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Perdue Farms, Inc. Supply Chain Planner -Specialty Crops & Oils 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.


Develop and maintain the Master Production Schedule (daily and/or weekly) for selected plants and species. The Supply Chain Planner is responsible for utilizing Company resources efficiently and filling customer orders.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Creates and maintains the optimum Master Production Schedule. These plans must meet both the short and long term goals.

  • Creates and maintains the optimum inventory profile to ensure fulfillment of customer requirements, taking into account forecast accuracy, schedule compliance and production smoothing requirements.

  • Reviews forecast with Demand Planning to review issues such as product mix or capacity constraints.

  • Works as part of the Sales and Operations Planning team to review the forward plan and past performance. This will also involve a constant dialogue with respective plants, Demand Planning, Order Management and Distribution.

  • Monitors and reviews the supply models in Excel, including all the automatic, overnight processes and interfaces to and from SAP.

  • Daily exception reports will be produced both systems exceptions where parameters are missing and process exceptions, for example where supply may not meet demand or stock is low.

  • Monitors exceptions on a daily basis and communicate with Order Management as to the most effective solution; advise of any modifications to the supply plan and options for utilizing inventory.

Minimum Education

Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree - preferred

  • 3 -5 years related work experience

  • Working knowledge of Supply Chain and SAP as it relates to inventory and the master production schedule.

  • Must be able to travel overnight to customer/vendor locations and/or plant locations.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.

  • Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.

  • May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.

  • May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.

  • Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

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.