Production Supervisor in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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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.

 

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Job Summary:

Directs and manages the associates of Further Processing Departmental operations directly related to the Debone Department with strong focus on Safety, Food Safety, and Customer needs and interacts on a daily basis with Department Superintendents.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

Directs and manages production aspects, food safety, and customer orders for the Debone room  Further Processing area on the shift.

Leads and coordinates Debone room associates, ensuring all resources are available to produce quality products in a timely, safe, and efficient manner with a high expectation in quality.

Insures that the company’s core values are communicated and practiced by all company personnel.

Follows the production schedule as defined by the Debone room Superintendent.

Establishes and cultivates a safe work environment.

Controls and maximizes all labor productivity and minimizes Labor Overtime.

Interchange of accurate detailed information with oncoming shift Supervisor.

Work closely with Quality Control department and USDA inspectors.

Monthly team meeting with all associates.

Provides leadership and training to accomplish company goals and objectives.

Interacts, coordinates and communicates directly with all other Processing Supervisors.

Maintains a clean operational work environment.

Coordinates and facilitates timely response for Corrective Actions, SSOP, and SPS in area of responsibility.

Additional Responsibilities:

Other duties as assigned by Superintendent or other senior management

This position is responsible for directing tasks of approximately 54 associate involved in the production of Turkey Burgers in the plant. This position maintains all associate time and attendance calendars for all these direct reports and provides daily leadership and instruction for the proper processing of products at Carthage.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of and ability to work with computer programs such as SAP and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)

Good interpersonal and teambuilding skills.

Excellent attendance, personnel and safety record.

Good understanding of fundamental labor and waste control.

Ability to delegate responsibility.

Ability to absorb and mange increasing responsibilities and excel in a leadership position.

Working knowledge of manufacturing methods, process improvements, problem solving techniques and procedures.

Task completion oriented.

Excellent time management, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.

Previous exposure to USDA, HACCP, OSHA, EPA, FDA, and other applicable regulatory agencies

Working knowledge of manufacturing and processing equipment.

Education & Experience: 

High school diploma or equivalent required; associate degree or higher preferred

At least one (2) year supervisory experience in a poultry/meat processing plant

Work Conditions:

Must be able to work in a wet and cold environment with temperatures ranging from 40 degrees to 50 degrees F

Work around pungent orders

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