Regional Commodity Movement Planning Manager
REGIONAL COMMODITY MOVEMENT PLANNING MANAGERDescription/Job SummaryWant to work some place great? Want to be a part of something new and exciting? Interested in building a team and defining new processes and procedures from the ground up? How about that beach life? Come join the team at Perdue AgriBusiness! Perdue AgriBusiness (PAB) is one of the two operating divisions of Perdue Farms headquartered in Salisbury, MD just miles away from the beaches, multiple coastal state parks and major cities including Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington DC. 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 a new and exciting opportunity for a Regional Commodity Movement Planning Manager in Salisbury, MD. As we build our Inventory Management functions, processes and procedures, come GROW with us! This position will be responsible for coordinating plans using supply and demand forecasting to develop storage and logistics plans maximizing freight opportunities among all departments conducting business in the region. Responsibilities/DutiesMeet with business units to address their needs and problems. Work with Transportation to ensure resources for planning and availability. Coordinate forward logistics plan and forecast for their region with consistent utilization of resources, maximizing backhaul/bundling opportunities, maintaining customer delivery expectations as well as meeting our internal consumption needs.Train and develop Commodity Movement Planning (CMP) staffAssist with daily tasks such as scheduling changes, load orders and system maintenance, quality concerns, freight payment issues, rate requests, customer notifications, etc.Identify opportunities for the Inventory Management team to pursue and triage, especially related to demurrage, accessorial charges, premiums, penalty fees and strategic spendingAddress forward looking opportunities, such as FOB farm programs, farmer relations, committing to truck usage for storage programs, etc.Manage the testing and implementation of new plans/protocols across PAB s inventory strategyWork with the QA Manager to accurately deliver on customer quality specifications and meet regulatory requirementsOversee long term supply chain to Feed mills and Crush Plants to ensure there is always a buffer of inventory in the supply chain.Perform other tasks as directed by supervisorRequired Experience3 5 yearsRequired EducationHigh School Graduate or GEDBS Degree (AgriBusiness, Business or Transportation) preferredRequired QualificationsUnderstanding of sales and marketing conceptsStrong oral and written communications skillsStrong interpersonal skillsStrong negotiating skillsUnderstanding of standard software applicationsKnowledge of grain handling and storage facility operations and technologiesKnowledge of USDA grain standardsKnowledge of rail, truck, barge and vessel logisticsDetailsPerdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.Apply for this job.