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Project Manager


Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  24144
Job Function:  Engineering

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.


The Project Manager is responsible for researching, developing, designing and managing the implementation of capital projects throughout AgriBusiness to improve manufacturing or maintenance processes, using project management best practices as defined by the Project Management Institute.  This position will provide consultation and guidance to the facility managers for capital projects that will improve manufacturing and maintenance processes.

The project manager must be willing to travel 50% of time, or as directed by management, to support projects at Perdue AgriBusiness locations.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Research, design, and develop capital projects that will improve manufacturing and maintenance processes.
  • Manage multiple capital projects with projected scopes ranging from $0 - $25MM, from start-up to completion.
  • Manage capital project implementation, utilizing project management best practices, to ensure timeslines and schedules are met for interim and final completion dates.
  • Manage, monitor, and implement cost control measures, utilizing project management best practices, to ensure capital projects are completed within or under projected budgets. 
  • Ensure capital projects comply with all local, state and federal safety and environmental laws, regulations, requirements and Company Policies, engineering specification, and procedures. 
Minimum Education
  • BS Degree (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Agricultural, or other Engineering) preferred
  • In the absence of a degree, 8 plus years related work experience will be considered
  • Project Management Profession (PMP) Certification preferred but not required, willingness to gain certification within first year of employment if not currently certified 
Experience Requirements

If degreed, 3 - 5 years experience.  Strong Electrical or PLC experience preferred.  Understanding of manufacturing technologies.  Understanding of project management techniques.  Understanding of standard software applications.  Strong communication, math, organizational, and analytical skills.  Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.


Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 – 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0 – 100 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0 – 100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 – 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (SDS sheets available).   Must be able to wear personal protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus. Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities, vender, and customer locations.  Able to use standard office 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: Salisbury