WHOLE BIRD TEAM LEADER

Employer
Perdue Farms, Inc.
Location
Milford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 01, 2018
Closes
Mar 01, 2018
Industry
Agriculture
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Requisition Number: 174714

Job Title: WHOLE BIRD TEAM LEADER

City: Milford

State: DE

**WHOLE BIRD TEAM LEADER**

**Description/Job Summary**

The Whole Bird Team Lead is 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.

This position is for 2nd shift.

**Responsibilities/Duties**

1. Train, direct, and develop team members to meet operating, safety, and quality equirements within the department / area.

2. Supervise production staff to ensure product quality and integrity, and ensures all finished product meets or exceeds customer requirements.

3. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to retaining associates. Consistently administer company policies and procedures.

4. Support and promote the company?s annual People, Products, and Profitability goals through effective and efficient planning, communication, coaching, training, and overall direction of the workforce.

5. Create and implement, with management approval, new ideas and methods to improve production efficiencies, CSI, QI, and Safety Scorecard.

6. Support the 4 P?s. People ? Turnover, Safety, Associate Engagement; Products ? Quality and consistency of products; Profitability ? Contribute to achievement of Key Initiatives & Planet.

**Required Experience**

+ Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Agriculture or related discipline plus 4 ? 5 years related 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, lbs/birds pmh, line speeds and automatic process equipment.

+ Proven track record demonstrating ability to lead people and get results.

+ Able to think ahead and plan 1 to 3 year time span. Must be able to organize multiple protocols/projects and complete on schedule.

+ Able to develop protocols and processes and deploy. Able to analyze and resolve problems at both a strategic and functional level.

+ Requires prior supervisory experience.

+ Knowledge of and ability to provide strong customer orientation.

+ Must be able to communicate to all levels of the organization; possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

+ Must be able to travel to other facilities and plants for meetings and/or company business.

**Required Education**

Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Agriculture or related discipline plus 4 ? 5 years related work experience.

**Details**

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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