JBS USA PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT II in Gainesville, Georgia
Oversees efficiency of monitoring production, scanning make sheet/product specifications, and discussing daily goals with Supervisors.
Responsible for overseeing the operations for designated area of responsibility, attends supervisor meetings, and reports work schedule to supervisors daily.
Directs supervisors with respect to production volume, quality, cost and meeting production schedules and delivery dates.
Participation in Operational Excellence project meeting project team no less than twice per year
Leverage advanced engineering skillsets to optimize production goals
Insure reliability of plant equipment and maintain downtime at lowest possible standard per shift for the production areas assigned.
Meet downtime and operational goals for outlying areas as established by Plant Manager and Plant Engineer.
Handle any employee grievance, dispute or problem in most efficient manner possible. Any unsolved matter taken up with Human Resources.
Maintain good employee relations and adherence to labor contract provisions.
Actively participates in group meetings, line meetings, and supervisory meetings.
Work with the Quality control department to insure product quality & food safety.
Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth and develop teamwork to attain department objectives.
Monitor and confirm the machinery, equipment and facilities are properly maintained and sanitized.
Motivate interest in, and insure compliance with, stringent plant safety programs while maintaining high levels of labor efficiency and effectiveness in responding to breakdowns and plant interruptions.
Assist the Plant Engineer in assuring continuous plant improvement
Develop capital investment ideas that support overall plant profitability and develop and cooperate with Project Engineer in the implementation of these projects.
Represent the entire area’s needs and point of view in discussions with plant management, regarding people, line and technical standards, project scope development and accomplishment.
Develop and grow a trusting relationship with the USDA to insure that their requirements are being met.
Communicate with line personnel, Supervisors and Plant Engineer in addition to plant management.
Production and maintenance settings
Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives
Working in cold/hot temperature
Frequent exposure to knives, hot water and production machinery.
Physical demands of this position may include a great deal of walking and stair climbing.
Environment consists of slick floors and loud noise.
Employee will typically work 50-55 hours per week M-F with some Saturday work if necessary.
Requirements: Describe necessary knowledge or skills, and type and amount of formal schooling, and work experience normally required to obtain these. Do not describe your own particular background.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering field required
- 2-3 years proven supervisory experience in the food industry, industry-specific experience encouraged
Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, both written and verbally
Bilingual skills helpful
Capable of independent decision making
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 occasional weekends as required
Good attendance and safety records
Internal: Employees on the production line and plant management
External: USDA and Union
Supervision of Personnel: List titles reporting directly through you and number of employees reporting through each
- Manages: Production supervisors and production employees