Sr. Production Supervisor (Cheese)

Leprino Foods - Roswell, NM3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $77,000 - $100,000 a year
Leprino Foods, the dairy industry’s best-kept secret has been a family-owned and Denver-based company since 1950. We hold a couple of titles including the nation’s largest cheese company and also the world’s largest producer of mozzarella; the most popular cheese used on pizzas throughout the globe. From three individuals in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 13 global locations earning more than $3 billion in annual revenue.

Within our 600-person Roswell manufacturing facility, we are seeking a Senior Supervisor - Cheese to help us achieve the growth needed to continue moving our organization to even larger levels!


We Ask Of You To:
Provide leadership, direction, and professional development for up to four production supervisors.
Supervise the daily shift operations of the Department to ensure production standards, quality parameters, safety procedures, and department business plan goals are met.
Work effectively with the maintenance team to minimize production downtime and ensure preventative maintenance is performed on schedule.
Responsible for monitoring the total production process including continual monitoring of the total product flow, equipment, process methodology, mechanical repair work orders, on-the-job training of employees, writing and developing standard operating procedures (SOP), product quality, product yields and safety excellence.

We Offer You in Return:
A competitive total compensation package including annual performance bonus eligibility and relocation (if applicable)!
401(k) along with enrollment in an annual Profit Sharing plan opportunity – we hire to retire!
Eligible for tuition reimbursement, award recognition, merit, and competitive health/dental/vision benefits.
A chance to reside in sunny Roswell, New Mexico: surrounded by wondrous national parks, outdoor wonders, and located a mere 90 miles from the popular Ski Apache winter and summer resort.

You Have (Minimum Qualifications):
Bachelors degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, Production Management or related field; or 8 to 10 years of cheese making experience
Progressive leadership experiance to include 3+ years Supervisory level experience.
Ability to work night/weekends/holidays in a 24/7 operational plant

We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):
Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science AND 7 years of food industry supervisory experience.
Experience in a continuous flow food or beverage manufacturing plant.
Dairy (Yogurt, Cheese, Cream, or Milk) production experience.
Continuous improvement management process such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.