The purpose of the Shipping Team Leader is to oversee the day-to-day supervision of production associates to achieve required production and quality standards while ensuring that all associates are working in a safe, efficient, and effective manner. The Shipping
Team Leader is also responsible for promoting and maintaining positive working relationships with the production group which includes hourly and salary associates.
Supervise the loading of products to insure the best quality products are shipped in accordance to Perdue loading policy and customer needs. Daily contact with distribution and transportation on loads.
Educate associates on job safety and job techniques (quality, service, reliability). Provide a safe work environment for all associates eliminating unsafe acts or conditions.
Attain or better the goals on late trucks by ensuring loaders are loading trailers on time.
Assign specific jobs according to individual ability.
Meet specific goals on birds per man hour and manifest errors. Maintain and track manifest errors by loaders and enforce policy.
Hire and train associates to ensure shipping goals are obtained.
At least 18 years of age.
Legally authorized to work in the United States.
Strong work history, worked for one employer for at least 1 year in the past three years.
Willing and able to work in wet and extreme cold and hot conditions.
Willing and able to work around dust, feathers, animals, and various cleaning chemicals.
Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent with strong reading, math, writing, and analytical skills. Computer literate with skill in Microsoft Office.
Minimum of 4 years prior and related experience in supervision is required.
Previous manufacturing, production, especially food production experience is a plus.
4-Year Degree in Business/Agriculture related field preferred.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.