HR Training Supervisor in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Purpose

The primary function of the Training Supervisor is to develop and lead training initiatives as well as provide guidance and support to the Training Specialist. Build professional work relationships and maintain strong communication with HR recruiters, HR business partners, and operations leadership.


  • Aid in the development of training specialist by training and coaching
  • Manage team members by providing guidance, assistance and appropriate communication
  • Deliver reports/surveys/information to leaders and champion for any change
  • Oversee and monitor metrics established for the Training Specialist role
  • Utilize sound judgment when dealing with sensitive and/or high stress situations
  • Utilize project management skills to prioritize and complete any projects and assignments
  • Maintain accountability from the team in regards to utilization of training plans
  • Support the new hire orientation and training process for all new hires, rehires, and transfers
  • Serve as a liaison on all training and development activities within the production division
  • Evaluate problems and implement solutions to determine positive resolution
  • Assist the Training Specialist in all work tasks as needed
  • Identifies training needs and develops materials or coordinates with learning and development
  • Identifies process improvements and recommends and implements solutions
  • Act as the main point of contact for all training related initiatives for production operations
  • Review internal concerns and work to resolve any conflicts or questions
  • Responsible for knowing and successfully communicating full knowledge of the training process to team members
  • Monitor and track progress of key training milestones
  • Handles sensitive and confidential employee information
  • Keeps current and provides guidance to Training Specialist and new employees on production operations processes to include animal care and well-being and knowledge of individual’s job tasks

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work collaboratively, build strong partnerships, and influence leaders and frontline employees
  • Knowledge of animal production, especially turkey production extremely helpful
  • Familiarity with on the job training processes, a plus
  • Excellent (intermediate / advanced) computer skills especially Microsoft Excel and Word; Microsoft Access a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to motivate people and teams to produce a positive outcome
  • Ability to work independently for day-to-day tasks to ensure training goals and priorities are met
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, tasks, and priorities

Education and Experience

  • Prior experience supervising others preferred
  • Associates degree in training & development, human resources development, or equivalent experience preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience in animal / turkey production or in a direct support role, a plus
  • Prior experience with employee training programs, a plus
  • Bilingual (English Spanish), a plus

Physical Requirements

Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time, bend and stoop, and lift up to 30 lbs. Must be capable of working in heat and/or cold temperatures.

Work Environment

Works in both office settings and production settings

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