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Production Supervisor - 1st Shift in Tremonton, UT at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007135-Tremonton

 

OUR TEAM IS OUR BEST ASSET

About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a Production Supervisor for 1st Shift for our Tremonton, Utah facility.

Job Summary: 

Production Supervisor is responsible for daily production in the area of responsibility.  Leading and training production team members in the production area of responsibility ensuring the efficient and safe manufacturing of quality products in a manner that is consistent with company policies and procedures.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Seeks resolution of team member concerns to create an environment that expresses care, concern and consistency toward all team members. 
  • Promotes cooperation and dedication to superior workmanship among all team members.
  • Provides training for team members on company policies, rules, regulations and job specific duties and responsibilities. 
  • Audits performance to verify knowledge transfer and adherence to training.
  • Initiates needed maintenance work orders and monitors maintenance activities.
  • Attains all budgeted and standard operating costs.
  • Monitors and enforces adherence to GMP’s and specifications.  Maintains high levels of sanitation, housekeeping and product quality.
  • Arranges for materials and supplies needed for daily production.
  • Reviews and approves new methods and standards.  Utilizes teamwork for improvements.
  • Assures team members are paid correctly, reviewing time sheets, payroll and labor costs.
  • Works with the HR department on team member staffing, care, benefits, pay, discipline, etc.  Properly documents team member activities for attendance and discipline.  Provides documents to HR for inclusion in team member’s files.  Administrates team member vacation and leave programs.
  • Follow daily work schedule and reports variances.
  • Encourages best use of energy and resources with minimal waste
  • Inform team members about company and department activities and events.
  • Accurate data reporting and follow-up on all department inventories, production, costs, meat and supply usages, variances, time, payroll, projects, quality issues, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience including supervisory experience.
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is beneficial.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead a team of resourceful and skilled team members.
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Advanced computer skills including Google Suite.
  • Knowledge of Kronos or other timekeeping system.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop others.
  • Coaching and performance management experience a plus.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed.
  • Must be able to work a rotation schedule with 12 hour shifts starting at 4  a.m.  Rotation is Work 2 days, off 2, on 3, off 2, on 2, off 3.  
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen.

 

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite at https://careers.wlfoods.com/.

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