northcarolina | Retail Production Supervisor in Mount Olive, NC

Retail Production Supervisor

  • Butterball
  • $29,070.00 - 41,960.00 / Year *
  • Mount Olive, NC 28365
  • Full-Time
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Job Summary:

Provides frontline leadership and management of line or area in a food processing facility ensuring standards are met in a safe, efficient and effective manner.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises production team members providing guidance, training, direction, and feedback for optimum performance

  • Serves as a role model and initiates proactive actions to ensure team's understanding of and compliance with all company policies and regulatory guidelines (including USDA, OSHA, DOL, EEOC, etc.)

  • Accountable for team's adherence to manufacturing protocols, product specifications, quality guidelines, safety standards

  • Ensure effective use of labor, tools, supplies, and equipment to maximize efficiency and capacity

  • Conducts routine scanning of department to identify and solve problems (e.g. equipment operations, processes, etc.) or escalate as needed

  • Maintains accurate and timely electronic / paper-based records of production data

  • Updates daily/weekly department reports (i.e. production reports, attendance reports, pre-flight check list, staffing reports, training reports)

  • Conducts routine safety and quality audits

  • Participates in investigations (e.g. accidents, employee complaints, etc.)

  • Actively participates in department / facility meetings

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly skilled at motivating employees to accomplish objectives

  • Knowledge of USDA regulations, HACCP (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points), SOP (Standard Operating Procedure), SSOP (Standard Sanitary Operational Procedure) and requirements; or ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly

  • Familiar with operations metrics, such as yields, lbs. /birds per man hours (PMH), line speeds, etc.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills at both the strategic and functional level
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Basic math skills (e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform all other duties as necessary to ensure efficiency of operation.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Poultry, Animal or Food Science or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years' experience in a leadership role or have successfully completed Butterball's Leadership Apprentice Program

  • Experience in poultry/meat food manufacturing helpful


Associated topics: coffee, dining room, expeditor, foodservice, ice cream, kitchen, meat cutter, pastry, tea, usda


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.