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Perdue Farms, Inc. Production Superintendent in Salisbury, Maryland

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 Superintendent, Oil Refinery in Salisbury, MD. The Superintendent will provide leadership and direction to the Oil Refinery Production Team to ensure profitability, and to maximize its efficiency and productivity.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the oil refinery production, and laboratory employees responsibilities to include training, and developing the staff to meet the needs of the business.

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

  • Manage facility programs with the purpose of ensuring the food safety and legality of manufactured product.

  • Provide leadership for environmental programs to ensure compliance with all local, state and federal requirements.

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

  • Collaborate with Technical Superintendent to execute operational tasks and preventative maintenance.

  • Perform other task as assigned.

Minimum Education

  • PREFERRED : BS Degree (Agriculture, Management, Business or Chemical Engineering)

  • REQUIRED: High School Diploma

Experience Requirements

  • 8 - 10 years experience leading and managing teams.

Experience Preferred

  • 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.

  • Understanding of leadership and coaching fundamentals.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Able to move freely throughout the facility 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 AgriBusiness facilities and customer locations.

  • Able to communicate on the telephone and 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.