Feed Mill Supervisor
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Job Locations: US-NC-CRESWELL Your Opportunity:
This position is responsible for supervising the mixing, milling,
and employees of the feed mill, ensuring compliance with Feed
Quality and Safety programs. The Supervisor will direct operations
in ingredient receiving, grain drying, feed batching, pelleting,
grinding, sample and quality testing, as well as implementing all
safety protocol and processes. The Feed Mill Supervisor will
perform any combination of the following tasks as needed and
appropriate to complete the job successfully.
Completes daily duties in a manner that maintains compliance and
seeks out opportunities for improvement within the Smithfield
ISO22000 Feed Safety and Quality program
Directs operations in ingredient receiving, grain drying, feed
batching, feed pelleting, grinding, quality testing, sample
gathering, mill sanitation and following/implementing all safety
protocol and processes.
Communicates with feed mill maintenance and vendors as
Assists and provides input for Capital projects, equipment upgrades
or expansion and budget planning.
Assists with Capital projects; works with maintenance on project
planning and future repair and Maintenance needs.
Oversees Quality Assurance testing per protocol.
Maximizes feed production and quality, as well as feed delivery
Monitors feed and ingredient inventories.
Ensures mill sanitation and that sanitation schedules are
Supervises mill operators for shift operations.
Communicates with dispatch to ensure feed is available for load out
(regarding shortages, feed outages, potential delays, breakdowns,
Ensures feed formulas or transfers are entered into control
system.- (via use of computer transfer program)
Communicates with customers, dispatch, and office personnel as
Completes operational reports as necessary when mill manager is not
Communicates with procurement department as needed.
Promotes a safe workplace and conducts safety meetings. Adheres to
company safety policies and ensures employees are following safety
Promotes good environmental stewardship and maintains mill
environmental equipment per guidelines/permits.
Trains/Operates fork truck and skid loader as necessary.
Completes accurate/timely reporting of operations, inventory and
sanitation per protocol.
Keeps management informed of mill operational, maintenance, safety
and employee concerns/issues.
Recommends process improvement opportunities that are necessary to
improve efficiencies, quality, and service to Mill Manager.
Helps to insure FDA, EPA, Safe Feed Safe Food compliance
Assists with the development, implementation and maintenance of
future ISO programs/compliance.
Communicates mill and transportation issues and opportunities
clearly with other shift leads/employees/departments.
Demonstrates punctuality by showing esteem for others and by doing
the right thing at the right time
Knows and does what is expected - demonstrates responsibility.
Demonstrates flexibility with a willingness to change plans
according to the direction of management
Accurately reports past facts and earns future trust
Complies with all Management System compliance- to include but not
limited to IPS (Injury Prevention System): EMS (Emergency
Management Systems) and Animal Well Being Policies and
May be required to follow other job-related instructions and to
perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all
applicable state and federal laws.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
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 to perform the essential functions.
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or
technical school; or six months to one year related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or
employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts,
interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to recognize and do what needs to be done before being
asked to do it
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have
knowledge of order processing systems, ability to effectively use
and understand email and spreadsheets.
Experience with MainSaver program helpful.
Valid driver's license
Ability to develop working relationships, effectively communicate
in one on one situations, within small groups (to present
information), across departments, including up the chain of
Experience with cutting and welding helpful, working knowledge of
steam flow and boiler operations helpful.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Directly supervises employees during their assigned shift in the
Feed Mill. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance
with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training
employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising
performance; rewarding employees; addressing complaints and
resolving problems in a timely manner utilizing the disciplinary
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
The work environment characteristics & physical demands 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.
Must be able to frequently climb over, under, and around feed mill
Must be able to walk and stand on concrete and unpaved areas for
longer periods of time.
Must be able to lift up 50 lbs on a limited basis.
Must be supportive of the mission of producing high quality pellet
Must be tolerable and willing to learn and perform the different
areas of the feed mill process.
Must be able to work with and around a wide range of chemicals and
different feed ingredients.
Must be able to work effectively with others in a team
Must be able to work week-ends and holidays
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently
exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid
conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals;
outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and risk of
Careers and Benefits:
To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to
create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.
GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a
lifelong career with training designed to help you advance
Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive
benefits packages to our full-time employees.
Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we
operate. We believe in innovating for the future.
About Smithfield Foods:
Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc.
is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global
reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to
producing "Good food. Responsibly -" and serve as one of the
world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have
pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades,
including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon
negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG
emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We
believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have
donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities.
Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such
as Smithfield -, Eckrich - and Nathan's Famous -, among many
others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and
connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status or status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job related characteristic as
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