Production Manager – 3rd shift
REQUIREMENTS: A strong preference is given to candidates with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in supervising and managing poultry production, although a significant targeted experience may be considered in place of a degree.
- Poultry processing experience is a requirement.
- Demonstrated leadership skills and excellent communication abilities are necessary.
- Capable of meeting deadlines and working efficiently under pressure.
- Ability to handle multiple and potentially conflicting priorities.
- Efficiently organizes and oversees daily operational needs to consistently meet customer expectations through active involvement on the production floor.
- Supervises the implementation of employee development programs to ensure the company's needs are met in terms of employee knowledge, training, and growth.
- Directly manages production supervisors, monitors team leads, and hourly employees. Provides guidance to direct reports on appropriate disciplinary actions, performance evaluations, and effective communication with hourly associates.
- Establishes clear expectations, tracks outcomes, and ensures accountability.
- Monitors staffing requirements to align with company objectives.
- Maintains a positive and engaging environment to maximize employee involvement through department meetings, an open-door policy, team-building activities, and empowerment.
- Acts as the advocate and promoter of company-wide safety programs and initiatives.