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Indirect Services Materials Manager

Date:  Nov 20, 2020
Location: 

Perry, GA, US, 31047

Req ID:  25241
Job Function:  Production

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

THE INDIRECT SERVICES MATERIALS MANAGER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PURCHASES OF PACKAGING, INGREDIENTS, AND OPERATING SUPPLIES FOR THE PLANT AND ASSIGNED BY THE CORPORATE PURCHASING MANAGER.  TO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND GUIDELINE TO DIRECT REPORTS, OTHER PURCHASING ASSOCIATES, PRODUCTION MANAGERS, AND THEIR DIRECT REPORTS ON PURCHASING ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS.   TO MANAGE PRODUCTION COORDINATION OF ALL ASPECTS OF PLANT SCHEDULING THROUGH THE PROPER MANAGEMENT OF RAW MATERIALS, EFFICIENT DEPARTMENT UTILIZATION, AND PRODUCT MINIMUM TO MAXIMUM INVENTORIES, ENSURE THAT PRODUCTS ARE ISSUED IN PROPER ORDER TO FULFILL SALES/CUSTOMERS REQUIREMENTS AS WELL AS ENSURING A COST EFFECTIVE OPERATION.  TO MANAGE WAREHOUSE FUNCTIONS AND LAUNDRY ROOM.

 

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Contributes to the plant and company profitability objectives by minimizing acquisition costs of packaging, ingredients, and operating supplies.  Support and promote the company’s annual People, Products, and Profitability goals through effective and efficient planning,   communication, coaching, training,  and overall direction of the workforce. Achieve customer satisfaction by maintaining adequate inventories that meet or exceed requirements. Contributes to continuous improvements and other value-added services.  Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to retaining associates.  Consistently administers company policies and procedures. Manage the Warehouse, Purchasing, and Shipping/Receiving for ingredients and packaging.  Manages production staff to ensure product quality and integrity, and ensures all finished product meets or exceeds customer requirements. Communicate both written and orally with sales and marketing, production, supplies, USDA, customers, and other customary office correspondence that is necessary for problems, cost, projects, control.  Train, direct, and develop subordinates to meet operating, safety, and quality requirements within the department/area.  Creates and implements, with management approval, new ideas, and methods to improve production efficiencies, CSI, QI, and Safety Scorecard.  Support the 3 Ps. People – Turnover, Safety, Associate Engagement; Products – Quality and consistency of products; Profitability. Contribute to the achievement of Key Initiatives.

Minimum Education

Four-year college degree in Business Administration, Agriculture, Poultry Science, Animal Science, or related field or equivalent experience. Computer literate with skill in Microsoft Office.    

Experience Requirements

5 years of experience required.   Leadership – a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results. Planning – an ability to think ahead and plan over a 1 to 3 year time span. Management – the ability to organize multiple protocols / projects and complete on schedule. Process Development – ability to develop protocols and processes and deploy. Problem Solving – ability to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level. 

Experience Preferred

Associate development – ability to supervise and recognize training needs for the operation as well as the associates and the willingness to support those needs and develop associates.  Customer Satisfaction – knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation. Communication – ability to communicate to all levels of the organization and a commitment to excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Team Building- knowledge of and a commitment to Team performance, effective coaching and demonstrated skills of a strong team player. Commitment – dedication and commitment to company values. Safety – ability, knowledge, and commitment to put safety of associates above everything else while achieving goals.                          

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Ability to work for 8 hours or more in a stationary position or travel on a wet, moist, dry, greasy, floors which may include medal or plastic grating surfaces with up to 4 hours in a single interval.  Ability to work from various types of ladders and/or stairs.  Exposure to and work in temperatures of less than -40 degrees and 75 degrees with ambient humidity. Noise exposure of 110 db, and light intensity range of 50 to 100 foot candles.  Bending, twisting, lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, sitting, and grasping varies in repetitions, distance, degrees, angle, weight, heights, longest interval of time, objects grasped, and body positions depending upon the maintenance task required.  Exposure to chlorinated water (50 ppm, Ammonia vapors) 5 ppm, dry ice, caustic detergents, lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and other chemicals found in a poultry processing plant.  Must use and/or wear protective and safety equipment required for the job.  Required to travel to other facilities and plants for meetings and/or business.

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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