Tyson Foods, Inc.
Saint Joseph , MO 64503
Posted 4 months ago
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for directing, controlling, and coordinating all aspects of plant production in order to maximize the long-term and short-term profitability of the company. RESPONSIBILITES: This requires working with
Team Members to develop good working relationships and high morale. Performing administrative duties and seeing that objectives are being met.
Leading production team to create a work environment which reflects a commitment to employee safety, product quality, food safety, and positive employee relations using Lean and Continuous Improvement Techniques through company values and behaviors in action. Communicating with Team Members on project timelines and tasks that need to be completed immediately. Promote positive relationships with the community through personal involvement and support of local government and community programs.
Ensure compliance with all quality and food safety requirements to protect customers, consumers, and Tyson Foods - including all state and federal regulations. Other responsibilities include developing and training Team Members, holding monthly safety meetings and group discussions, and troubleshooting areas that mightcause problems with production. Additional duties include computing quarterly figures and their relationship to objectives, handling Team Member grievances, and performing other responsibilities as the need arises.
The position will also fill in as acting plant manager in the plant manager's absence. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: 10 + years' related experience in a manufacturing plant. Food manufacturing experience highly preferred. This position requires an essential understanding and control of the production process, maintenance, shipping/receiving, sanitation, quality assurance, accounting, safety, human resources and material management and is responsible for entire plant operation in the absence of the Plant Manager.
Standard computer skills including Microsoft Office programs. Communication Skills:
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Special Skills:
Display sound judgment and decision-making, leadership, and organizational skills.
Flexibility to work off hours on a routine basis to provide guidance and training to a three shift 6/7day operation. Travel: 0-10%