General Foreman Shipping

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Job Description

Position Summary:


General Foreman Shipping will be for responsible for organizing and over sight of the Warehouse by working in conjunction with the Shipping Manager.


Key Activities:


  • Coordinate, schedule, oversee the activities of the Shipping Department per direction of Shipping Manager.
  • Analyze problems and recommend solutions as part of normal day to day activities.
  • Record and report information as required.
  • Manage shipping processes and ensure inventory is maintained and billing is accurate
  • Manage loss prevention policies and good manufacturing procedures
  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of issues.
  • Guiding, directing, and motivating to set performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
  • Coaching, mentoring, or helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Handling employee relations issues in department.
  • Liaison with Fabrication or Slaughter leadership.
  • Make sure employees are performing work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure high levels of performance.
  • Ensure all supervisors are following plant safety, quality and attendance procedures.
  • Manage downtime and overtime.
  • Provide leadership to supervisors and ensure the team is performing their work properly and also to ensure employee morale.
  • Directly involved in corrective action procedures with supervisors. These may range from verbal warnings to terminations.


Required Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 5yrs experience in a beef processing plant.
  • Strong organizational interpersonal & communication skills. 
  • Bilingual important but not required.
  • Must be 18yrs. of age and authorized to work in the US.
  • High Sch. Diploma or GED required. 
  • Must be able read, write and speak English.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in a diverse workforce and to upper management.


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