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Perdue Farms, Inc. Oil Refinery Plant Manager in Salisbury, Maryland

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.


Manage all operations of the Oil Refinery facility to ensure profitability.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead, motivate, and develop associates to meet the needs of the facility.

  • Lead safety programs to ensure safe working conditions for all associates and compliance with all local, state and federal requirements.

  • Lead environmental programs to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal requirements.

  • Manage production operations to ensure maximum equipment and personnel utilization.

  • Manage product quality to ensure customer requirements and specifications are attained.

  • Manage routine and preventative maintenance programs for the production operations to ensure efficient operation.

  • Manage all capital expenditures for maintenance and engineering requirements.

Minimum Education

BS Degree (Agriculture, Management, Business, Engineering OR equivalent experience

Experience Requirements

  • 15 years of previous leadership experience in a refinery or similar industry.

  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies.

  • Understanding of safety programs and requirements.

  • Understanding of environmental programs and requirements.

  • Understanding of standard software applications.

  • Strong communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

The environmental factors and physical requirements of this position include the following:

Able to move freely throughout the Division facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db – hearing protection required) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Required to travel to remote Division facilities.

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.