Department Supervisor - Chicken Live Operations

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Foster Farms
Delhi, CA 95315
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Company Description

Foster Farms has been serving families since 1939. Since the founding days, Foster Farms has always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. Our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our valued TEAM Members will shine through in everything we do.

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

Job Description

Pay Range:  $68,650 to $102,990 per year

  • Responsible for turkey performance, quality, and production costs on ranches and insure, that, through a well-trained staff of Field Supervisors and Field Supervisor Trainees.
  • Will meet requirements of the annual production schedule, animal welfare standards and safety. 
  • Implementing and controlling field compliance with grow-out, disease prevention, and quality programs including animal welfare and food safety.
  • Coordinating with and informing technical personnel, administrative, service, and other managers of any information that could affect their decisions or influence bird performance.
  • Assist in the development and submission of proposals, budgets, and projections for chiken and production facilities and activities.
  • Maintain an efficient ranch staff that operates efficiently and safely. Includes training to develop promotable people on staff with interest in advancement and long-term security for the department and the company.
  • Manage maintenance of chicken ranch facilities, equipment, and landscaping. Includes vehicular, industrial safety, and maintenance awareness programs.
  • Maintain good inter-company and community relations.
  • Maintain good employer/employee relations within area of responsibility.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science, Ag Business, or related field or 4 to 7 years of chicken grow-out experience at a supervisory level.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented. Must have the ability to multi-task and change direction.
  • Must have knowledge of basic accounting principles and solid knowledge of PC-Excel and Word.
  • Must be highly self-motivated, assertive, objective, resourceful, and work independently with little supervision.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills, sound judgment and critical thinking ability.
  • Must be able to evaluate employees fairly and objectively; must possess strong human resources skills.
  • Excellent teamwork ability.
  • Must have a strong mathematical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Class C driver’s license and clean DMV record.
  • Must be able to follow and enforce all company policies and guidelines including Biosecurity and Animal Welfare.
  • Must not own any birds where resides.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 TEAM Members.


United States