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Grain Terminal Storage Manager

Date:  Nov 24, 2020

Cofield, NC, US, 27922

Req ID:  19101
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.


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 Grain Terminal Storage Manager at our facility located in Cofield, NC.  This position is responsible for leading the production and manufacturing processes for the grain receiving and storage facilities within the assigned area.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Leads and directs the activities of facility personnel that receive, store and distribute grain to include hiring, training and developing the staff to meet the needs of the facility.
  • Manages the grain terminal operation and storage assets to ensure maximum equipment and associate utilization as well capital improvement projects for work within the terminal.
  • Develop, lead and administer an effective and proactive process to provide a safe working environment for all associates in accordance with Federal State, Local regulations and Perdue AgriBusiness requirements.
  • Develop, lead and administer an effective and proactive program to prevent environmental incidents and ensure compliance with all applicable Federal State, Local regulations and Perdue AgriBusiness requirements.
  • Administer an effective Inventory Control Program to maintain quality and quantity of inventory handled at the facility and ensure compliance with USDA Warehousing, FDA regulations and Perdue AgriBusiness LLC requirements.
  • Ensure routine and preventative maintenance is performed on all equipment to ensure maximum availability, operating efficiency and longevity.
  • Coordinate with grain merchandising to ensure positive customer relationships and effective planning to provide for timely and least cost movement of grain.
  • Identify opportunities, synergies and improvements to increase facility operating effectiveness and reduce operating costs. This includes the development of capital plans and execution of individual projects according to plan.  
Minimum Education
  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Management, Business, Engineering preferred
Experience Requirements
  • 5+ years of related Grain experience 
  • 5+ years of supervisory/management experience
Qualifications Preferred
  • Basic understanding of commodity markets
  • Knowledge of standard software applications 
  • Strong communication, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of grain handling operations or equivalent manufacturing technologies; applicable safety and environmental programs and requirements; applicable inventory control programs and requirements
  • Knowledge of Federal and State environmental regulations & OSHA regulations
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


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: Raleigh