Job Information


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Meet and exceed production goals set forth by plant management.

  • Responsible for minimizing down time through engineering controls

  • Responsible for daily checks and autonomous maintenance of the machines in his department (Flesher and Splitter Machines).

  • Develop new machine operators with quality and safety behaviors to operate Flesher and Splitter Machines.

  • Responsible to check, guarantee a good use and guarantee safety condition of the fork lift machine in his department thru check list and visual check.

  • Manage employees to unload and load drums on time to improve productivity.

  • Report to technical area when identify technical opportunities with hides produced.

  • Improve employee safety by identifying hazards and problem shooting solutions.

  • Proactively looks for ways to reduce cost through the elimination of excess chemicals.

  • Be responsible of substandard generation, actions to reduce and grade them correctly.

  • Look for continuous improvement in operating processes, procedures and encourages team member’s ownership of all processes

  • Manages hourly employee’s timecards, vacation requests and schedules ensuring accurate pay.

  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing employees on the use of all control points, equipment and resources.

  • Be responsible to asset a task for his employees in any moment of downtime, giving priority to finish side tasks and helping other areas.

  • To train employees into operational procedures.

  • To define processes and methods, implementing preventives & correctives productions actions.

Working Conditions:

  • Production and maintenance settings

  • Exposure to various chemicals and machinery

  • Slippery floors, extreme temperatures and loud noises

  • High level of interaction with other departments and employees

  • 50+ hours per week and weekends


  • 2-4-year Degree in similar field


  • 1 year proven supervisory experience in the industry

Special Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, both written and verbally

  • Bilingual skills helpful

  • Capable of independent decision making

  • Ability to be responsible for autonomous maintenance in area machines

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills

  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness

  • Able to quickly and effectively adapt to new and changing situations

  • Desire for continuous improvement

  • Shows compassion towards and has an interest in others

  • Basic computer knowledge required

  • Good organizational skills

  • Able to work assigned hours/days, including weekends as required

  • Good attendance and safety records


Internal: Employees on the production, process, quality and other departments.

Supervision of Personnel: 14 employees (6 Machine operators, 5 Trimmers, 2 Fork lift driver and 1 Lead Person)

Manages: Hourly employees

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for Visa sponsorship now or in the future.