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Company: JBS USA Holdings, Inc.
Location: Plainwell
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

About JBS
JBS began in 1953 as a small, family-owned company in Brazil. We have continued to steadily grow and are now the largest animal protein processor in the world. Though our business has grown, our family values remain our foundation. We seek to hire dedicated individuals who are committed to learning and share our desire to be the best. At JBS, our team members are our most important asset and feeding the world is our greatest goal. The Plainwell facility began operations in 1918 under the Murray Packing company. In the 1960's, it was acquired by Murco and in 1998 by Packerland. In 2000, Packerland was acquired by Smithfield. In 2010, the facility joined the JBS USA family.
Plainwell is the only JBS plant with Modified Atmospheric Packaging (MAP), a packaging process that changes oxygen levels to extend shelf-life. The MAP process is a part of the Plainwell ground beef operation. Plainwell is also one of the few plants that produces ground beef patties. Over one million lbs (450,000 kg) of beef are produced each day. The Plainwell facility produces biogas in an anaerobic lagoon and uses it in place of natural gas to heat a portion of the water used in the plant. The facility was recognized by the American Meat Institute as a Tier 3 facility for its accomplishments with ISO 14001. Plainwell recently built a $31 million distribution center (85,000 ft -) with a 55,000 box capacity.
Investing in our people is a large part of the reason why success at JBS is so achievable. Working in operations gives you the opportunity to contribute to the very core of our business: producing the highest quality products for families around the globe. At the JBS operations facilities, we offer career growth opportunities for people with all kinds of interests and backgrounds who are interested in working in a fast-paced, hands-on environment. Additionally, opportunities for those who enjoy working within the production environment and are excited about both leading a team and ensuring we are producing a top quality, safe product for families across the globe.
JBS - values the people who make our company a success. We want to be sure our team members know just how much we appreciate their dedication by ensuring they love working with us. As part of our total compensation package, JBS - and offers comprehensive employee benefits designed to meet the healthcare and financial goals of our team members and their families today, tomorrow and in the future.
Value Added Supervisor 2 nd shift
Job Description:
Oversees efficiency of monitoring production, scanning make sheet, and discussing daily goals with employees.

  • Order sheet (make sheet), attends supervisor meetings, and reports work schedule to line workers daily.

  • Evaluates production of previous day to make necessary adjustments.

  • Handles any employee grievance, dispute or problem in most efficient manner possible. Any unsolved matter taken up with Superintendent.

  • Actively participates in group meetings, line meetings, and supervisory meetings.

  • Check packaging to insure it is labeled properly.

  • May involve guidance or actual performance of production procedures.

  • Perform pre-operational procedures to insure equipment is properly sanitized and in working order.

  • Insure employees have proper safety equipment.

  • Insure hourly employees are trimming products correctly to minimize product loss.

  • Work with the Quality control department to insure product quality & food safety.

  • Daily work tasks are structured.

  • Job performance is measured by the Superintendent on such criteria as the overall production of the line, quality of paperwork, attendance, attitude and supervision of employees.

  • Evaluate all newly hired employees during their first month of employment.

  • Perform follow-up training on hourly employees.

  • Directly involved in disciplinary procedures with hourly employees. These may range from verbal warnings to terminations.

  • Contact with line personnel, in addition to plant management.

    Required skills :

    • Team oriented

    • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

    • Knowledge of beef cuts and production process.

    • Communication skills

    • People skills

    • Bilingual important, but not mandatory.

      Working Conditions :

      • Frequent exposure to knives, hot water and production machinery.

      • Physical demands of this position may include a great deal of walking and stair climbing.

      • Environment consists of slick floors and loud noise.


Keywords: JBS USA Holdings, Inc., Kalamazoo , VALUE ADDED SUPERVISOR 2ND SHIFT, Hospitality & Tourism , Plainwell, Michigan

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