Commodities Operations Supervisor

  • Kingsburg, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Foster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.

Job Description

Supervise the facility to insure the following:

Safe, efficient, and economical production of liquid feed and dry ingredient warehousing.

Training of employees. Develop and maintain plant SOPs to ensure that all facility and company policies and guidelines are clearly explained, trained, and documented

Coaching and disciplinary actions of employees up to suspensions pending.

Compliance with company and government quality control standards.

Conduct monthly safety meetings and ensure compliance with company and government safety regulations. Responsible for facility safety program and compliance. Conduct regular plant safety audits.

Ensure plant housekeeping is adequate and properly documented.

Ensure attendance guidelines are followed and handle employee discipline related to attendance.

Accounting and Quality:

Ensure all products are manufactured according to formula requirements. This includes ensuring that all plant documentation is correct and accurate.

Monitor and investigate deviations from formulas based on ingredient usage and finish product weight discrepancies.

Responsible to ensure all CDFA and FDA requirements are complied with. This includes the daily drug inventory reconciliation and production variance monitoring

Ensure plant equipment is clean and in good working order.

Manage environmental compliance to including:

Compliance of Air board requirements in regards to particulate emissions on dust control measures for the Plant, roadways, and storage yard. This includes responsibility for monitoring, maintenance to systems, record keeping, and employee training.

Compliance of Water issues including SWPP and SPCC

Assist Corporate Environmental Manager with annual environmental training, audits, and documentation.

Compliance with all hazardous material use, training, storage, and disposal issues.

Train and support plant employees:

Prepare and provide written and on the job training to production staff, clerks, and driver/dispatcher.

Provide new employee safety and SOP training.

Fill in when needed for production staff, clerks, and driver/dispatcher

Fill in for Plant Manager when needed.


BS in Agriculture Science/production or related field preferred

3-5 years experience in a production/maintenance environment.

Previous supervisory experience required.

Must be detailed oriented. Have strong mathematical and analytical aptitude

Good interpersonal and communication skills required.

Able to prioritize/adjust quickly to changing work environment with minimal supervision to meet changing plant needs

Able to work flexible hours

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.