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PROCESSING 2ND GENERAL FOREPERSON

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Position at JBS USA Food Company

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
DATE: December 19, 2018
POSITION: General Foreperson
DEPARTMENT: Bacon Complex
LOCATION: Ottumwa
SALARY CLASS: Exempt
Purpose & Scope: To oversee entire Processing floor production. Direct supervisors with respect to production volume, quality, cost and meeting production schedules and delivery dates. Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth and develop team work to attain department objectives. Review daily production schedule to plan work and personnel assignments. Monitor and confirm that machinery, equipment, and facilities are properly maintained and sanitized. Maintain good employee relations and adherence to labor contract provisions. Other duties as assigned.
Principle Responsibilities:
KPI Management: Responsible to oversee department targets and controls. Monitor shift operations and productivity. Maximize the efficiency of the department and ensure Daily Production plan targets available for the Operations team in time for an effective shift start.
To ensure effective communications at all levels and complete all necessary administrative work. Actively resolve problems that team members raise to you. Provide positive feedback and constructive criticism to help build their confidence and to develop their skills. Responsible for coaching and discipline of team members.
Food Safety: Ensure compliance with Technical and Quality standards as identified on Product Specifications, to isolate and address any non-conformance s and monitor measures designed to maintain and improve standards within the Department.
Process Control: Liaise with the New Product Development department on product trials to ensure all appropriate people, equipment and materials are available and that the trial is run effectively and efficiently. To ensure that all material needed for trails and then first production are available as needed and maintained through the life of the product.
< > Establish a hand-over with the shift managers and team leads to ensure that all operational requirements are achieved, next steps are reviewed and actions for all meetings completed. To identify and effectively resolve any problems affecting performance within the Department and other departments within influence
Inventory Management: Maintain the MRP system to ensure raw material, packaging and finished goods stocks are maintained at the necessary levels to ensure positive cash flow and organized in a manor according to food safety and process control procedures. Ensure all material usage is properly reported and documented. Responsible for FIFO, Lot control, storage and transportation of all materials.
MC Waste Management: Monitor and oversee the material use. Analyze material yield, waste, and unknown loss control programs. Ensure the use of proper material management tools and methods are used daily. Control material usage on a daily basis and review trends.
Working Conditions:
Production and maintenance settings
Exposure to various chemicals, machinery, and knives
Slippery floors, cold temperatures, and loud ambient noise
Education:
High School degree or equivalent required, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor s Degree in applicable field preferred
Experience: 5 years proven experience in the Beef or Pork industry preferred
Special Skills:
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally in English
Excellent conflict resolution skills
Computer knowledge required
Good organizational skills
Ability to work 50+ hours
Good attendance and safety records
Bi-lingual helpful, but not required.
Relationships:
Internal: Employees on the production line and plant management
External: USDA and Union
QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience working in a food manufacturing environment applying common processes, procedures and equipment. Experience managing in a chilled food manufacturing business preferred.
Must have a good understanding of continuous improvement production techniques and use the tools to deliver improved performance.
Must have a demonstrable record of delivery through being a team player.
Comments: The schedule for this position is typically Mon - Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled.
This position is best suited for a person wishing to advance their career into a business manager position, a plant superintendent position or a Product manager position.
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled
JBS 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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