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Grain Port Facility Manager

Company: Perdue Farms
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

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.SummaryThe Grain Port Facility Manager will:Lead the management of the production operations of the facility to insure a safe and efficient operations.Optimize the inventory and logistics of trucks/barges/rail logistics to meet vessel/container shipments. Insure a consistent and quality grain supply to soybean crush facility. Maximize all mix/blend opportunities at the facility and origin locations. Maximize Dispatch earnings by coordinating inbound shipments with vessels. Maximize storage capability and handling capacity at the facility and control overall facility costs by effective scheduling.Manage the stevedore responsibilities (vessel loading; 12 additional headcount); prior outsourced to Kinder Morgan.Principal and Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesLead Production, Logistics, and Inventory staff to include hiring, training, and developing the staff to meet the needs of the facility.Provide leadership for the safety program to ensure safe working conditions for all associates.Effectively manage grain and rail movements through Chesapeake to maximize facility efficiency, revenue generation, and meet internal/external customer needs.Effectively monitor and manage the quality and inventory of products through implementation of the facility Inventory Control Program. Ensure compliance with GIPSA/USDA grain handling and warehousing regulations.Partner on activities and plans with facility management, merchandisers, and internal/external traffic groups.Partner with the Terminal Port Manager on the scheduling of vessel loading.Partner with the Terminal Port Manager on the scheduling of vessel loading.Collaborate with maintenance teams to optimize facility maintenance program.Manage new stevedore responsibilities.Minimum EducationBachelor s Degree (Agriculture, Business, or Logistics)Experience RequirementsKnowledge of grain handling/storage facility operations and technologies.Knowledge of USDA Grain Standards for Domestic and Export operations.Knowledge of rail, truck, barge, container, and vessel logistics.Knowledge of U.S. Coast Guard Facility Security Protocols.Employee relations.Experience Preferred10 - 15 years previous experience managing a Grain Port Facility.Environmental Factors and Physical RequirementsAble to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150').Carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds).Exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity.Exposure to(0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db).Exposure to chemicals (SDS 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.

Keywords: Perdue Farms, Chesapeake , Grain Port Facility Manager, Executive , Chesapeake, Virginia

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