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Perdue Farms, Inc. Port Terminal Supervisor in Chesapeake, Virginia

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 Grain Terminal Production Supervisor in Chesapeake, VA. This position is responsible for leading the work of teams and crews in the day-to-day operational activities of the grain storage facility in order to maximize its efficiency and productivity.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads and directs the activities of facility associates that receive, dry, store, and distribute grain

  • Ensure safe working conditions for all associates

  • Ensure service and equity of grades is provided to both internal and external customers

  • Ensures the condition of grain is maintained and/or improved while in storage.

  • Coordinates with grain merchandising ensuring positive customer relationships and effective planning to provide for timely and efficient cost movement of grain.

  • Ensures routine and preventative maintenance is performed on all receiving and storage equipment in order to maximize availability and longevity.

  • Required to maintain a hygienic/sanitary workspace to maintain product safety and quality

  • Perform other duties ad directed by supervisor

Minimum Education

  • Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Logistics, Business or related discipline.

Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience

  • 1-2 years supervisory experience

  • Knowledge of grain receiving and storage technologies-

  • Understanding of commodity markets

  • Basic knowledge of software applications.

  • Knowledge of federal, state, local, and OSHA regulations.

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

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 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.