The Production Supervisor provides departmental direction and support, using coaching, motivation and supervisory techniques, ensures that teams achieve specified levels of performance. The Production Supervisor continuously seeks process improvement through use of analysis of production methods and data as well as application of processing controls. The Production Supervisor is required to coordinate multiple people and processes and integrate process activities in a manner that achieves bottom line success and the mission of Pilgrims. The Production Supervisor oversees safety, quality, training, retention sanitation, budget and productivity for team members under their supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned
Hires, trains, coaches and motivates team members 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 resources to achieve Pilgrims standards
Administers company policies and procedures fairly and equitable to maintain standards established for safety, quality, and overall company personnel satisfaction
Manages team member's performance, providing positive and/or corrective feedback
Promotes department and company goodwill through pro-active team member communication and team member involvement
Investigates, in cooperation with other departments, areas of quality improvement, cost reduction, method improvement, yield control and equipment maintenance and provides suggestions
Develops and implements goals and objectives and departmental budget, maintaining necessary records to track, monitor and explain any variances from budgeted goals
Other duties as required by management.
EXPECTATIONS - all Team Members
Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.
Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.
Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, and participates in or supports the E$P program
Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Considerable knowledge of processing operations
Considerable knowledge of supervisory management practices and principles
Considerable knowledge of production management practices and principles
Considerable skill in oral and written communication
Considerable supervisory skill
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Marked ability to analyze and respond to production issues involving production processes
To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.