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Quality Days Lead – Arcadia, WI

Position Summary

POSITION SUMMARY: Position is responsible for assisting the Manager/Supervisor in performing all duties and functions required for efficient operation of the department as well as performing the duties of a Quality Services Inspector.

Expectations

EXPECTATIONS  all Team Members
  1. Trains others with the skills and knowledge gained from position.
  1. Observes all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.  Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, co-workers, and leadership teams.
  1. Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks.  Consistently practices and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.
  2. Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, and participates in or supports the E$P program
  3. Follow all company animal welfare guidelines.
  4. Other duties as directed.

Essential Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
1. Aid and support the Manager/Supervisor in decision making and program implementation.
2. Performs inspections to monitor production and sanitation programs and procedures.
3. Assists in training and motivating employees to achieve their maximum quality and productivity performance levels.
4. Assists in the scheduling of staffing, materials, and equipment to most effectively and efficiently utilize departmental resources to achieve Gold’n Plump, USDA, and OSHA standards.
5. Maintain quality standards through process monitoring and inspection as well as informing Manager/Supervisor of process/product issues and departmental related issues.
6. Maintain records of department as well as issues memos and reports as directed.  Lead, monitor, and develop programs as necessary
   

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of supervisory management practices and principles
  • Ability to add, subtract, multply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, percentages, and decimals.
  • Knowledge of poutlry production oepration
  • Ability to analyze and respond to production problems
  • Behavior supports positive work environment.  Examples: Lead by example, friendly, and excellent communiation skills both listending and speaking.
  • Considerable knowledge of plant onfiguration and equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of Quality Service programs and procedures (SIS, NELS, HACCP, SSOP’s, GMP’s)
  • General knowledge of product specifications necessary
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Personal computer skills required to perform basic computer tasks (Windows, Excel, and Access).
  • Some knowledge of Statistical Process Control required
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions in English (for record keeping purposes).
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to work in cool temperatures (around 40 degrees)
  • Ability to stand and use hands for 8-11 hours per day
  • Ability to multitask and work quickly
  • Authorized to do LOTO (Lock Out/Tag Out) or willingness to acquire authorization
  • Six months to a year in food or production experience needed
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Capable of learning and remembering product specifications.
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Intermediate Analytical skills preferred.
  • Desire for continuous improvement preferred.
  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Summary

POSITION SUMMARY: Position is responsible for assisting the Manager/Supervisor in performing all duties and functions required for efficient operation of the department as well as performing the duties of a Quality Services Inspector.