PRODUCTION MANAGER

Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Canton, Georgia


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Production Shift Manager

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position will manage and direct supervision of our poultry processing production operations. This position will ensure production meets objectives at a designed quality level consistent with the lowest cost while maintaining a safe work environment.

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •                   Managing the poultry processing production operations of the plant.
  •                   Coordinating the production, maintenance, sanitation, quality, shipping and receiving areas.
  •                   Monitoring performance of each department to meet production efficiency, yield and quality goals.
  •                   Setting objectives and reviewing shift's performance versus objectives.
  •                   Encouraging subordinates to find ways to reduce cost.
  •                   Ensuring sanitation meets USDA standards.
  •                   Coordinating production and sanitation maintenance to meet daily needs.
  •                   Analyzing equipment on a daily basis and reviewing with maintenance superintendent.
  •                   Providing a clear sense of direction for supervisors to work toward and encourage teamwork to achieve goals.
  •                   Establishing challenging goals and standards from each supervisor and encourage them to give their best effort.
  •                   Ensuring effective utilization of human resources by training subordinates, motivating consistent performances, appraising performance, recommending salary action and developing for potential promotion.
  •                   Monitoring operations to meet company policies, quality specifications, USDA and OSHA standards.
  •                   Conducting plant inspections to eliminate hazardous conditions.
  •                   Managing all aspects of operations to assure a safe working environment.
  •                   Taking immediate action to eliminate improper practices or hazardous conditions.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  •                   5+ years’ experience in the poultry/food industry required with at least 3 years in a supervisory role.
  •                   Must have good leadership skills.
  •                   Must have the ability to interact with operational and processing management.
  •                   Must demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  •                   Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  •                   Must have the ability to organize and prioritize work.

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED; Bachelor's Degree preferred.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled