Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Souderton, Pennsylvania


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Job Title: Kill Floor Superintendent

Location: Souderton

Reporting to: Kill Operations Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for the efficient and effective operation of all the departments involved in the kill floor.
  • Manages daily operation beginning in the livestock pens all the way through to the cooler loading and unloading.
  • Tracks and ensures acceptable yield levels on all products both carcass, head and offal.
  • Performs daily safety walks correcting non-compliance issues.
  • Performs audits on Humane Handling taking corrective action on errors and finding opportunity to improve processes.
  • Helps develop the management team of the Kill Floor.
  • Schedule kill floor activities such as start time, break time, chain speed, and employee rotation.
  • Ensures all policies and the collective bargaining agreement is understood and enforced.
  • Hear grievances at step 1 that are related to the Kill Floor.
  • Help address any USDA regulatory issues.
  • Contributes to the ongoing development of JBS policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.
  • Communicate to all levels within the organization of issues involving the Kill floor.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 5 years or experience working on kill floor as a supervisor or general foreman
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred but not required

Skills/Abilities Required:

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships and work collaboratively
  • Demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Must be able to work in hot temperatures and extended hours (including some weekends)
  • Must be physically able to move around the kill floor, maneuvering on and around uneven and slippery surfaces and tight spaces.
  • EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled