Job Description


Supervises and manages all personnel assigned to the factory in all facets of production in the processing factory.  Plans, directs, coordinates, and controls activities of workers engaged in production by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions:

  1. Studies production schedules and estimates staffing, duty assignments and inventory requirements.
  2. Develops a process plan including people, resources, equipment, and floor space.
  3. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  4. Coordinates manpower requirements by increasing or decreasing personnel and overtime to meet changing conditions.
  5. Ensures maximum productivity and quality of all products.
  6. Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of products.
  7. Resolves technical and production problems as they occur.
  8. Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  9. Maintains time and production records.
  10. Performs activities of workers supervised.
  11. Responsible for training personnel, including foremen.
  12. Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  13. Responds to grievances accordingly and works with subordinates and human resources to discuss and eliminate problems.
  14. Coordinates sales and production plan with Corporate office.
  15. Oversees resource utilization to maximize product value and revenue return to the vessel.
  16. Reports daily or weekly on vessel needs concerning production, offloads and inport work.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  2. Performs or participates in  Safety Meetings.
  3. Assist in all loading and unloading operations at the start and end of all trips.
  4. May perform first aid and other emergency-at-sea duties including the direct supervision of assigned crew.
  5. May assist factory engineering in maintaining, repairing, and replacing any equipment used by factory personnel.




1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing production environment with specific experience managing the production lines.  Food industry experience preferred.


Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Training/Skills:

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 groups of customers or employees of organization.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of email, spreadsheet software, word processing software and presentation software.

Must be capable of boarding and departing (exiting) a vessel without assistance by moving up or climbing a gangplank , the stern ramp of  a vessel and/or a vertical ladder. Must be capable of boarding/departing the vessel by being lifted in a crane or manlift. May also enter and exit a skiff from a dock, plane, or  a boat unassisted. Must meet at designated locations to receive instructions and place on a life jacket and an immersion suit without assistance in one minute or less. Must also move quickly without assistance to any designated life boat station.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.  The employee must be able to climb or descend one or more set of steep stairs or vertical ladders both inside or outside in all weather conditions.  The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and depth perception.  May be required to distinguish shades of color to identify abnormalities and/or defects in food products.

Mental Activities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use teamwork skills.  The employee will occasionally use interpersonal and customer service skills.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Affirmative Action – Minority, Female, Disability, Veteran