Production Supervisor - Jonesboro Processing Plant

at Butterball in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Butterball, LLC, one of America's most iconic brands, helps consumers celebrate Thanksgiving and every day in between. Located in the thriving Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, our goal is to provide a diverse array of career opportunities and paths which include our farms, processing facilities and support offices.
We are the largest producer of turkey products in the U.S., and we make a lot more than Thanksgiving turkeys. Our company's measurable growth is in no small part due to our team members in North Carolina, Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri, who each have a seat at the table to contribute to our success

Jonesboro Processing Plant
The Production Supervisor will have overall responsibility of supervising, planning, and directing the production of products on various individual production lines/areas to produce products safely and consistently within quality specifications. This position will supervise and coordinate activities of production associates to meet production needs and ensure efficient operation of their assigned area of responsibility.
Responsible for: Developing and maintaining positive associate relations; training and developing skills and teamwork of associates under their supervision; ensuring department operates within compliance of HACCP, USDA, and OSHA; and ensuring associates comply with facility safety rules and company policies.Will oversee associate training and development to ensure a quality product is produced at a competitive cost.
Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities
Supervises and directs work in dept. to ensure efficient labor utilization.
Prepares work schedule, monitors, and records employee attendance and performance.
Prepares and approves employee time records, prepares daily accounting reports related to production.
Identifies equipment problems and schedules repairs with Maintenance personnel.
Maintain optimum line speeds, efficient crewing, and proficient yields.
Maintain accountabilities for all variances.
Reports staffing, morale, work methods, and procedure problems to the department superintendent
Perform other duties as assigned.
Provides direction for necessary training to enhance productivity, employee development and safety.
Acts as leader in safety promotion and awareness
Conducts safety meetings and training as necessary
Provides feedback on employee work performance
Prepares reports for upper management
Additional Responsibilities:
Verify HACCP paperwork.
Update attendance calendars.
Review payroll
Check inventories.
Conduct behavior audits.
Conduct supervisor audits.
Manage data on the shop floor control boards.
Ensure that both Praise and discipline of associates is conducted in a fair and consistent manner.
Ensure that all products coming out of the Debone department meets the specification of USDA, the
customer, and the company.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Working knowledge of Plant Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Understanding of USDA Policies and Procedures.
Basic Math and writing skills.
Optimistic in high-stress environments.
Experience in previous leadership role preferred.
Ability to Change " good communication skill" to "exceptional skills".
Use of computers to communicate, record and analyze data.
Ability to facilitate the operation in the Production Department.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business Management or related field or equivalent training and
experience preferred.

3-5 years' experience in a leadership role or have successfully completed Butterball's Leadership Apprentice Program
Two years of experience in a poultry processing facility.

Working Conditions:
Approximately 70% of this individual's time will be spent in a manufacturing environment, which is cold and wet. Approximately 30% of the time will be spent in a controlled office environment.

Note:The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of Butterball's Drug/Alcohol Screening & Testing Policy. Details will be provided to individuals who receive a conditional job offer, or upon request.
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Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

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Job Posting: 4215503

Posted On: May 26, 2024

Updated On: Jun 14, 2024

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