Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Louisville, Kentucky


Position at JBS USA Food Company





POSITION:Production Superintendent


DEPARTMENT:Operations- Shipping & Value Added


LOCATION:Louisville, KY




General Description:

Oversee Shipping and Value Added operations for the plant. Direct supervisors with respect to production volume, quality, cost and meeting production schedules and delivery dates.  Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth and develop team work to attain department objectives.  Review daily production schedule to plan work and personnel assignments.  Monitor and confirm that machinery, equipment and facilities are properly maintained and sanitized.  Maintain good employee relations and adherence to labor contract provisions. Other duties as assigned.



  • Ensure process meets “good manufacturing procedures”, HACCP programs and quality specifications. Identify continuous improvement methods to help improve efficiency
  • Review product specifications and processes.  Ensure product conforms to specifications and food safety policies.
  • Review formulations and maximizes yields and labor efficiencies within specifications.
  • Study production schedules and estimate employee hour requirements.  Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, SOP’s, equipment performance, product quality and yields.
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of production department.
  • Evaluate needs and requirements for new products or processes.  Help estimate cost of new products. Initiate and suggest plans to motivate employees to meet production goals.
  • Analyze and resolve work related problems.
  • Confer with supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Schedule production to ensure order fills accuracy and on-time deliveries.

Review processes with QA department and address USDA concerns.


Education Requirements (if applicable)

High school diploma or equivalent


We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

JBS is an equal opportunity employer