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JBS USA HIDES SUPERVISOR in Grand Island, Nebraska


• Ensure all machinery is maintained in the best condition possible.

• Create and distributed the highest quality product possible.

• Ensure hides department makes all necessary yields.

• Make sure department is adequately staffed for daily operations.

• Communicate often with corporate on sales and loads to ensure product specifications and quality.

• Communicate with plant personnel on various plant issues and relay these issues to all necessary employees in the rendering department.

• Act as a liaison between plant management and rendering employees.

• Ensure adequate transportation is on hand to distribute products.

• Work with government officials.

• Attend and give input at daily plant meetings.

• Directly involved in interviewing and hiring new supervisors.

• Make promotion decisions regarding supervisors on criteria such as people skills, common sense, general knowledge of hides operation and the ability to successfully handle crisis situations.

• Directly responsible for training all new employees and lead men.

• Deal directly with all disciplinary matters in area and take action. This action may range from verbal warnings to terminations.

• Job performance is measured by the Operations Manager on criteria such as quality of products, expenses of department, safety of department and yields of rendering area.


• Potential hazards in work area may include machinery and hot water.

• Work area has many slippery floors and is very noisy.

• Climate conditions in work area are very hot and muggy.

• Position will typically work 50-55 hours per week M-F with some Saturday work if necessary.


• Minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalent


• General mechanical skills are essential.

• Management training

• Math and computer knowledge are requirements for position.

• Lab and waste-water experience and background are helpful.

• Bilingual important, but not mandatory as long as translators are present.