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Plant Supervisor - Aquaculture (Rangen Industries - Buhl, ID)

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Twin Falls
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionDo you have experience leading a team in all aspects of aquafeed production, quality control, and manufacturing? Are you willing to operate material handling equipment, including a forklift, extruder, and other equipment? Are you self-motivated and customer-focused? If so, we'd like to hear from you!
For a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals and ingredients. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!
General Purpose and Scope of Position:
Manage and coordinate activities of all aqua feed production, quality, and manufacturing. Supervise plant operators, warehouse, and machine operator personnel. Assure daily use & practice of Food Safety Systems.
Key Skills and Abilities Include:


  • 2-3 years of manufacturing lead experience
  • 1+ years of manufacturing supervisor experience
  • Extruder machinery experience helpful
  • Feed manufacturing experience helpful
  • Intermediate Excel knowledge
  • Intermediate computer skills, including working knowledge of MS Office suites
  • A professional individual with strong leadership and organization skills
  • A team player who excels at building relationships and encourages staff growth and development
  • A creative individual with experience in all aspects of a plant operation with an eye for efficient production methods and an understanding of best practices
  • Prioritizing multiple tasks for the best production efficiencies
  • Motivating and creating a unified team
  • Ability to efficiently manage production costs and align these costs to volume-produced
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to implement and oversee company policy regarding Feed Safety & worker safety

    Key Personal Attributes Include:

    • An individual with a high level of integrity who will represent the Company well
    • A relationship-building individual that can communicate strong production organizational skills
    • Connecting effectively with suppliers, customers, and co-workers
    • Partnering with others to achieve the same goal
    • Enthusiasm in creating a positive attitude in the work environment
    • An individual that wants to grow and take on new opportunities with the business

      Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

      • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the feed production, such as plant operators, warehouse and machine operator personnel
      • Confer with other managers to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments and locations
      • Conduct the morning meeting for production
      • Maintain timecards and attendance records, as well as working personnel folders for each direct report
      • Oversee employee coaching, training, and performance conversation. Including corrective actions and feedback conversations
      • Plan and establish with the Location Manager work schedules and production sequences to meet production goals. Communicate assignments to the production crew
      • Oversee the hiring, terminating, advising, training, and reviewing of employees
      • Investigate discrepancies in daily production
      • Maintain paperwork and logs, including anything pertaining to production records
      • Report material, product, or equipment defects/malfunctions, assure cleanliness and safety
      • Demonstrate equipment operations, as well as work and safety procedures to new employees
      • Observe work, and monitor all other indicators to ensure that operators conform to production, processing, and food safety standards
      • Confer with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems and concerns
      • Report all equipment, facility, personnel, safety, and other issues immediately
      • Serve as backup to all positions under your direct report; and other positions as required
      • Monitor incoming materials needed for production
      • Responsible for reporting production safety problems to management, up to and including stopping a production line
      • Ensure compliance with all Food Safety Guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, FDA and OSHA guidelines, as well as Federal and State laws governing the workplace
      • Occasionally fill in as night shift supervisor when required for coverage
      • Other duties as assigned

        Compensation and Benefits:

        • In compliance with all states and cities requiring transparency of pay, the base compensation for this position ranges from $56,300 - $75,033. Note that salary may vary based on location, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for vacation, holidays, health, dental, vision, mental health, retirement plans, and other benefits.


          If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!

          Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition, LLC is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, and is a marketer and distributor of value-added nutrition ingredients in North America and Asia-Pacific. Wilbur Ellis provides feed solutions to our customers and suppliers in the Livestock, Pet Food, and Aquaculture Industries. Providing a complete supply chain, including logistics, warehousing, and customer service, in addition to expertise in import/export and regulatory, sets Wilbur-Ellis apart from our competitors. We understand the importance of providing on-time delivery of specified products and honoring our commitments to suppliers and customers.

          COMPANY CULTURE
          Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer
          Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.
          Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people
          Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed 100 years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.
          Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforce
          Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.
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          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Wilbur-Ellis Company, Twin Falls , Plant Supervisor - Aquaculture (Rangen Industries - Buhl, ID), Professions , Twin Falls, Idaho

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