The Food Processing Team Leader will work directly with other Food Processing Line Leads and other team members to coordinate, lead and direct food processing manufacturing activities, which include: cleaning, preparation, processing, and packaging of various fresh food products.
Maintain a safe working environment for all team members and visitors.
Maintain high quality and cleanliness standards in accordance with company food safety and
Keep work areas, machines and equipment, and storage areas clean and organized
Give assistance to subordinates
Meet daily production targets in the designated time frame
Manage 5+ direct reports
Responsible for flow of materials and processes, including inspection of production area
Support training and motivation of team members within your production area
Maximize productivity and quality; minimize waste
Fill out required paperwork by the end of each shift
Ensure Team Members comply with company policy in regards to rest and meal breaks, hygiene, sanitation, food safety, and other work related policies.
Strong people skills/communication and leadership skills
Food Handlers Certificate
3+ years of food processing experience
Previous experience working in food safe processing facility
Previous experience managing a team preferred
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Ability to learn and apply policies, procedures and rules
Ability to handle frequent interruptions, meet tight deadlines, prioritize tasks, work with minimal direction and handle conflict in a positive manner
Ability to work with multiple departments including engineering, operations, safety, quality assurance, logistics, and finance & accounting
Fork lift certification preferred
Ability to use a computer and basic software (email, web reporting, etc)
Must speak, read and write Spanish, preferred
Must speak, read and write English
Move/Lift up to 25lbs
Stands most of the day
Bend/Stoop/Position ones self to move crates of raw materials
Works in Cold Room approximately 75% of the time
Must wear Personal Protective Equipment
BenefitsWe offer competitive pay; Medical, Dental, Vision, voluntary coverage (STD, LTD, Life); an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); a 401k retirement savings plan; holiday pay, plus a great working environment, a culture of trust and growth opportunities for our employees.
About Us87P is a market leader in food production specializing in healthy concepts and products with clean labels located in Carol Stream, IL.
We provide full-service, clean-label food processing solutions and full-service cold-pressed juice and beverage solutions.