Superintendent-1st Processing in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 1/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Location: Mount Olive                                                                                   Department: 1st Processing

Reports to: 1st Processing Operations Manager                                  Shift:  Day

Hourly/Salaried: Salaried                                                                             FLSA status: Exempt

Job Summary:

The First Processing Superintendent oversees all aspects of the First Processing Department (Hang/Pick/Kill, Evisceration, and Truck Wash) and ensures that all product is processed according to company procedures, company schedules, and customer specifications. The position ensures that company core values such as Safety, Food Safety, and Cost Reduction projects are accomplished. In addition, the Superintendent controls all aspects of labor, quality expectations, and management of machine operations.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Trains, directs, and supports the 1st Processing Production Supervisors to achieve company goals.
  • Ensures all resources are available to produce quality products in a timely, safe, and efficient manner with a high expectation in quality.
  • Directs daily production processes (Including CAS & Chillers) to ensure that orders are completed according to the instructions given by the company scheduler and/or plant manager in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Communicates and implements policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Monitors production reporting for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Implements company standards and programs to achieve a safe and productive work environment.
  • Directs HACCP plan to achieve USDA requirements and guides in bird related issues.
  • Tracks and documents KPI’s.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Familiarity with applicable government regulations including but not limited to GMPs, HACCP, and USDA regulations; Knowledge of BRC practices and standards through company and departmental training and understanding; Have basic computer skills, have excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong leadership skills; Ability to work successfully with cross-functional teams. Knowledge of involving and leading supervisors and associates in a team-based manner.

Education & Experience: 

Bachelor’s Degree in industry or department related field is preferred. 3-5 years relevant experience in a supervisory or higher-level management role is required. Poultry or meat processing plant experience is preferred.

Additional Responsibilities:

The 1st Processing Superintendent assists the Operations Manager with evaluation and input regarding processing methods and equipment. The 1st Processing Superintendent also assists in the implementation of new processing methods, systems, and equipment. Maintains and follows the humane policy as prescribed, and holds his team fully accountable in following this process.

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 and 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 la w.

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