General Labor Sr. Lead

Perdue Farms | Bridgewater, VA

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Posted Date 10/08/2019
Description

General Labor Sr.Lead will organize and train associates working closely with Onboarding Team Manager to meet production demands as directed by supervison. The Team Lead will assure compliance to applicable safety, USDA, Quality Assurance, rotating departments as needed, and plant specific standards.

Summary

This position will provide training, develop strategies with the production lines working with the Onboarding Supervisor. Requires working with various departments as needed. Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of production associates to achieve required production and quality standards in a safe, efficient, and effective manner and for promoting and maintaining positive working relationships within the production group.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Trains, directs and develops subordinates to meet operating, safety and quality requirements within the department and/or area. Supervises production staff to ensure product quality and integrity and ensures all finished product meets or exceeds customer requirements. Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to retaining associates. Consistently administers Company policies and procedures. Supports and promotes the Company's annual People, Products, Profitability and Plant goals through effective and efficient planning, communication and coaching, training and overall direction of the workforce. Creates and implements, with management approval, new ideas and methods to improve production efficiencies, CSI, QI, Safety scorecard.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

0-3 years’ work experience. Should be computer literate with skill in Microsoft Office. Requires experience with various industry accepted procedures, including HACCP, SPC, etc., and plant efficiency as it relates to yield, line speeds and automatic process equipment. Proven track record demonstrating ability to lead people and get results. Must be able to organize multiple protocols/projects and complete on schedule. Requires prior supervisory experience. Knowledge of an ability to provide strong customer orientation. Must be able to communicate to all levels of the organization; possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

When in a plant environment:

Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.

May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.

May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db.

May be exposed to dust, feathers and all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.

Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm.

Able to stand for several hours.

Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualigied applicants will recieve consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disablilty, or protected veteran status.

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