Lewiston Woodville, NC

Production Superintendent – Poultry Processing

Poultry Processing Production Manager

Location: Lewiston Woodville, NC


A 4-year degree in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Agriculture, Engineering, or related field is strongly preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered. Additional requirements include:

  1. Minimum of 5 years of experience in the poultry industry, with at least 3 years in operations management.
  2. At least 1 year of experience in marination.
  3. Familiarity with industry accepted procedures, such as HACCP and SPC, and knowledge of plant efficiency in terms of yield, lbs/birds pmh, line speeds, and automatic processing equipment.
  4. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to achieve results.
  5. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities at both strategic and functional levels.
  6. Ability to supervise and identify training needs for the operation and associates, and willingness to support their development.
  7. Commitment to putting safety of associates above everything else while achieving goals.


The Production Superintendent will be responsible for ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the marination department on 1st shift. They will provide direction, training, and coaching to Production Supervisors and indirectly to hourly production associates. The Production Superintendent will be responsible for achieving company-established goals in production activities and creating a safe working environment for all associates. Key responsibilities include:

  1. Establishing, measuring, and being accountable for departmental operating budgets to maintain a competitive position in the industry.
  2. Meeting all departmental operational plans to ensure yield, birds per man hour, pounds per man hour, line efficiency, CSI, and QI requirements are met.
  3. Implementing processes to continuously reduce turnover, improve safety results, and create an environment that makes the facility the employer of choice in the area.
  4. Providing ongoing training to enhance supervisory skills of staff and improve the skill set of hourly production associates to maximize individual and team efforts.
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