Manufacturing supervisor successful at exceeding production, revenue and quality standards through effective leadership and cross-training.
Material handling expertise
Practices safety and sanitation standards
Strong leadership abilities
Timely safety audits
Production line management
Feed Mill Supervisor, 05/2012 to Current Pilgrim's Poultry – Sumter, SC Responsible for supervising the production of pelleted and mash feed for the Sumter, SC poultry division. Coordinate manufacturing and delivery of feed to over 100 farms in North and South Carolina. Order and track ingredients by truck and rail required for manufacturing. Ensure all current good manufacturing practices are followed. Co-ordinate and verify preventive maintenance of 60 year old mill. Conduct safety training and ensure all safety requirements are met.
Field Supervisor, 09/2009 to 06/2012 Pilgrim's Poultry – Sumter, SC Liaison between contract poultry producers and poultry integrator. Inspect assigned farms on a weekly basis to ensure contract producer are adhering to company dictated guidelines. Assist producers with issues related to bird health and growing conditions. Troubleshoot equipment issues to ensure proper function of broiler houses.
Cavalry Scout/ Reconnaissance Team Leader, 09/1994 to 03/2001 US Army – Worldwide Conduct patrols as team leader for extended periods in all types of terrain and weather conditions with minimal or no direct supervision. Train team members in their chosen field. Conduct and supervise preventive maintenance of vehicles, weapons and other equipment.
Bachelor of Science: Animal Science, 2006 Clemson University - Clemson, SC