Job Information


Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our Distribution Supervisor Team!

Benefits include:

· Medical, dental and vision insurance· 401K contribution· Better Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!· Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development Program

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

increased safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as enhanced cleaning and sanitation, face coverings, temperature screens and plexi-glass or plastic barriers. We are also working to secure vaccine availability for our Team Members.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Distribution Supervisor is responsible for the safety, quality, training, retention, sanitation, budget and productivity for the shipping, dry receiving and warehouse departments. The Distribution Supervisor provides departmental direction and support, using coaching, motivation and supervisory techniques, ensures that teams achieve specified levels of performance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned

· Hires, trains, coaches and motivates employee team members to achieve their maximum quality and productivity performance. Facilitates and encourages employee involvement through crew meetings, safety teams, audits, problem solving, etc.· Directs and monitors the operations of the department. Makes recommendations and works to plan and implement process improvements. · Promotes department and company goodwill through proactive employee communication. Supports and promotes company position on union free status by maintaining open communication and feedback to employees.· Schedules people, materials and equipment to most effectively and efficiently utilize departmental resources to achieve the vision of Pilgrim’s. Determines work assignments and makes changes as necessary to accommodate staffing and production needs of the department.· Ensures company policies and procedures are followed fairly and equitably, maintaining standards for safety, quality, food safety and overall personnel satisfaction. Responsibly uses independent judgement to enforce corrective action procedures within the department. · Responsible for the performance evaluation process for the department. Prepares and issues performance evaluations and approves those prepared by process leaders for the department.· Certified in CPR, First Aid and AED or willing to be certified (within 6 months) and willing to serve in such capacity.· Practices proactive process improvement methods and techniques using SPC data and real time data. Is proactive in achieving results in efficiency and quality while maintaining a safe work environment. · Supports Black Belt projects, problem solving teams and takes an active role on teams as needed.· Monitors equipment and quality checks to assure quality and productivity standards are maintained.· Promotes safe work habits through training, recognizing safety hazards, performing safety audits and completing accident investigations.· Facilitates the development and implementation of departmental goals, objectives and budget, ensuring that necessary records to track, monitor and explain any variances from budgeted goals are established.· Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively and customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams. · Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, food safety policies. · Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such Six Sigma. EXPECTATIONS: · Team Members Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies. · Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams. · Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES :

· Considerable knowledge of warehousing operations, shipping and receiving management practices, and principles. · Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. · Ability to lead and coach employees and projects. · Good English verbal and written communication skills, bi-lingual skills desired. · Basic computer skills required (e-mail, AS400, Word, Excel, etc.) · Conflict management skills. · Good organizational skills. · Knowledge of cultural issues. · Good math aptitude. · Basic mechanical knowledge. · Completes Lockout/Tagout training and is aware of requirements for Lockout/Tagout safety as well as other company safety programs and policies. · Valid Palletjack license or ability to obtain license within 30 days. · Valid CPR ,First Aid Certification and AED or ability to obtain certificate within 6 months. · Valid Class A CDL or ability to obtain within 3 months. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision. WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in wet, humid conditions, high precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and works with explosives. The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to fumes or airborne particles.