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Ref No.: 15-02509
Location: Milford, Delaware
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/13/2015
Description/Job Summary
Position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of production associates to achieve required production and quality standards in a safe, efficient, and effective manner, and for promoting and maintaining positive working relationships within the production group.
This position is for 2nd shift.
  1. Train, direct, and develop team members to meet operating, safety, and quality requirements within the department / area.
  2. Supervise production staff to ensure product quality and integrity, and ensures all finished product meets or exceeds customer requirements.
  3. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to retaining associates.  Consistently administer company policies and procedures.
  4. Support and promote the company's annual People, Products, and Profitability goals through effective and efficient planning, communication, coaching, training, and overall direction of the workforce.
  5. Create and implement, with management approval, new ideas and methods to improve production efficiencies, CSI, QI, and Safety Scorecard.
  6. Support the 4 P's. People – Turnover, Safety, Associate Engagement; Products – Quality and consistency of products; Profitability – Contribute to achievement of Key Initiatives & Planet.
Required Experience
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Agriculture or related discipline plus 4 – 5 years related work experience. Should be computer literate with skill in Microsoft Office. Requires experience with various industry accepted procedures, including HACCP, SPC, etc., and plant efficiency as it relates to yield, lbs/birds pmh, line speeds and automatic process equipment. Proven track record demonstrating ability to lead people and get results. Able to think ahead and plan 1 to 3 year time span. Must be able to organize multiple protocols/projects and complete on schedule. Able to develop protocols and processes and deploy. Able to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level. Requires prior supervisory experience. Knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation. Must be able to communicate to all levels of the organization; possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to travel to other facilities and plants for meetings and/or company business.