BUSINESS UNIT LEADER
Perdue Farms, Inc.
Requisition Number: 175558
Job Title: BUSINESS UNIT LEADER
BUSINESS UNIT LEADER
BUSINESS UNIT LEADER
Primary responsibility is to provide leadership and direction in the production and maintenance operations to ensure timely and cost efficient production and distribution of Company products. Day-to-day supervision of the management staff to achieve required
production and quality standards in a safe manner, and for promoting and maintaining positive working relationships with the production group.
PRINCIPAL AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Describe below the major responsibilities of this position which must be fulfilled with or without reasonable accommodations in order to achieve the essential purpose of this position.
Establishes, measures, and is accountable for operating and capital budgets for the operation in a manner to enable the operation to maintain a competitive position in the industry.
Meets all facility operational plans, to insure yield, birds per man hour, pounds per man hour, line efficiency, CSI, QI, requirements are met.
Ensures processes are in place to continuously reduce turnover, improve safety results as measured by the Safety Scorecard, and create the environment that will make the facility the Employer of Choice in the area.
Ensures processes are in place to continually provide training to improve supervisory skills of staff, and improve the skill set of the hourly production associates to maximize the results of individual and team efforts.
Constantly develops new ideas and methods to improve operational performance and improve product quality and customer reliability.
Supports and promotes the companyâ€™s annual People, Products, and Profitability goals through effective planning, communication, emphasizing the requirement for all team members to be efficient and effective in their respective responsibilities.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS (include any specialized or technical knowledge, certifications, credentials or licensing required for this position) REQUIRED:
Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Management, Agriculture or related discipline plus 12-14 years related work experience. Should be computer literate with skill in Microsoft Office. Proven track record demonstrating ability to lead people and get
results. Must be able to think ahead and plan over a 1 to 3 year time span. Must be able to organize multiple protocols/projects and complete on schedule. Able to develop protocols and processes and deploy. Able to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic
and functional level. Requires prior supervisory experience. Knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation. Must be able to communicate to all levels of the organization; possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Must be
able to travel to other facilities and plants for meetings and/or company business.
Describe the decision-making authority of this position, the nature and extent of supervision available and the point at which higher approval is required. This position has the authority to make day-to-day decisions based upon re-established policy and procedures.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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.
Website : https://www.perduefarms.com/
Perdue Farms is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for everyone we touch through innovative food and agricultural products. Since our beginning on Arthur Perdue’s farm in 1920, to our expansion into agribusiness and the introduction of the PERDUE® brand of chicken and turkey under Frank Perdue, and continuing with our third generation of leadership with Chairman Jim Perdue, we’ve remained family owned and family operated. We are the parent company of Perdue Foods and Perdue AgriBusiness. Through our PERDUE®, HARVESTLAND®, COLEMAN NATURAL® and COLEMAN ORGANIC® food brands; agricultural products and services; and stewardship and corporate responsibility programs, we are working to become the most-trusted name in food and agricultural products.