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Data and Analytics Manager

Date:  Apr 7, 2021

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  34468
Job Function:  Information Technology

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its 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.


Reporting to the Director of Data Strategy, this role is responsible for the deployment and user engagement of an Enterprise Analytics Platform in support of data-driven decision-making that leads to improved organizational performance, quality, outcomes, and cost.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Serves as a technical expert for data, analytics, and data visualization across Perdue.
  2. Performs and oversees analysis and recommends appropriate analytic, statistic, and data visualization methods, resources, and tools.
  3. Provides support for data governance and the coordination and alignment of analytics activities supporting the strategic direction of the organization to improve data-driven decision making.
  4. Promote analytic usage and skills among management and employees through training and mentoring, of appropriate analytics tools
  5. Leads the mission to create one source of the truth at Perdue by injecting more certified, trustworthy, and structured data into the Enterprise Analytics Platform.
  6. Run projects to extend foundational Analytic offerings enabling business to make more enterprise decisions
  7. Work with Business teams to development analytic metrics that establish a consistent, coherent approach to data throughout the organization
  8. Drives analytics maturity at Perdue
  9. Runs projects to continually improvements the DA CoE.
  10. Leads enterprise Data Analyst forum
  11. Be a champion for Analytic capabilities across Perdue

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Data Analytics, Business or related

Experience Requirements

10+ years related experience is required.

  • Demonstrated strength in SQL, data modeling, and data warehousing
  • Knowledge of data platforms and functions supporting Analytics
  • Great numerical and analytical skills
  • Extensive Experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Pig, Spark, SnowFlake, Dataiku, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Data Analytics used to provide business insight and bring value to our business partners is required.
  • Knowledge of data platforms and functions supporting Analytics
  • Ability to deliver innovative ideas and suggestions to contribute to the direction for Data Analytics within the Organization.
  • Experience with Project Management methodologies

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.  

May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.

May need to access files, supplies and equipment.

When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.
May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db. to 110 db.
May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.
Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

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: Salisbury