PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT

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


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Production Superintendent

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:
This position directs the production/processing supervisors across several departments on a single shift to assure cost-effective, on-time manufacture of quality products

 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs production operations and personnel to meet established production and quality control standards, to control budget and costs, and to provide data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products produced.
  • Establishes short-term activities directed toward production continuity and balance such as shift schedules, ensuring requisition of materials, machine loading, grievance resolution, and equipment maintenance.
  • Coordinates and integrates with other plant function areas to ensure support in attaining output, productivity, and quality.
  • Selects, organizes, trains, and motivates production labor force to ensure consistent attainment of production schedules at optimum productivity and cost levels.
  • Recommends improvements in production flow or methods.
  • Ensures effective use of operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and to improve product quality.
  • Counsels supervisors as needed on job performance and departmental efficiencies.
  • Recommends modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience.
  • 3-5 years of supervisory training experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of USDA regulations
  • Strong diplomacy and communication skills


EDUCATION:

High School Diploma (GED) required.  Bachelors degree in a related field preferred.

 

EOE/Vet/Disabled