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Industrial Engineering Manager

Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  60942
Job Function:  Engineering

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.


The Manager of Industrial Engineering is tasked with developing, researching and implementing cost reduction opportunities. The main focus will be yield, labor, and throughput improvements in each facility. Assists the VP’s and Director of Operations in eliminating wastes in interoperation activities.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides a safe, secure and productive work environment for our associates at all Company sites.
  • Selects and trains a strong and motivated technical resource staff to support the Company in the industrial and process engineering effort.
  • Provides the support required for, evaluating processes, determining the best process to achieve objectives, and implements changes that improve the Company’s bottom-line through reduced labor, reduced waste, and improved quality.
  • Produces and provides projects that are on time and on budget through good Engineering and Industrial Engineering practices that will increase productivity, yield, and quality, while reducing cost of production.
  • Provides guidance to the VP’s and Directors of Operations and their management teams in developing solutions and budgets for improving processes, maintaining facilities, and innovative problem solving.
  • Provides Industrial Engineering guidance to project managers and project engineers. Demonstrates and teaches development of skills for advanced problem solving.
  • Trains project managers and continuous improvement managers on industrial engineering techniques and processes to help associates identify and implement cost reduction opportunities as they arise.

Experience Requirements

BS degree or equivalent related work experience in Industrial, Manufacturing, Process Engineering or related discipline plus 8 years related work experience is required.  Technical experience in poultry processing equipment, project management, and equipment layout is a must. Track record in problem solving, negotiating, managing people, and establishing and meeting schedules is required. Must be able to travel to remote facilities and/or offices for meetings.  Frequent plant and project site visits are required; travel is extensive.  Must have adequate computer skills with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. 

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