2nd Shift Lead East Processing

Job Description

2nd Shift Lead - East Processing Location Ed Miniat LLC City South
Holland State/Territory US-IL Apply Now
The Lead manages a group of several workcenters run by Operators. The
Lead s primary responsibility is to ensure that these workcenters
operate effectively and in tight coordination with each other. The
Lead is responsible for everything that happens within this workcenter
including all production, transactions, etc. The Lead will communicate
the schedule and any messages from the Supervisors to the Operators.
Leads will also work in close conjunction together to ensure smooth
and efficient process flow throughout the plant. The Lead s main goal
is to remove obstacles for the current shift and next shift.
Food safety
Ensures all production is completed in accordance with company GMPs,
HACCP, and USDA regulations, safety is a priority and quality is held
above all else Human safety
Create a safe working environment for all laborers and proactively
manage GMPs
Routinely engage in LMRAs and workspace audits
Ensure all USDA and company policies including data collection,
various quality tests (metal detector, etc) are followed and properly
Ensure all products are produced in tight adherence to company
specifications. Involve QA and R&D in any deviations or questions
Proactively adjust if any deviations occur, react quickly to
eliminate Hard Hold
Ensure all product information is correct on packaging (stamps, time
code changes, labels, etc); check first package off every line
Monitor NWC and weight information to ensure accuracy
Responsible for all Whistle and Adage transactions throughout the
Ensure Production and QA paperwork are properly completed
Ensure all equipment is run properly and in accordance with any
stated parameters or recipes
Prepare the workcenter to run according to the posted schedule
communicated by the Supervisor (oils, ingredients, supplies, people,
equipment set-up, etc); handoff department to next shift and next day
Organize laborers to achieve the production targets set forth by
management and prioritize labor needs
Feed the workcenter with all necessary materials required to run
(raw material, ingredients, supplies, information, etc); prepare for
next shift
Produce the most product with the fewest resources available
Maintain and Setup the following machines: Dicer 102/X-ray, Temper
(Load and Unload), Dump and Inspect of tempered products, Dicer-103,
PORTS-101, East and West Milk & Peddle, and the East and West Raw
Ensure that all employees are properly trained to work in the
department and are taught how to do their job in a safe (food and
human) manner in accordance with the SPECs
This includes temps and transfers from other departments Workcenter
and Equipment
Maintain the workspace in an organized and orderly manner
Treating equipment with respect and reporting any equipment damage
Working closely with maintenance to root cause problems and creating
practices to avoid damaging equipment
Handoff all equipment in an organized manner to second shift
Practice 5S and Lean Manufacturing as it s rolled out to each
Able to speak, read and write English; bilingual Spanish preferred
One to three years food or production industry experience preferred
Knowledge of GMP, HACCP and USDA regulations preferred
High school graduate or equivalent Math and Communication skills
Strong problem solving skills
Word, Excel, Outlook, Whistle, Adage computer skills
Able to work a flexible schedule; overtime and weekends as needed
Physical Requirements:
Able to lift in excess of 50 pounds occasionally
Able to tolerate cold conditions

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