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Company: Butterball
Location: Carthage, MO
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Food, Beverage


Job Summary:  Support and assist Supervisor(s) and Superintendent(s) with daily management of team members and production processes, including assigning job tasks, rotating team members   through Cobs, and coaching team members.  Drive a culture of Safety, Quality and Continuous improvement on the production floor. Monitor the production area to ensure compliance with government standards, work procedures, and production specifications.

Essential Duties, Functions & Responsibilities:

·         Enforce and follow all workplace safety and food safety practices and protocols

·         Conduct team member training in equipment operations or work and safety procedures

·         Investigate and complete incident reports and implement corrective actions

·         Assess team member performance to provide coaching and feedback to improve efficiency, reduce injury, and ensure food safety

·         Inspect production area, materials, products, and equipment to ensure all compliance and company standards are met and any deviances, defects, or malfunctions are addressed

·         Identify and address any issues with line speed, materials, team members technique, equipment, rework, products and product specifications

·         Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to assist with determining production requirements and evaluating current production estimates and outputs

·         Plan and communicate work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals

·         Recommend or implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality or efficiency

·         Complete records of team members' attendance and hours worked

·         Verify and communicate operations data, such as downtime, production, and cost records to identify improvement opportunities and for use in production reports

Knowledge, Skills, abilities, and Other Characteristics:

·         Ability to operate computer systems and various software applications required to perform essential functions of the job (i.e. Microsoft Office, Kronos, SAP, etc.)

·         Complex problem-solving skills to identify problems and review related information to develop, evaluate, and implement solutions

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills including active listening skills and the ability to speak, read and write English

·         Ability to grasp new ideas, techniques, and concepts related to daily plant operations

·         Ability to foster teamwork to get team members to work together to accomplish tasks

·         Ability to build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members and peers

·         Ability to motivate, coach, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

·         Ability to handle complaints, settle disputes, and resolve conflicts

·         Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing

·         Ability to assess performance of self, other individuals, or work areas to provide feedback, make improvements or take corrective action

·         Skilled in maintaining organized data and files

·         Ability to perform mathematical calculations

·         Interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with team members and management

·         Ability to complete all relevant program requirements satisfactorily


Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):  This job is open only to current Butterball, LLC team members who have been employed with the company for a least (6) months.  Butterball, LLC reserves the right to waive this current employment requirement if it is determined that there is a business need to do so

·         High School Diploma or Equivalent


Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience): 

·         Post-secondary education (e.g., technical/vocational education or 2 to 4-year degree)

·         Previous work experience in poultry/meat processing or other industrial manufacturing setting

·         Bilingual - read/write/speak (English and Spanish)


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