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Perdue Incorporated

Food Safety/Quality Data Analyst/Architect

Perdue Incorporated - Salisbury, MD

Work with FS/QA, Operations and IT to: Design and execute data capture solutions or models as needed

Perform manipulations on previously captured data to prepare for analysis or to upload into other databases for analysis

Create descriptive reports, perform predictive analysis and create prescriptive models using statistical methods

Create meaningful dashboards for Food Safety and Quality that enhance managements overall decision making process

Provide strategic direction to consumer services related to information needs that drive business improvement

Optimize data management via IT engagement to reduce efforts required to extract data


Determine new and innovative means to assimilate, communicate, track, and measure product quality that correlates production information, customer/consumer satisfaction information, and product reviews to allow proactive response to the production process based on real-time production data.

Provide strategic direction to the Perdue Foods Business as to the best-in-class metrics for providing meaningful scorecards for Food Safety, Quality, and CRI performance.

Provide statistical support services to operations and quality teams to generate meaningful information from process data to drive improved process understanding and business improvements.

Provide support to Directors of FS/QA as well as operations in identifying opportunities for quality as well as cost improvements.

Work with Operations, FS/QA and IT to define and implement quality data management systems that automate and improve the data collection process, provide productivity improvements, reduce the manual effort to gather, manage and analyze quality control data.

Directly engage finance to assist with the Overhead and Capital Budgeting process for Quality and Food Safety cost centers to provide detailed spending analysis throughout the year. Provide direction for cost savings as well as waste elimination.

Required Experience

Bachelor of Arts/Science Degree in Information Management type curriculum, Engineering degrees may be appropriate, plus 3-5 years of relevant experience. Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills

Strong communication skills with an ability to simplify complex data into actionable terms.

Must be able to work with Operations, FS/QA, and IT to accomplish mutual goals in a self-directed environment

Strongly proficient in Microsoft Office analytical tools (Excel, Access). Minitab being a plus.

Knowledgeable in the fundamentals of Statistical Process Control (SPC).

Working knowledge of quality management software and process control systems including data collection systems, Experience with SAP Quality Management, Optiva, SQL a plus


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

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Perdue Incorporated


Food Safety/Quality Data Analyst/Architect 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.