Mfg. Supervisor - Meat

Position Summary:

The Meat Supervisor is responsible for managing the day to day activities of the meat department, ensuring the highest-level quality of service provided by our associates, while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of the company. Prior experience in a manufacturing/operations or meat packing industry background essential.  Must be willing to work the night shift.


Recipe for Success- 


  • Direct, coordinate and manage order fulfillment, processing and production requirements
  • Resolve related problems within span of control to the standards set by the company
  • Manage the staff schedule in accordance to budget and/or business needs by utilizing the staffing model designed by department
  • Resolve employee issues and concerns while partnering with HR on high level investigations
  • Identify and train talent for the department including coaching, training and developing of matrixes as well as standards of continued excellence
  • Ensure follow through and compliance with Food Safety, Employee Safety Compliance and FD’s policies around quality
  • Guide, direct and motivate staff regarding performance management and labor planning
  • Be a “Change Agent” by identifying areas of improvement, implementing new processes and documenting them accordingly with the partnership of Senior Management
  • Oversee usage and handling of all equipment and machinery used in the department; including safety, PM’s, and report all issues immediately.
  • The Manufacturing-Meat Supervisor will share shift management responsibilities with the deli and seafood shift managers to ensure full plant coverage

Key ingredients –

  • High School diploma/ and or equivalent
  • Demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous work experience and education
  • English required / bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Three plus (3+) years’ experience in a supervisory position
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule/ cover various shift
  • Work in a cold environment
  • Able to lift to 50lbs

Add dash of –

  • Minimum of five (5) years meat butchering experience – extensive knowledge of multi species cuts of meat and poultry
  • Knowledge of butchering manufacturing and packaging equipment
  • Knowledge of department production processes, materials and production techniques
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills
  • Proven ability to lead, train and develop a team
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Knowledge of department production processes, materials and production techniques
  • Previous Knowledge or experience with specialized inventory, warehouse operations systems
  • Food production, sanitation and food safety knowledge, HACCP a plus

    Plans and carries out work assignments; resolves most conflicts which arise; coordinates work with others as necessary; interprets policy on own initiative in terms of established objectives. Keeps manager informed of progress, potentially controversial matters, or far-reaching implications
    Plans, designs, and carries out programs, projects, studies, or other work independently. Requires little or no supervision from leader

    Trains, assigns work to, and checks work of two (2) or more management team members; participates in the decision to hire, fire, and promote team members; does not conduct the same work as team members on a regular basis


WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.



About FreshDirect:

FreshDirect is a food tech company and the Northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, and the greater D.C. metropolitan area. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. In 2016, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio in NYC with the launch of FoodKick, an on-demand business that caters to the needs of urban dwellers with a curated selection of fresh food, alcohol, and essentials—all delivered within an hour. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Long Island City, NY. For more information, visit or


Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.


Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!


Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and family


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job


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