Department Superintendent

Idahoan Foods, LLC

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Lewisville, ID

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Superintendent is to direct the activity of the facility to ensure employee safety, manufactured food products conform to Company specification, compliance of SQF standards, management of process budgeted rates, and relevant Governmental standards.

Principle Accountabilities:

  1. Operations Management: Manages department to achieve defined goals in safety, quality, budgeted rates, maintenance, adherence to budgets, sanitation procedures and labor productivity.  Knowledge of potato processing, SQF standards, FSMA standards and preventative controls.  Knowledge of QA procedures.  Experienced in reporting and managing to KPI’s for assigned department.  Identifies and resolves problems with staffing, processing and scheduling.  Manages continuous improvement processes for assigned department.
  2. Safety and Training: Ensures a safe work environment by emphasizing safety training and safe actions. Encourages continued employee improvement by emphasizing training.
  3. Maintenance: Oversees the cleaning and maintenance of the equipment used in assigned department. 
  4. Policies and Procedures: Recommends, implements, and enforces Company policies and procedures. Conducts employee evaluations. Maintains production recordings to comply with third party audits, regulatory requirements and Company reports.
  5. Scheduling:  Analyzes the production and packaging schedules for the plant and ensures proper sequencing of runs and adequate staffing levels.  Looks long-term at forecast changes in demand for employees due to volume changes and capital projects.


Alignment with Core Values of the Company

  • Respect & Value Our People
  • Stay in Front of Change While Reducing Costs
  • Delight Our Customers
  • Food Quality & Safety

Professional Qualifications/Required Skills of the Position:

Education and/or Experience: This position requires either a Bachelor Degree in Business, Science or Engineering from an accredited college/university and five years experience in a manufacturing plant, or ten years experience in a manufacturing plant. 

Language Skills: Exhibits effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, comprehend, and compose simple to complex instructions, polices, procedures and correspondence. 

Computer Skills: Proficient is using Microsoft applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Work Environment: This position is located in a food processing facility.  Forty percent of time will be on the production floor and sixty percent of time will be in an office setting.

Reasoning AbilityPossesses strong analytical, quantitative, communication, problem solving, and technical skills.  Has the ability to creatively apply experience, and common sense for processes and employees. Demonstrates the self-confidence and maturity to make decisions and solve problems with minimal direction. Organized and able to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.

Interpersonal Skills: Team player, flexible and accepts changing assignments and accountabilities.