JBS USA PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Position Purpose: Provide direction and oversight for the safe and efficient slice room operations at CB2 on 2 nd Shift. Ensure daily production is started at the targeted start times each day, and there is a fluid handoff to Sanitation team members. Implement Lean manufacturing practices and develop and measure KPI’s to drive continuous improvement across the operations teams on the shift.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and lead employee safety training and compliance for all employees

  • Execute Plant slicing scheduling of finished product

  • Assist Plant Superintendent in day to day activities

  • Direct Operations shift activities in all slicing rooms

  • Champion Lean manufacturing training and shop floor education for the shift

  • Review and analyze daily production data

  • Align resources to achieve daily work plan

  • Achieve operational goals regarding safety, quality, yields, labor and cost savings

Work Environment / Physical Demands

  • Competent on computer, office software and associated equipment

  • SAP knowledge a plus

  • Will work in cold, possibly wet environments across multiple shifts

  • Primarily 2 nd Shift Position but flexible

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Basic understanding of meat processing, meat processing equipment and packaging

  • Planning and scheduling tools

  • Tactical and planning execution

  • Analytical skills and team building

  • Troubleshooting operational issues and implementing solutions.

Experience / Work History

  • 2-5 year food manufacturing experience

  • Preferred college or technical degree with emphasis on critical thinking

Internal Reports

  • Slice room employees and leads

  • Receiving and shipping

External Reports

  • USDA

  • Plumrose key suppliers