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Harvest General Foreman (Gibbon)

American Foods Group, Inc. • Gibbon, NE
a month ago


Gibbon Packing LLC,  an American Foods Group Company, has opportunities for Harvest General Foreman at our Gibbon, NE plant.


If you are looking to advance your career, join the AFG family where you can be a part of providing quality beef products to over 40 countries around the world.


As our Harvest General Foreman, you will:

  • Oversee production operations (supervisors, leads, and hourly production employees) to provide for day-to-day control of assigned department activities according to prescribed schedules, priorities, operation sequence, and processing specifications.  Is aware of the key performance indicators in harvest and can optimize results.
  • Responsible for crewing, scheduling, work quality, productivity, and employee training in assigned areas.  Conduct line meetings.
  • Responsible for safety and housekeeping and for proper operation of equipment.
  • Participate in plant management and operational meetings.
  • Participate in company retention team meetings and drive down turnover on the harvest floor.
  • Update, maintain, and implement documents, records, or product specifications.
  • Conduct employment actions in accordance with EEO/AA guidelines (hire, selection, promotion, demotion, transfer, termination, etc.)
  • Evaluate department work performance and take corrective action. Work with Human Resources to take disciplinary or termination action in accordance with company standard practices and procedures. 
  • Coordinate material flow through various stages of assigned departments and with other


Basic Qualifications:

  • Diploma/GED required. 
  • 3-5 years of experience in harvest required.
  • Display a strong work ethic and a professional attitude and appearance.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to attend work consistently.
  • Must be assertive and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to perform consistent, accurate work minimal direction and work successfully as part of a team.
  • Must be able to withstand long periods in warm or hot environments.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with employees.
  • Encourage and foster team building amongst supervisors and hourly employees.
  • Follow and enforce safety rules, housekeeping, and proper operation of equipment.
  • Follow and monitor proper safety equipment usage and safety practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to pass knowledge and skills to supervisors and hourly employees to create a training and succession plan.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AA/AS or BA/BS degree preferred but not required.
  • Prior lead/foreperson experience in harvest desired.
  • Good computer skills; ability to use designated programs including Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook).


Gibbon Packing, LLC an American Foods Group Company is a privately held beef processing company located in Gibbon, Nebraska. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done.  As a member of the team, you will find yourself challenged and contributing in a significant way to the success of the business, and you will be rewarded for that success. If you want to feel appreciated for a job well done and be part of something bigger, then consider joining American Foods Group, a “hire to retire” type of company.  


What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent benefit plan. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Voluntary Benefits, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, Discount Meat Purchase Program, and more!  
  • Training, growth and advancement opportunities that will make this the best and last company you work for.


Check Out the Gibbon, NE Area!

Improve your quality of life by residing in Gibbon, Nebraska, a rural city located in the center of Nebraska.  Gibbon is located close to many recreational areas and is a short drive from Kearney, NE.


The area also offers:

  • The Great Platte River Road Archway – a museum and monument commemorating the valley’s role in westward expansion. The campus surrounding the museum includes hiking/biking trails, artwork and sculptures, and picnic shelters.
  • Windmill State Recreational Area which includes a swimming beach, 6 lakes for fishing, hiking trails, and more!
  • Year-round community events that the whole family will love.

Try to convince us that there is a better place to live and work other than Gibbon Packing, LLC in Gibbon, NE!