FSM - Production Superintendent 2nd Shift

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Fort Smith, AR, US, 72904

Company: Bachoco, S.A. de C.V.

Founded more than 80 years ago, OK Foods has grown from a livestock and poultry feed manufacturer to join one of the world’s leading chicken producers, Bachoco.


Bachoco USA produces the highest quality chicken products for the U.S. market. Currently, the Bachoco USA family includes more than 4,000 team members who are dedicated to consistently producing high-quality chicken products and nourishing people around the world.


Bachoco USA is seeking a Production Superintendent 2nd shift for our Fort Smith, AR facility.                                                                            


Summary: Ensures all company specifications are followed.  Ensures correct quantity of product is produced to meet requirements.  Ensures that product is produced with a high standard of quality. Schedules proper products as needed.  Makes sure that supervisors work with and train employees to ensure they are getting the best yield and quality of the product. Follow all USDA and in-plant rules                                                           


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Three or more years of management experience in portioning processing.
  • Familiarity with JBT portioning equipment and processes.
  • Keeps plant management informed of any production, maintenance, supply, or logistics problems.
  • Train employees.
  • Ensure that all employees are following safety guidelines.
  • Has knowledge of company payroll procedures.
  • Evaluates line performance to ensure we achieve most economical process and maintain a high standard of quality.
  • Understands company specifications on all products and proper operating in a safe and quality environment to achieve goals of the line performance.
  • Performs all other assigned duties as necessary.
  • This is a safety sensitive position.


Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages five subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 250 employees in Reed Lane. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A,B.S,B.ENg) from a four-year college or university'or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.


Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Contact Management systems; Inventory software; Payroll systems; Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; risk of radiation and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

*Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies:   Please note that Bachoco USA and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.   In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Bachoco USA and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of Bachoco USA.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith