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Job Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Pay Rate: $12.50 + .20 shift premium per hour

Position Summary: The primary function of this position is to oversee, monitor and facilitate training for production and packaging operations employees. These functions include providing direction, guidance and assistance to operators/general labor, administering supplies and materials, documenting line assignments, training progress, cross-training matrix, and other paperwork per company requirements, assigning and providing coverage for all line positions, maintaining an efficient flow of the production process and ensure all Safety and Good Manufacturing Procedures are understood and adhered to.

Position Responsabilities

Teach new employees work tasks and techniques. Review job descriptions and/or safety documents related to production positions. Inform supervisor of daily progress of employees as required. Provide training for new hires/transfers and on-going, remedial or updated training for existing employees as required.

Monitor and facilitate production and packaging operations to maintain the efficient flow of the process to meet production rates. Provide coverage for temporary vacancies on the lines. Check product to ensure that product meets all specifications and guidelines, including product specifications, metal detector checks, net weights, and other quality attributes.

Conduct plant tours for new employees, facilitate and/or assist with new hire trainings (including GMP, safety and general topics).

Administer supplies, ensuring correct materials and quantities are delivered to the appropriate area and/or removed as scheduled.

Provide direction, guidance, assistance and fill-in for the productions line operators as required.

Ensure changeovers, run-offs and set-ups are performed as outlined in the SOP.

Ensure the work area is clear and clean, monitor cleaning and the daily equipment maintenance and ensure trash is placed in the proper receptacles. Oversee and assist with breakdown and cleaning of production line at mid-shift or when necessary.

Obtain work schedule, obtain production schedule for assigned line, set employee schedule and prepare for operations.

Troubles shoot production problems, make minor repairs and adjustments and assist maintenance with other repairs.

At end of shift, secure all equipment, perform general housekeeping duties and complete all required paperwork.

All other duties as assigned.

General Job Requirements

Able to work safely and set an example of safe working habits for his/her coworkers

Ability to understand and perform the various tasks to standards established for the department

Ability to meet the physical requirements; lifting 40llbs, climbing ladders and stairs, standing for prolonged periods

Ability to read written instructions and communicate verbally in English with management and hourly employees; bilingual English/Spanish (preferred)

Knowledge of basic mathematical skills

Work experience specific to the department preferred

Must have a good employment record

Must be able to understand and follow all written SSOP's

Must be able to understand MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)

Must be able to work the scheduled / assigned times and required overtime for the position

Must be able to submit and pass a criminal background check

Good leadership and interpersonal skills

Ability to give instructions and follow-up with hourly employees

Disclaimer: This position is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however to be an accurate reflection of those principle job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.

About Foster Farms

Foster Farms is dedicated to ensuring that our products are enjoyed at their optimum quality and freshness. For your convenience, we provide complete preparation and handling instructions for our products.

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