Associate Live Operations Logistics Manager in Huntsville, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 1/5/2021

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Associate Live Operations Logistics Manager

Location:             Huntsville, AR                                    Department:      Processing Plant

Reports to:         Live Operations Logistics Manager            Shift:     Day shift, with intermittent

                                                                                                                   and occasional involvement after                    

                                                                                                                   normal shift hours

Hourly/Salaried:              Salaried                                                FLSA Statue:       Exempt

Job Summary:   Assists the Live Operations Logistics Manager with directing the live operations logistics of placements and market loading for the AR wholebird processing plants.

Essential functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Establish weekly slaughter schedule for Ozark, AR and Huntsville, AR plants, including confirmation of NPIP clearance of flocks for slaughter (avian influenza negative, pesticide residue negative, etc.)
  • Establish weekly live haul and loading schedules for crews and drivers, balancing resources against plant needs and timing to prevent any disruption of live bird supply to plant operations
  • Establish weekly hen poult placement schedules for the two AR live divisions, assist with weekly hen poult placement panning for Carthage, MO division
  • Balance weekly AR hen poult placements with available housing in each live division
  • Work with sales division to establish annual live volumes to meet customer demand for whole birds
  • Work with poult suppliers (internal and external) to establish/confirm annual poult needs for all Midwest live divisions to meet live volume goals for whole bird sales demand

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of poultry grow-out and processing operations
  • Ability to respond quickly to changes in live/plant arenas, based on various business needs
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral

Education and Experience:  Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience (minimum of six months experience in a live poultry grow-out operation or a poultry processing plant setting). Computer experience – competent knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, ad Outlook)

Physical Demands – Standing, walking, climbing steps, grasping with hand. Must be able to read and complete reports and use computer.

Working environment – Usual office and processing plant exposures. Infrequent exposure to dust and outside elements during occasional farm visits.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected status under applicable law.


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