Production Supervisor – Prepared Foods (3rd Shift) – St Joseph Plant

Tyson Foods

St Joseph, MO

Job Details:

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This is a 3rd shift position, Monday through Friday, with Saturdays & Sundays as needed, from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Applicants should be open to working on weekends and holidays as necessary. Additional compensation is provided for the 6th and 7th workdays.

To feed a changing world, it takes an incredible team. From the cutting board to the board room, every Tyson Foods team member plays an important role in our success. That’s where you come in. We are hiring immediately for a Production Supervisor role.

Setting the table for your success:

At Tyson Foods, our team members’ health and wellness is very important to us. We believe in helping our team members thrive inside and outside of the workplace. That’s why we’re committed to providing a holistic benefits package that provides support for you and your family.

We invest in our team members and their success by providing resources like BENEFITS ON DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT and FREE EDUCATION!

Benefits include: medical/Rx, dental, and vision coverage; 9 paid holidays; 4 weeks paid vacation upon hire; 401(k) with employer match; stock purchase program; and product purchase program. We also offer CAREER GROWTH and much more!

This location is part of our Prepared Foods Division. As a Production Supervisor you’ll help make that happen. You can expect to your day to day include maintaining high production, quality, and yields while ensuring the safest working environment possible. This position requires an essential understanding and control of the production process, accurate record keeping, and general line maintenance and staffing.


  • You’ll build the best team possible. That includes Hiring, training, Retaining, and counseling on personal and professional problems as well as educating your team on benefits, compensations, and company policies. You’ll guide the team in stretches before their shift and rotate workstations throughout the shift
  • Checking daily production orders to ensure fulfillment of customer orders ensuring accurate shipments, record keeping, rotation of inventory, and proper coding of products.
  • Ensuring all work stations on your line are staffed before start-up of production
  • Ensuring all machinery is performing and all workstations have passed USDA Inspection
  • Promoting safety daily as well as through monthly safety meetings
  • Overseeing various processing operations and working with other supervisors in solving problems
  • Providing continuous education on the importance of quality
  • Performing other responsibilities as the need arises


Education: High school diploma or GED.

Experience: 1+ years of management/supervision experience OR minimum six months working as a Tyson Foods Line Lead or similar role.

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills.

Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Special Skills: Strong leadership and problem-solving skills; strong work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision; ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Travel: Some travel is required. This could be to other facilities or to corporate.

Preferred Skills, but NOT Required: Knowledge of food industry, processes and equipment and technologies. Understanding of financial indicators / analysis and experienced in budget development / management.

Position Specific Requirements:

  • Must reside in the United States to be considered.
  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.


Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

3RD SHIFT (United States of America)

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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