Tyson Foods General Mgr Maintenance in Columbus Junction, Iowa


Req ID:


Position Number:

90141876 General Mgr Maintenance

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible to assist in controlling expenses; provide for the compliance and coordination of the federal meat inspection and OSHA requirements; interpret and enforce company policies; maintain non- union program;assist in the determination of manpower needs and makes recommendations; prepare and maintain prescribed records and reports to ensure that they reflect conditions accurately; solve problems in an effective manner with sound follow up; work with department heads to meet production, quality, yields, goals, and metrics goals, while at the same time ensuring the maintenance of labor standards and quality of performance and product; inspect and maintain a high degree of competence in the areas of housekeeping, safety, sanitation, security, and food safety; manage evaluate and train maintenance supervisors; and oversee all designated shift operations and any other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Plant Manager or Plant Engineer All Tyson Team Members are responsible for safety. This includes but is not limited to personal safety and food safety. This position is responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.


Education: High School diploma or GED required. College degree preferred.

Experience: 5 + years of related industry; 5 + years supervisory experience in a meat processing facility (pork or beef preferred); and knowledge of OSHA, USDA and HAACP regulations.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills.

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be capable of communicating well both verbally and in writing with all levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management, as well as government officials.

Special Skills: Leader, problem solver, team player.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Manage subordinate supervisors who supervise team members in the plant; carryout supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws; interview, hire, and train team members; plan, assign, and direct work; monitor and appraise work performance; reward, coach, counsel and discipline team members; address complaints and resolve problems.

Other Requirements: Lead people by example, accept and delegate responsibility, display sound judgment and decision making skills; problem solve in an efficient manner with sound follow up;strong managerial skills necessary; excellent safety and attendance records. Ability to work with department heads to meet safety, production and quality yields and meet goals.

Travel: 0-20%.

Facility Name (Location):

Louisa County Plant

Pay Type:



General Mgr Maintenance


Columbus Junction





Job Function:


Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

This position is slated for candidates who are currently working at this facility, therefore, they will be considered for the opening first. If none of those local Team Members are selected then Team Members from other Tyson locations as well as external candidates will be given consideration. Internal Candidates must have no more than a minimum attendance level of less than 6 points, and must not have received a written warning within the last 6 months. The Candidate selected for this position must be able to work extended hours as required per management.

Relocation Covered:


Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

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.