Sourcing Manager - Animal Nutrition

Date:  Jun 2, 2023

Salisbury, MD, US, 21801

Req ID:  68863
Job Function:  Sales & Marketing

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


Come join the team at Perdue AgriBusiness! Perdue AgriBusiness (PAB) is one of the two operating divisions of Perdue Farms. Our company portfolio generates over $6.5 billion in sales and we are among the nation’s Top 10-grain companies with a global reach through our domestic and international export operations including organic grains.  We also operate four soybean processing facilities, an edible oil refinery and specialty feed ingredients manufacturing.  But wait, there’s more………Competitive salaries, flexible benefits plan, Tuition & Education Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, 401(k) Savings Options and so much more!


Be a part of a family company you can be proud of!  Your journey starts now!


We have an exciting opportunity for a Sourcing Manager in Salisbury, MD. The core responsibility for this role is to ensure the continuous flow of required, least total cost purchased materials and services to support the company’s business objectives. This position will contribute to supplier qualifications and certifications, performance evaluations, proposal evaluations, and contract preparations within the assigned level of decision-making authority. Additionally, the Sourcing Manager will create purchasing transactions for all specified categories within the assigned level of decision-making authority and support day-to-day projects of priority within assigned areas of responsibility.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Contribute to company profitability by managing the sourcing of assigned categories on behalf of consolidated company requirements including feed ingredients, supplies, services and any other raw materials required
  • Utilize sourcing and contract management processes and technology to develop RFx events, written supply agreements, and other documents as required
  • Assist internal customers in developing strategies, budgets, and initiatives and support their achievement
  • Proactively develop cost, process, and sustainability improvement projects; and manage associated supply chain risk
  • Achieve customer satisfaction by ensuring that the quality and availability of assigned materials and services meet and exceed internal and external requirements
  • Manage supplier relationships including qualification, collaboration, and performance

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business, engineering, economics or related field
  • 5 years experience in purchasing/supply management 

Experience Preferred

  • Maximo and SAP proficiency. 
  • C.P.M. or C.P.S.M

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

The 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.  Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment


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