The Department Supervisor is responsible for departmental operations, production, safety and policy enforcement for the assigned department. The Supervisor will maintain department work schedules ensures proper documentation. Other responsibilities include; ensuring daily reports are being completed accurately and timely, ensure Department weekly time sheets are properly filled out and approved. Work closely and assist in coordination of the activities of the maintenance. Plan and review departmental project work with the Production Manager. Administer HACCP and GMP policies. Schedule daily production schedules in CAT2 and M3 based on customer orders. Conduct daily meetings with department direct reports on KPI's and Safety. Maintain high standards of excellence, attention to detail and the willingness/flexibility to work through peak work cycles.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises employees under the direction of the Production Manager. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training new employees, planning, assigning, directing work and resolving problems.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to make decisions on routine matters of policies. Ability to define and solve practical problems, collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables in handling situations.
DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES: Must work primarily in a supervisory capacity. Have the authority to remove employees from an eminent danger condition. Have informal contact daily with supervisor and other department supervisors. Changes involving programs, policies, and procedures require higher approval. Good organizational and writing skills necessary to track and document production reports.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or equivalent is Required, two (2) or more years related experience and/or training in supervisory roles. Prior experience in bacon production or further processed meats is preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret in the English language correspondence, general business reports, professional journals, technical procedures or
Government regulations. Ability to write clear, accurate and concise reports and business correspondence. Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, consultants, and technicians, and direct production reports. Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical formulas to practical situations.