PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

Operations Management Support (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Sumter, South Carolina


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Production Superintendent

GENERAL SUMMARY: 

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.

 BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing the further 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 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:

  • 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