Production Supervisor Trainee - Opportunity for New Graduates

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    Albertville, AL 35950
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Production Supervisor Trainee partners with current leadership in a structured, twelve month program, working hands on in multiple departments to learn business operations and processes for the poultry processing industry. This role develops leadership skills by becoming familiar with line function and staff requirements, company policies and legal requirements for each phase of the business.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
    • Learn the day to day operations by working under the supervision of functional managers or mentors and through direct, hands on experience in all assigned departments to develop an understanding of departmental operations, processes, procedures and performance standards; apply learned skills in daily interactions with employees, vendors, customers, etc.
    • Learn and understand the requirements of both internal and external customers, using information and feedback to improve products and services
    • Identify opportunities for improvement, including underlying root cause, suggest solutions and work with various departments to implement a creative solution to permanently remedy issues
    • Partner with experienced leadership to lead and direct the day-to-day activities of front line associates
    • Make principled decisions in daily interactions with peers, subordinates and management by learning, understanding and applying the LEAP philosophy
    • Learn and understand the Company's vision and objectives to create meaningful and measurable personal and subordinate goals
    • Follow and ensure others follow all safety initiatives helping to maintain a zero accident culture
    • Provide feedback to leaders on line personnel successes and areas for improvement
    • Perform additional relevant duties as assigned
    SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • This role is a Leader of People role with required competencies: Sizing up People, Delegation, Planning, Customer Focus and Conflict Management
    EDUCATION and CERTIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelors' degree in Poultry Science, Food Science, Agribusiness or other relevant discipline from an accredited institution
    EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
    • Demonstrated leadership skills in school or community; previous poultry or manufacturing internship preferred
    • Ability to learn conflict resolution tactics and apply to resolve issues efficiently, effectively and within Company and legal guidelines
    • Strong customer focus with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization in a timely and professional manner
    • Must have exceptional communication, both verbal and written, presentation and facilitation skillAble to keep sensitive information confidential and appropriately handle critical situations with tact and diplomacy
    • Able to keep sensitive information confidential and appropriately handle critical situations with tact and diplomacy
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment using excellent organizational skills and precise attention to detail
    • Must possess a strong customer-centric attitude, high energy level and a strong sense of urgency
    SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
    • Follow departmental and company safety policies and programs
    • Wear required protective equipment in all areas where mandatory
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Ability to travel throughout facilities both indoors and out
    • Ability to work in a wet, cold, hot, humid, and/or dusty environment
    • Occasionally lift up to 40 lbs
    • Ability to work unusual shifts (holidays, weekends and extended ) as needed to meet production requirement
    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Posting ID: 612450568Posted: 2021-03-26Job Title: Production Supervisor Trainee