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Kansas Department of Commerce Fabrication Superintendent in Garden City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11674072

JOB SUMMARYThe Fabrication Superintendent is responsible for maintaining quality, production rates, and yields while ensuring the safest working environment possible for the entire fabrication department (550 hourly, 15 exempt). This position requires and essential understanding and control of the production process, accurate record keeping and general production line maintenance and staffing. They will be responsible for continuously developing and mentoring fabrication team members, supervisors, and general Forman by using a continuous improvement mentality and will work to perpetuate a “Creekstone Proud” culture through attitude and actions.


+ Provide leadership and operational direction to a group of hourly and salary manufacturing associates, which includes but is not limited to make sheet, efficiencies, customer specs, safety, and production processes.

+ Oversees fabrication of product according to established production schedule.

+ Ensure that all processing activities are in conformance with product specifications, while partnering with Quality Assurance.

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

+ Involved with managing employee concerns and complaints while partnering with human resources, managers, or appropriate personnel.

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

+ Develops teamwork through leading by example and setting clear expectations.

+ Ensures effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching and development. Makes employment decisions. 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. Performs accident investigations.

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

+ Must understand and have a “Creekstone Proud” mindset to positively enhance the company culture.

+ All other 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 preferred.

+ Experience working with a diverse group of people.

+ 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 organization.

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

+ Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.

+ Ability to foster an atmosphere of teamwork and respect

+ Functional with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

+ Ability to present ideas, concepts, issues, concerns, and questions in a well thought out, positive, and professional manner

+ Leadership skills such as but not limited to conflict resolution, encouraging others and i nspiring good work

+ Ability to take direction humbly and collaborate in order to define and pursue team goals

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Climbing, stooping, crouching; Standing for 8 or more hours per day; Pushing, Pulling, Grasping; Able to Lift 0 – 50+lbs; Able to work in Cold and Wet Floor Environment; Wear necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – hard hat, safety-toe boots, safety goggles, hair/beard net, etc.

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef is an Equal Opportunity Employer