Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Plainwell, Michigan


Position at JBS USA Food Company

General Description

  • Manage and supervise hourly employees, schedule and direct workforce. Ensures area is properly staffed/ crewed to meet operational needs.
  • Coordinates maintenance employee’s responsibilities and oversees mechanical equipment
  • Process maintenance downtime reports
  • Assign work orders or special projects to maintenance employees
  • Maintain department budget within specified guide lines
  • Track Time and attendance for payroll
  • Responsible for meeting volume goals, reducing claims, maximizing yields, reducing costs and employee retention
  • Conducts pre-operational inspection, and handles maintenance concerns of Production Supervisors to ensure operation begins as scheduled
  • Conducts safety meetings and safety audits
  • Provides technical, mechanical, and/or electrical assistance throughout shift
  • Knowledge of PM’s
  • Delegates training procedures to maintenance employees
  • Assign projects to appropriate maintenance personnel
  • Maintains good working relationships with the Union, USDA, and maintenance employees.
  • Manage job changes/ rotations

Required Skills:

  • Able to communicate verbally and in written form in English
  • Mechanical inclination and knowledge of job specifications
  • General knowledge of machinery associated with the industry
  • Strong mechanical and electrical skills
  • Strong trouble shooting skills, with the ability to make quick decisions
  • Knowledge in electrical, hydraulic, welding and some PLC training
  • Ability to work 50+ hours
  • 1-2 years proven supervisory experience; preferably in a manufacturing or production environment but not required
  • People management skills

       Schedule is 4 - 12 hour days and 3 days off a week.


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