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Perdue Farms, Inc. Senior Plant Manager in Washington, Indiana

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Develops productions schedule for the plants including sequencing, routing and scheduling. Ensures the shop floor data collection system has all production orders needed and posted to the correct resource.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Creates and maintains the optimum Master Production Schedule to obtain maximum ROA (Return on Assets) from given facilities meeting both the short and long term goals.Develops schedules to ensure items are sequenced by line, shift and day to ensure "least cost" production.Creates and maintains the optimum inventory profile to ensure fulfillment of customer requirements, taking into account forecast accuracy, schedule and production requirements.Oversees, monitors and maintains planned production orders in database system.Reviews forecast with Demand Planning to review issues such as product mix or capacity constraints.Oversees and converts planned orders into production orders ensuring they are downloaded to correct resource. As necessary, updates production orders with substitutions, alternate resources and sequencesMust be able to travel overnight to customer vendor locations and/or plant locations.

Minimum Education

Bachelors degree in a related field.

Experience Requirements

3 -5 years experience. Knowledge of Manugistics. Must have above average numerate and analytical skills; good computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and database systems. Knowledge of process manufacturing and production process flows. Experience managing multi-level production lead times and shelf life optimization for materials. Good working knowledge of production sequencing and routing.

Experience Preferred

Familiarity with ERP manufacturing database systems and related shop floor data collection systems preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.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.May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.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.