Production Superintendent

  • Managing the processing production operations of 2nd shift.

  • Coordinating the production, maintenance, sanitation, quality, shipping and receiving areas.

  • Monitoring performance of each department to meet production efficiency, yield and quality goals.

  • Setting objectives and reviewing shift's performance versus objectives.

  • Encouraging subordinates to find ways to reduce cost.

  • Ensuring sanitation meets USDA standards.

  • Coordinating production and sanitation maintenance to meet daily needs.

  • Analyzing equipment on a daily basis and reviewing with maintenance superintendent.

  • Providing a clear sense of direction for supervisors to work toward and encourage teamwork to achieve goals.

  • Establishing challenging goals and standards fro each supervisor and encourage them to give their best effort.

  • Ensuring effective utilization of human resources by training subordinates, motivating consistent performances, appraising performance, recommending salary action and developing for potential promotion.

  • Monitoring operations to meet company policies, quality specifications, USDA and OSHA standards.

  • Conducting plant inspections to eliminate hazardous conditions.

  • Managing all aspects of operations to assure a safe working environment.

  • Taking immediate action to eliminate improper practices or hazardous conditions.


  • 5+ years experience in the poultry/food industry required with at least 3 years in a supervisory role.

  • Must have good leadership skills.

  • Must have the ability to interact with operational and processing management.

  • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize work.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma/GED; Bachelor's Degree preferred.