Poultry Production Supervisor

  • Company:
    Koch Foods
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Production Supervisor Job Summary:

A Production Supervisor is primarily responsible for assuring all procedures are followed in achieving the highest level of productivity in the most cost-efficient manner possible while still maintaining customer specifications. In addition, the supervisor will direct a team of employees, ensuring compliance with all food safety programs, and enforcing company policies. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage employee performance, providing positive and /or corrective feedback.
  • Promote Safety throughout assigned work area.
  • Ensure proper staffing before start-up of production line.
  • Supervise, coach and train employees, providing professional development through on-going feedback concerning strengths and areas in need of improvement.
  • Mentor and motivate employees, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth.
  • Facilitate employee meetings, including employee training.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is completed and maintained.
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with employees while promoting company values such as, good attendance, strong work ethic and a desire to see the company succeed.
  • Communicate and ensure compliance with company policy, standards and procedures, quality standards, and QA/HACCP.
  • Direct employees on a daily basis to efficiently meet all production goals.
  • Responsible for employees’ performance, development, safety and work schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with established food safety programs, including HACCP, SSOPs and GMPs.
  • Optimize employee engagement through positive leadership.
  • Maximize yields while minimizing down time, accidents and turnover.
  • Encourage team building and provide positive encouragement to team members.
  • Ensure a food safe and sanitary environment within specifications and USDA requirements.
  • Establish and meet production schedules and efficiencies.
  • Plan and implement process improvements.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, with Bachelor’s degree in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Business Management, or related field preferred.
  • One (1) to three (3) years’ supervisory experience, preferably in poultry or meat processing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with English language skills (reading and writing) required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills helpful but not required.
  • Proficient computer and analytical skills.
  • Basic knowledge of all floor production level operations.
  • Working knowledge of poultry processing, food safety regulations, OSHA guidelines, GMPs and HACCP.
  • Proficient knowledge of production processes, general line maintenance and staffing.
  • Leadership skills and abilities.
  • Proven team-building abilities.
  • Sound work ethic, honesty and moral character.
  • Physical/Environmental Factors:

  • Cold, damp, wet environment with temperatures ranging from 40 to 90 degrees.
  • Stand/walk 100% of work day.
  • Exposure to noise levels greater than 85 decibels.
  • Bend, stoop, and lift various weights as needed.
  • Climb stairs, frequently stoop, kneel, crawl and bend.
  • Exposure to strong, raw and foul odors.
  • Bending, twisting, stacking, pushing and standing for long periods of time.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and wrists.
  • Benefits:

    Benefits available after approximately 30 days of employment:

  • Cobra Insurance Cost Reimbursement
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Voluntary Life & Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Purchase Program
  • Bonus Eligibility (Salary Exempt Employees only)
  • 401k Savings Plan available after 1 year of employment (Salary Exempt Employees only)