Operations Supervisor 2nd Shift in Underwood, IA at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Jack Link’s Protein Snacks began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Over the years, as consumer demand for convenient, high-quality snack foods increased, so has the company’s product offerings. Today Jack Link’s is the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer in the world, and sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world.

Summary: Monday - Thursday 4 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.

Responsible for planning, coordinating and executing, in a timely manner, the daily activities of Operations. Ensures processes and standard operating procedures are followed. Supervises a team employees and their daily activities to ensure the needs of all functions within the area are met (production, training, safety, security and housekeeping).  Implements departmental goals, policies, objectives and procedures.

  • Ensures that all items are properly identified and inventoried.
  • Identifies, through a proactive approach, potential cost-saving and efficiency gain opportunities to improve overall operations.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a high level employee morale and dedication to serving customers. Assists with hiring decisions. Responsible for coaching and disciplining employees. Responsible for appraising employee performance. Provide input for termination decisions.
  •  Maintains a safe and healthy working environment in accordance with all safety, USDA and OSHA regulations.
  • Maintains or exceeds quality standards, performance and attendance metrics.
  • Responsible for training of new employees and the ongoing training of current employees to ensure quality, safety and productivity goals are met or exceeded.
  • Ensures compliance with established processes and procedures.
  • Maintains effective internal control over the product flow and account of inventory through area.


Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent attendance and dependability
  • Ability to communicate professionally with people
  • Ability to work long hours if needed
  • Computer knowledge – SAP, Scale, Outlook, Excel
  • Must be detail orientated, follow-up, and execute plan
  • Work in a fast paced and always changing environment
  • Great verbal and written communication skills 
  • Team player
  • Ability to comprehend inventory counting 
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good math and accounting skills; count and record without transposing numbers
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Self-starter


Experience and Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 3 years’ experience in distribution center preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Requirements:

Walking, bending, squatting, and reaching up to 90% of the time. Standing for up to 100% of the time, up to 12 hours per day and up to 6 days per week on concrete warehouse flooring. Hours will vary. Lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. frequently and continuously. The odor and possible contact of beef jerky, spices, and sauces.

EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

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