and storage equipment to ensue maximum availability and longevity. 
  • Coordinate with grain merchandising to ensure positive customer relationships and timely and least cost movement of grain. 
  • Perform other task as directed by supervisor.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Logistics, Business or related discipline. 
  • 5-7 years grain operations experience can be substituted for BS degree. 

Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years of related grain experience
  • 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.

Experience Preferred

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 self-contained breathing apparatus. 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.

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