Production Supervisor Boning 1st

Location: Pork Plant - Ottumwa, IA
Job Code: 17206
# of openings: 1





DATE:                                    May 19, 2017

POSITION:                             Production Supervisor    

DEPARTMENT:                    Boning 1st

LOCATION:                           Ottumwa  

SALARY CLASS:                  Exempt


Principle Responsibilities:


• Meet and exceed production goals set forth by plant management

• Supervise production employees

• Monitor and ensure proper procedures, safety, and cleanliness of production employees

• Ensure policy compliance with all production employees

• Perform various duties as assigned

• Responsible for meeting volume goals, reducing claims, maximizing yields, reducing cost, employee retention and maintain good working relationships with the Union, USDA (meat), and maintenance employees

• Ensure compliance with food safety, and all human resources and safety policies   


Working Conditions: 


• Production and maintenance settings

• Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives

• Slippery floors, cold temperatures, and loud ambient noise





  • High School degree or equivalent required, or equivalent combination of education and experience  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field preferred 

    Experience:  1-2 years proven supervisory experience in the Beef or Pork industry

    Special Skills :

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally in English

  • Bilingual skills helpful

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills

  • Computer knowledge required

  • Good organizational skills

  • Ability to work 50+ hours

  • Good attendance and safety records   

    R elationships:

                Internal: Employees on the production line and plant management  

                External: USDA and Union  

                Supervision of Personnel: 

                Hourly direct reports (25-50), production employees 


    Comments:  The hours and schedule for this position are typically 5:30 am - 3:00 pm, Mon - Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled. During Fall Season, Saturdays are typically scheduled.

    If you have questions please contact Melyssa Vanderburg, Employment Manager

     JB S offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

    JBS is an equal opportunity employer.


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