Grain Crew Leader

Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  72420
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 Crew Leader at our facility located in Salisbury, MD, supporting grain operations. 

Day shift hours: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm for non-harvest; 7:00 am to 7:00 pm during harvest. Training starts on day shift.

Perdue AgriBusiness offers competitive wages and benefit packages to full-time, regular positions.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the facility manager in managing the operations
  • Ensure working conditions for all associates are in compliance with the safety guidelines established by local, state, and federal agencies as well as company policies
  • Assist the facility manager in coordinating and directing the daily activities of crews and teams that receive, dry, store, and distribute grain
  • Train and develop team members to perform required operational tasks
  • Operate grain probe (hand/automated) and grade grain for all factors
  • Operate grain receiving equipment
  • Operate grain drying and related equipment
  • Operate grain transfer and load out equipment
  • Operate lift truck equipment and perform daily maintenance and safety checks on equipment
  • Perform house keeping of all elevator areas
  • Perform routine and preventative maintenance on operational equipment with the grain facility to ensure maximum availability and longevity
  • Perform other tasks as assigned




Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of management or lead experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of grain operations experience

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.

Nearest Major Market: Salisbury