Perdue Farms, Inc. Project 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.
To research, develop, design, and manage 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. To 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 the 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 interim and final completion dates are attained
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
BS Degree (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Agricultural or other Engineering)
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 is required.
If degreed, 3 - 5 years experience, if not 8 years of experience required. Understanding of manufacturing technologies. Understanding of project management techniques. Understanding of standard software applications. Strong communication, math, organizational, and analytical skills. Must have 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.