Production General Foreman

JBS USA Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 3 months ago



POSITION:General Foreman





  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills.

  • Management experience in meat packing industry.

  • Computer knowledge required.

  • Good organization skills.

  • Associates Degree in related field preferred.

  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable field preferred.


  • Monitor all Production operations to maximize value and increase productivity.

  • Supervise/ Manage Production Departments.

  • Effectively supervise Operations Supervisors.

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers to maintain and increase satisfaction and product knowledge.

  • Perform various duties as assigned.

  • Direct supervisors with respect to production volume, quality, cost, and meeting production schedules and delivery dates.

  • Ensure adherence to procedures that promote the health and welfare of all employees in the departments.

  • Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth and develop a consciousness of the need for team work to attain department objectives.

  • Review daily production schedule for the department to plan work and personnel assignments; coordinate extra work to be accomplished.

  • Monitor and confirm that machinery, equipment, and facilities are properly maintained and sanitized for efficient production.

  • With appropriate management personnel, study operations where cost standards are not being met to determine causes and apply corrective measures.

  • Arrange to have appropriate production records prepared and maintained.

  • Maintain good employee relations and adherence to labor contract provisions, take proper and judicious disciplinary measures when required, and assist supervisors in handling grievances.

  • Assure efficient and economical utilization of materials, improvement of methods, and elimination of wasteful practices within the department.

  • In concert with individual supervisors, establish accountabilities and goals used for performance evaluation.

  • Attend and schedule appropriate meetings.

  • Perform various other duties as needed.

We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401(k) plan

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.


Open Date: 08/14/2018

Closing Date: Until Closed

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