NIGHT SHIFT PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Natchitoches, Louisiana


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office.

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

 

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Purpose:

 

This position will manage and direct the 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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the processing production operations of the plant.
  • Coordinating the production, maintenance, sanitation, and 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 for 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:

  • High School diploma
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the team member will be exposed to both an office environment and the production environment of wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the production environment is usually loud.

Applicant must also be able to do the following:

• Sitting 90% of the time and Standing 10%

• Workable use of both hands and able to grasp.

• Good eye sight (with or without corrective lens).

• Able to perform repetitive task.

• Able to walk, stand, reach, bend, climb, push, pull, and stoup.

• Able to lift up to 40 lbs. in weight.

 


  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled