General Manager Rendering in Hillsdale, IL at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Career Description

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Rendering Operation functions in a fresh meat production facility to include, but not limited to the following: safety; coordinating production activities with maintenance scheduling; projecting and ensuring proper staffing requirements for the rendering department; ensuring effective understanding and use of rendering operations and product specs; training and development of the rendering management and hourly team members; assist in the development and management of the rendering operation budget; promote rendering best practices to increase equipment reliability and reduce operation cost; maintain awareness of waste water and other EPA requirements in the rendering operations while maintaining surveillance of overall operation; oversee performance of all facets of rendering; monitor product yields and general efficiencies of department; for assisting the plant Engineer/Maintenance Superintendent in the development, implementation, operation and maintenance of the annual capital budget; act as project manager on operation expenditure projects to ensure proper project scope development; equipment specifications; costing, planning, scheduling and start up; provide management with information, materials, and training to enable them to produce high quality product and work; monitor records for attendance, payroll, production reports and ergonomics; promoting new ideas and encouraging the development of all team members.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience: Must have knowledge of rendering operations and maintenance of equipment; must have an excellent attendance, safety record and the ability to work extended day/hours as needed.
Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and communication skills
Computer Skills: Requires elementary computer skills; for example, checking electronic mail, entering data into document templates, or creating simple queries.
Special Skills: Must be self-motivated and have the ability to demonstrate sound judgment, leadership, and decision-making skills, along with a sound working knowledge of sales and traffic of Tyson's systems; knowledge of Low Temp. Rendering system.
Supervisory: The individual selected for this position is responsible for managing a group of front-line supervisors who perform various tasks and activities; ensure compliance with all human resource and safety policies, environmental/wastewater programs, food safety, sanitation and all other duties as determined by management
Travel: 0 - 10%

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