Meat Supervisor (Nights)

Management - Food Production and Raw Manufacturing Long Island City, New York


Description

 

Essential Functions:

  • Directs, coordinates, and supervises all aspects of a daily production operation in food safety, quality control as well as packaging and resolves problems within span of control to the standards set by the company.
  • Drive productivity completion rates and actions to successful conclusion daily.
  • Manage daily staff schedule in accordance to budget and/or business needs by utilizing the staffing model designed by department (where necessary).
  • Resolve employee grievances and concerns and will collaborate with HR on high level investigations.
  • Identify, interview and train talent for the department including but not limited to coaching, training, scheduling, disciplinary functions and execute matrixes and standards of continued excellence.
  • Ensure follow through and compliance with: Food Safety, GMP’s, HACCP, Safety Compliance, and FD’s policies.
  • Guide, Direct and Motivate staff around performance management and labor planning.
  • Be a change agent by: Working with team on identifying areas of improvement, implementing new processes, and documenting them accordingly with the partnership of Sr. Mgmt.
  • Oversee usage and handling of all equipment and machinery used in the department; including safety, driving PM’s and report all issues immediately.
  • Support and participate various company projects, initiatives and programs as needed.

 

Interactions:

Supervision Received: 

Plans and carries out work assignments and handles problems in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices in the occupation.  Consults with Team Leader on unique situations which do not have clear precedents

Supervisory Duties:

Trains, assigns work to, and checks work of two (2) or more Team members; participates in the decision to hire, fire, and promote Team members; does not conduct the same work as Team members on a regular basis

Team Leader Responsibility:

  • Manage multiple Team Leads.
  • Oversee approx. 40-50 employees.
  • Supervise all aspects of daily operation in preparation, butchering and packaging.
  • Constant and consistent process improvement.
  • Ownership of quality control, productivity, workflow, process improvements and drives actions tosuccessful completion.
  • Review performance data, goal achievement and guide appropriate actions and projects.
  • Monitor and drive KPI’s
  • Performs all duties in accordance with personnel and company policies, safety policies and procedures, HACCP, GMP and SSOP’s.
  • Maintain clean, safe and organized work environment.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/ and or equivalent and demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous work experience and education
  • 3 plus years of meat production in a supervisory position required
  • Previous meat production/butchering or manufacturing experience
  • English Required Bilingual preferred in English and Spanish.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong Quality Control and Process Skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Knowledge of production systems software and ability to learn tasks related to work in SAP.
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills, multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven ability to lead, train and develop a team.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral with staff, peers and senior management.
  • Ability delegate/execute precise instructions and follow-up with cross-departmental communications.
  • Knowledge of butchering and meat fabrication methods, techniques, and quality standards.
  • Knowledge of meat production processes, materials, and production equipment.
  • Principles and procedures of interviewing, selection and training techniques.
  • Active Learning, Listening Skills and Critical Thinking Skills to find effective solutions for problems that arise.
  • Ability to manage, motivate and lead during periods of change and disruption.
  • Ability to counsel and discipline in a positive ‘change behavior” atmosphere.
  • Meat production, sanitation, GMP’s, food safety knowledge and HACCP a plus.
  • USDA food manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule/ Cover various shifts.
  • Work in a cold environment.
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs.

 

Who is FreshDirect?

Launched in New York City in 2002, FreshDirect is a leading online fresh food grocer delivering farm-fresh foods and brand-name groceries directly to the doors of customers throughout five Northeastern U.S. states, including New York City and Philadelphia. We are committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers and farmers around the world, and its in-house team of chefs and bakers produce a wide selection of freshly-made meals, baked goods and more.

FreshDirect “At the Office” delivers the same high-quality food with expanded product offerings and services for corporate clients. In 2015, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio with the launch of FoodKick, a mobile-first food business that connects consumers to the freshest, tastiest finds in food, drinks, and lifestyle essentials all delivered within an hour.

Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.

 

Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!

 

Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and family

 

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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.