Seaboard Triumph Foods Production Supervisor - Slice & Dice - A Shift in Sioux City, Iowa

Triumph Foods, LLC (Triumph) is a leader in the Pork Industry, and is recognized as a top exporter of premium pork products worldwide. The Company began operations in 2006, in Saint Joseph, MO, and is producer owned. Triumph's state-of-the-art facility processes in excess of 6 million hogs each year, and features the latest food quality, safety innovations, and humane handling practices in the industry. The Company prides itself on producing the highest quality pork products found in the market today.

The Production Supervisor is an integral part of the manufacturing process and must be able to comprehend the complexity of operations. The ideal candidate will be able to optimize day-to-day activities while minimizing costs.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for supervising a group of personnel who perform somewhat identical and related tasks or activities. The Production Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and directing production operations. They ensure best methods are uniformly utilized with respect to production practices and Triumph Foods Policies. They guarantee manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and organizing workflow.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate them to personnel

  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities, preparing schedules and outlining duties

  • Monitor the work of employees, provide feedback and perform coaching or counseling

  • Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance

  • Check production output according to determined quality specifications

  • Prepare and submit reports on individual and overall performance

  • Revise procedures, identify issues in efficiency and suggest ways of improvement

  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and accurately follow procedures

  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 4-year degree in a technical, engineering, management, or relevant field is preferred. 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing industry; 2 years fresh pork experience is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents in the English language such as safety files, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must be able to effectively communicate with USDA, production and management personnel.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical applications to practical situations. Demonstrated ability to understand basic statistics for process control.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Advanced skills in MS Office. Ability to use computers used by the industry and the ability to learn and effectively use any and all other computer programs that are or will be made available.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to walk about the facility and could be required to stand for long periods of time. The employee is required to use hands to finger; handle; or feel/hold objects share and use tools/handtools; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; speak; hear taste and smell and occasionally sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 plus pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to cold/hot and/or humid conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, may be in tight spaces, and around live animals. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, cold/hot temperature and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The work environment includes climate extremes found in all areas of plant operations.

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: The hours and days of work are established as needed by operations and at the discretion of management and, while generally as shown below, may be changed (increased or decreased) by management as required.

Hours of Work: Generally 9 or more hours/day as scheduled by management.

Days of Work: As scheduled by management; weekend work is required.

Triumph voluntarily participates in the E-Verify program, and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm that all employees are permitted to work in the United States. Persons offered employment with Triumph are required to provide documentation of compliance with the verification requirements to the Immigration and Control Act.

Triumph Foods is a Direct Deposit Company.

Triumph firmly supports the principle and philosophy of equal opportunity for all indiviuals, regardless of age, race, gender, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected category pursuant to applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities