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Creekstone Farms* Fab General Foreman in Arkansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11674082

Are you looking for more than a job? Are you ready to start the next chapter of your career? If so, the time is now! At Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, we not only offer a state-of-the-art facility, but state of the art benefits, wages, and culture. We are a progressive beef packer with products marketed worldwide. We feed our local communities, country, and world.

You will find that peers, managers, and trainers are here to support you in your success. New hires that embrace our mission and vision embark on future career opportunities, ultimately supporting Creekstone to stand above the rest of the pack. At Creekstone, you will join a team who is proud of the culture Creekstone provides and stands behind producing the world's premier black angus beef products.

Here, we simply are, CREEKSTONE PROUD.

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining quality, production rates, and yields while ensuring the safest working environment possible. This position requires an essential understanding and control of the production process, accurate record keeping, and general line maintenance and staffing. All supervisors report to the general foreman. The general foreman must possess strong communication skills. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

+ Provide leadership and operational direction to a group of hourly and salary associates.

+ Oversees fabrication of product according to established production schedule.

+ Ensure that all processing activities are in conformance with product specifications.

+ Balances quality, productivity, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Works to continuously improve in all areas.

+ Adjusts manning at 'tables' to accommodate different products, ensures that proper product is being produced according to schedule and consistently monitors process to ensure that quality and yield standards are met.

+ Conducts inspections, constantly monitors all work areas for cleanliness and ensures that product contamination is kept to a minimum.

+ Ensures effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching and development. Assures that all employees follow company policies, procedures, and established work instructions.

+ Oversees training/ cross training of assigned staff, appraises performance and initiates discipline process.

+ Accountable for ensuring that all health and safety policies and regulations are enforced, by reporting policy infractions to HR and being involved with taking appropriate disciplinary actions.

+ Meets volume goals, reduces claims and cots, maximize yields.

+ Verifies labor hours and payroll report accuracy.

+ Additional job duties as assigned.


+ 5+ years’ prior beef plant supervisory experience and leadership skills in a food manufacturing environment.

+ Knowledge of beef cuts, yields, and production processes.

+ Bilingual Spanish and English preferred.

+ Experience working with a diverse group of people.

+ Ability to maintain high expectations for self and others, demonstrating a dedication to achievement of results.

+ Demonstrated ability to function successfully in a fast paced, changing work environment

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organ ization.

+ Solid problem solving, project management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.

+ Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.

+ Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.


+ Reaching

+ Standing

+ Pulling

+ Pushing

+ Grasping

+ Talking

+ Hearing

+ Repetitive motion

+ Lifting up to 70 pounds

+ Bending

+ Environment: Cold, wet, slippery


Hard hat, steel toe boots, earplugs, hair net, safety glasses where needed, personal protective equipment.