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Perdue Incorporated

Corporate Material Planner

Perdue Incorporated - Salisbury, MD

We are recruiting for a Corporate Material Planner for Corporate HQ in Salisbury, MD. This position supports the strategic initiatives of the Company by successfully fulfilling the following: Develops material capacity planning and scheduling based on forecasts to be developed, analyzed, utilized and maintained by this position; achieves on-time as required assigned materials in support of existing products and new product introductions and product enhancements; manages the transactional procurement cycle for assigned materials; contributes to company profitability by managing the inventory of assigned materials on behalf of consolidated company requirements as measured by inventory turnover rate, customer satisfaction and value of material write-off and achieves customer satisfaction by ensuring that quality and availability of assigned materials meet and exceed internal and external requirements.


1. Develops and maintains material requirements plans to ensure uninterrupted supply of assigned materials while minimizing investment, minimizing material obsolescence and minimizing material write-off.

2. Performs supplier qualification and certification, performance evaluation, material plan preparation and execution, purchase order preparation.

3. Coordinates material availability to support new packages, products or processes.

4. Along with other stakeholders including Research and Development, maintains all packaging specifications for specified product types.

5. Ensures compliance to all company requirements within assigned areas of responsibility (Code of Ethics, Purchasing Policy, Confidentiality, other requirements as identified by the Company Associate Handbook).

6. Develops techniques for material and capacity planning and scheduling.

7. Ensures an optimum supply of assigned materials with no inventories in excess.

8. Leverages existing technology and recommends best value methodologies and/or systems to competitively manage all direct materials as measured by improving inventory turnover year over year.

Required Education

BS degree, or equivalent related work experience, in Business Administration (or CPIM) required plus 4 -5 years related work experience. Must have strong communication, analytical and math skills. Strong PC skills required; proficient in the utilization of MS Excel. Experience in material planning or production planning required. Must be able to travel to manufacturing facilities, supplier’s facilities and customers to include overnight travel.

SAP Purchasing and Material Management experience is preferred.


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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Perdue Incorporated


Corporate Material Planner Perdue Incorporated - Salisbury, MD, United States


Location: Salisbury, MD

Company Profile:
Perdue Farms is the family-owned parent company of Perdue Foods and Perdue AgriBusiness. We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for everyone we touch through innovative food and agricultural products.