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Retail Production Supervisor in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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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. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

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 gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

Job Summary:

Provides frontline leadership and management of line or area in a food processing facility ensuring standards are met in a safe, efficient and effective manner.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises production team members providing guidance, training, direction, and feedback for optimum performance

  • Serves as a role model and initiates proactive actions to ensure team’s understanding of and compliance with all company policies and regulatory guidelines (including USDA, OSHA, DOL, EEOC, etc.)

  • Accountable for team’s adherence to manufacturing protocols, product specifications, quality guidelines, safety standards

  • Ensure effective use of labor, tools, supplies, and equipment to maximize efficiency and capacity

  • Conducts routine scanning of department to identify and solve problems (e.g. equipment operations, processes, etc.) or escalate as needed

  • Maintains accurate and timely electronic / paper-based records of production data

  • Updates daily/weekly department reports (i.e. production reports, attendance reports, pre-flight check list, staffing reports, training reports)

  • Conducts routine safety and quality audits

  • Participates in investigations (e.g. accidents, employee complaints, etc.)

  • Actively participates in department / facility meetings

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly skilled at motivating employees to accomplish objectives

  • Knowledge of USDA regulations, HACCP (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points), SOP (Standard Operating Procedure), SSOP (Standard Sanitary Operational Procedure)  and requirements; or ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly

  • Familiar with operations metrics, such as yields, lbs. /birds per man hours (PMH), line speeds, etc.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills at both the strategic and functional level
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Basic math skills (e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform all other duties as necessary to ensure efficiency of operation.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Poultry, Animal or Food Science or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a leadership role or have successfully completed Butterball’s Leadership Apprentice Program

  • Experience in poultry/meat food manufacturing helpful

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