Job Title: Production Supervisor
GENERAL SUMMARY: This position is responsible for assuring all procedures are followed in achieving the highest level or productivity in the most cost efficient manner possible while still maintaining the specification of the customer.
Make sure all reporting requirements are met for area of supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Trains and provides an environment for employees to achieve their maximum quality and productivity performance in their respective positions.
Plans and schedules manpower, materials, product and machines to most effectively and efficiently utilize departmental policies and procedures fairly and equitably to maintain standards established for safety, quality and overall company personnel satisfaction.
Manages employee performance, providing positive and/or corrective feedback.
Promotes department and company goodwill through pro-active employee communication and employee involvement.
Investigates, in cooperation with other departments, areas of quality improvement, cost reduction, method improvement, yield control and equipment maintenance and provides suggestions.
Promotes safety throughout area where crew is working.
BASIC SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: 3 or more years of previous Supervisory experience.
Poultry or food industry experience a plus.
Previous leadership skills with 20 or more employees.
Effective communication both orally and in writing.
Capable of independent decision making.
Must have basic computer knowledge. Ability to manage multiple priorities.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Must be able to work assigned hours/days - including occasional weekends - as required.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED; College Degree in related field preferred.
About this company
At Pilgrim’s, our vision is to become the best managed and most respected company in our industry, and we know that having the best team is the only way to get there. We pride ourselves on our dedication to our team members and our focus on attracting the best talent and providing opportunities to grow and advance. Distributed between our corporate headquarters in the lush Northern Colorado and operations across the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico we employ approximately 38,000 people in professional and operational positions.
Working for Pilgrims provides a unique opportunity to experience corporate, plant and live operations. If you have a passion for poultry, the agriculture industry or are just looking for something interesting and challenging, we’re confident that we have the perfect job for you!
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37403)