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Pilgrim's 1ST SHIFT PRODUCTION MANAGER in Dequeen, Arkansas

De Queen Arkansas

1st Shift Manager

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position will manage and direct supervision of our 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.

· Analysing 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 of 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/Vet/Disabled

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