Searcy Production Superintendent

Searcy, AR
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  • Support regulatory and internal processes – Employee and Plant Safety, Food Safety and Quality Initiatives, HR, and Process Controls.
  • Ensure RedZone Initiatives, Kaizens, DLMP’s and lean processes are deployed in improvements.
  • Foreign Material (FM) Process – Improvement & process stability.
  • Drive the sustainability of CAPA.
  • Champion process improvement and lean manufacturing activities by working with supporting functions to implement change.
  • Drive metrics and review departments performance, production, yield, efficiencies, labor utilization, financial results.


  • Develop, manage & complete departmental project work linked to company objectives and goals.
  • Ensure implementation of appropriate CAPEX plans to support New Business, Profitability & Asset Maintenance
  • Communicate and review plant objectives regularly with supervisors to ensure plant objectives are accomplished.
  • Schedule reviews of projects and progress with Plant Managers.


  • Direct, coach, and develop the supervisory team to align their work with long-term goals, and alignment with the company strategic direction.
  • Set direct report goals in training and development, performance, and succession planning.
  • Engage the team for accountability by leveraging strong problem-solving and conflict resolution capabilities.
  • Collaborate with plant management and cross-functional teams to set direction, accountability and achieve results.
  • Demonstrate cross-functional capability (supply chain, org excellence, finance, quality, food safety)


  • Promote and reinforce LOF Core Values and culture at all levels.
  • Work with plant team toward identifying initiatives to improve Culture IQ & Employee Engagement.

Core Competencies:

Strategic Focus, Drive for Results, Builds Relationships, Builds High Performing Teams, Model the Way.

Technical Competency Required:

  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of food technology and the meat products business. Fully understands the process, the concepts, the steps and the data.
  • Manages continuous improvement process.
  • Has a deep understanding of consumer dynamics and impact on Land O’ Frost’s brands.
  • Partners with Land O’ Frost innovation team on identifying and launching new items.
  • Stays current on competitor current and future products. Leads product knowledge and consumer training sessions with peers.
  • Proactively demonstrates a passion for deepening knowledge of the meat industry and benefits to the customer and consumer.


Experience                Minimum 7 years of operational/manufacturing experience. Food industry experience is not mandatory but highly desired.  Experience achieving positive results thru other team members.

Education                  Bachelor’s degree required in business administration, operations management, or a related field or related field.

Knowledge of meat processing operations is preferred.

Certifications           Lean/Six Sigma Certification is preferred

Travel:                        Local and/or overnight travel is required 25% of the time.

If interested, email your resume to

Submittals without a resume will not be considered.


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