Supervises and coordinates production, sales and inventories.
Provides leadership for first line supervisors to meet their strategic objectives.
Supervises and maintains quality of product produced.
Monitors plant housekeeping and the physical assets of the company.
Monitors labor cost and overtime and assures proper staffing.
Trains and provides leadership for supervisors.
Controls supply waste and monitors packaging supply quality.
Selects and terminates immediate subordinates.
Assists division manager in making recommendations for equipment purchases.
Creates and maintains a safe working environment.
Keeps maintenance informed of mechanical problems and assures machinery is working properly.
Performs yearly reviews.
Plans daily shipping schedule and coordinates this with sales.
Responsible for yearly budget.
Counsels all subordinates both salaried and hourly.
Performs other duties as required.
Key Working Relationships
Reports to the Packing & Shipping Manager who provides general supervision.
Works closely with Sales in order to put the product in the form that is needed and with first processing to advise of feedback on their workmanship.
Works closely with USDA, Maintenance, Accounting and Personnel.
Works closely with customers to ensure a quality product.
Orders supplies from vendors to maintain departments.
Academic: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Two or three years experience in a poultry processing, packing and shipping area or equivalent experience.
Personal: Identifies with the values, philosophy and mission of Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Ability to manage people, coordinate many different activities at the same time, and maintain smooth product flow.
Ability to communicate with persons on all levels.
Good knowledge and ability in basic mathematics.