Harvest Floor Manager

American Lamb
Denver, CO 80216
United States
Job Description


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Harvest Floor Manager to join our team at our facility in Denver, CO. As the Harvest Floor Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the harvest floor operations. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the production process of our company and contribute to the success of our operations.

**Summary: **Directs and coordinates activities of theharvest department(s) in processing meat processing facility, while improving the efficiency of manpower, yields, materials and machines by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities **include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides leadership to employees through effective communication, coaching, training and development.
  • Acts as a member of the management team and performs other duties as directed by position or required by the General Manager.
  • Manages the scheduling of production: sets work schedules and sets departmental goals and expectations.
  • Supervisory responsibility includes management of employee performance, hiring, discipline, development, recourse planning and training.
  • Develops, monitors and implements department budgets and production forecasts.
  • Develops, analyzes, and presents reports, including but not limited to, forecasts, productivity and safety.
  • Facilitates workflow management, workforce scheduling, and employee placement to ensure the facility and company goals are successfully met or exceeded. Provide technical expertise to resolve production issues and creates and ensures corrective actions are implemented.
  • Manages departmental procurement of supplies and equipment.
  • Utilizes problem solving techniques, teamwork building strategies, process control, and continuous process improvement tools to meet or exceed the facility key operating statistics.
  • Plans and monitors throughput and efficiencies for the department. Monitors and takes appropriate timely improvement action to meet production quality and quantity.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining safety standards as required by law and company policy.

Manages compliance with all regulatory bodies including USDA, FDA, EPA, OSHA, etc.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Minimal travel required.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 3+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Must be able to interface well with all employees of the Company and to represent the Company in a highly professional manner. Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Must be multi-task oriented.

Language Ability:

Must be Bilingual. Ability to understand written and verbal instructions. Ability to effectively read, speak and communicate in English and Spanish. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before small groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

**Reasoning Ability: **

Ability to interact and draw valid conclusions. Ability to react, respond and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

**Computer Skills: **

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of various computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation and/or ERP software as well as the ability to type and perform 10 key by touch if germane to your position.

**Certificates and Licenses: **

Must be HACCP Certified.

**Supervisory Responsibilities: **

Manages multiple employees. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places and in areas with fumes or airborne particles; variable temperature conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Travel may be required to attend work related events, training and/or to other company locations.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use fine motor control in hands to feel and manipulate objects, tools, keyboards, etc.; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear at normal conversational levels. The employee is frequently required to sit for prolonged periods of time; manipulate keys on a keyboard; concentrate on images on a computer screen for long periods of time; spend long durations of time speaking and listening through a phone line; enduring moderate levels of stress on a daily basis; and occasionally required to climb, balance, walk, bend, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust to changing light. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift 50 pounds.

Salary info:

$36.06 - $37 / hr