PRODUCTION LEAD The Production Lead will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of their location’s resources including all personnel, equipment and tools utilized for manufacturing. Manage staff by training and developing associates for growth opportunities
Maintain workflow by monitoring steps of the process; observing processes and equipment, monitoring personnel and resources, developing reporting procedures and systems in accordance with company guidelines to ensure success in meeting the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity goals.
Take ownership of reasons for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity misses.
Work cross functionally (knowledge of use of all equipment) to create and follow up on immediate and longer-term action plans
Contribute to improving manufacturing processes through solution-based ideation for continuous improvements and use
Maintains safe and clean work environment.
Educates and directs personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
Responsible for management and flow of production to meet load times and fulfill customer orders in a timely manner.
Responsible to maintain knowledge of inventory stocking levels of raw materials and finished goods.
Responsible for maintaining current forklift certifications for self and all warehouse staff.
Responsible to report any and all maintenance needs for production equipment, production area, forklifts, and tools.
Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 75lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely.
Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc.
Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment
Must have 5+ years working with production equipment - Ribbon blenders, form fill and seal baggers, and flexible screw conveyors
Must have experience working in food production
Basic use of a computer and typing skills
Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice
Must be a team player and able to work with various types of personalities, backgrounds, and cultures.
Prior experience in production related work
Must be forklift certified
High School diploma or Equivalent