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JBS USA Hides Take Up Lead in Souderton, Pennsylvania

Rendering Hide Department

Department: Hide

Position: 1 ST Lead Position Take up


  • Under direct supervision, responsible for operations and oversees the Hide production on the take up side. Meets the basic responsibility for the operation of the plant in the six basic areas: Production, Quality, Safety, Cost, Housekeeping, and Employee Relationship.

  • Oversee take up and raceway operators, pitching in and helping when needed (relieves various positions during breaks, lunch, vacation, etc – to ensure operating efficiencies and to meet deadlines). Do regular plant checks to insure work is being done safely and efficiently. Insuring that receiving & shipping schedules are met. Give employees instructions on what needs to be done and how to do it. Checking quality and accurate hide counts. Lead by example.

  • Talking to employees about their workload and discuss any problems they may have (work related or not). Maintaining morale and discipline of employees. Work with your supervisor troubleshooting problems in the plant, may involve using alternative methods, involving maintenance or getting additional technical advice.

  • Keeping evaluations up to date and conducting regular performance appraisals. Performing safety audits and safety checklists. Oversee the training/cross training of the employees. Training the employees to run the equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Enforcing safety first.

  • Reviewing loading schedules daily with supervisor critical points are correct shipment of hides, quality and accurate counts.


  • Operate forklift and Bobcat.

  • Daily Hide Inventory

  • Daily checks on salt concentrate in raceways to keep in compliance with standards

  • Train new employees monitor and document performance.

  • Report and record start and end time for shift

  • Loading containers and trucks.



JBS is an equal opportunity employer