Production Lead - Pleasant Prairie, WI

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Production Lead will be responsible to oversees, monitors, and coordinates production team activities, giving importance to individual member's and overall team's achievement of established goals. Ensures team's goals are met according to production schedule. Acts as liaison between team members and the rest of the organization. Familiar with the Food Manufacturing standard concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Key Activities:

  • Lead a team of operators to produce high quality products with timely results in a customer focused environment.
  • Understand and convey the goals, objectives and focus of the organization at the shift level.
  • Plan work, assign tasks, instruct, direct and assist the team.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of general food safety program best practices and must be highly proficient in ability to document and work within GMP’s. HACCP, HACQP, and SQF.
  • Review work and make corrections as needed to insure quality product and proper documentation.
  • Maintain discipline, morale and harmonious personnel relations; address primary concerns. Contribute to employee performance appraisals.
  • Develop and enhance the team's efficiency, execution capabilities and technical excellence to attain goals.
  • Maintain equipment, work areas and eliminate potential safety hazards
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all team members in the operations through proper training, enforcement of safety rules, and following proper procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment in compliance with all company policies as well as regulatory agency standards.
  • Understand and enforce all company policies and procedures as well as good manufacturing practices.
  • Improve departmental efficiencies so that downtime is minimized.
  • Work closely with all levels of management in the areas of production, maintenance, Quality Assurance, logistics and sanitation.
  • Plan and initiate cross training of employees to expand job knowledge and add flexibility to scheduling the workforce
  • Ensure proper training of all team members.
  • Ensure proper and accurate reporting of all daily requirements.
  • Notify Supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required.
  • Effectively conduct production team meetings
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of GED or high school diploma is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of general food safety program best practices and must be highly proficient in ability to document and work within GMP’s. HACCP, HACQP, and SQF.
  • Food manufacturing experience and being bi-lingual is preferred.
  • Lead a team of operators to produce high quality products with timely results in a customer focused environment.

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Details

Posted: Oct 19, 2018

Type: Full Time

Category: Production SQF HACCP GMP