Lead Production to work in a food manufacturing plant.
Starting rate: $24.50/hour + shift differential.
Seeking 3rd shift
Must be willing to work weekends and overtime as needed.
Jacksonville- FL Benefits & Compensation Overview:
Kraft Heinz offers a generous and comprehensive benefit and compensation package:
Short- and long-term disability
Employee Assistance Program
3rd Shift Opening
Plant and Community Overview:
Our Jacksonville Portion Control facility employs a highly-skilled workforce- with an average seniority of 8.8 years and is currently looking for dedicated individuals to join our team!
Opened in 1997 under the name “Portion Pac”
200 full time employees
A facility of over 300-00 square feet
Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with over 840 square miles and is located where the St. John’s River meets the Atlantic Ocean. While home to the Jacksonville Jaguars- it is also a regional business center- with many museums and cultural offerings. Jacksonville is known for its world class swimming- surfing and fishing opportunities- as well as its championship golf courses.
For more information about our Jacksonville community- visit https://www.coj.net/
Responsibilities include- reading production schedules and work orders; plans- organizes and delivers material supplies to all decks quickly and efficiently; ensures that all transactions are completed correctly before issuing materials or WIP’s to production- maintains traffic patterns; contributes to quality of products produced by supplying lines with correct materials; ensure proper rotation of stock; unload railcars; operate and maintain all warehouse equipment in a safe and efficient manner- assists processors- warehousers- operator assistants and machine operators; complete necessary paperwork; flawless execution and accuracy of inventory transactions; maintain proper sanitation of the warehouse- and other duties as assigned.
PURPOSE – The purpose of this position is to lead the production team in the most efficient manner within budget constraints and abiding by good manufacturing practices and safety regulations.
The Production Lead has primary responsibility for effective operation of food processing and packaging equipment accomplished in a manner to enhance the overall performance of the plant. To meet this objective- this position manages the overall production processes to meet or exceed quality- safety- productivity- and cost standards. The position will provide guidance and leadership to develop a high performance team; one that is self-directed- motivated- innovative- dependent upon the contributions of every individual- and properly trained to meet the changing requirements of the operation.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES –
Follows all food safety requirements in collaboration with Quality Assurance (QRMP)- Sanitation- and other plant resources.
Leads and/or assists others in conducting investigations to determine the cause of defects.
Monitors and is responsible for quality output and takes appropriate actions to insure production is right the first time.
Validates and ensures quality control measures are accurate and in conformance with process flow.
Conducts quality audits and monitors process batch analytical data for accuracy.
Ensuring that personal protective equipment is provided and used.
Enforce safety rules and take prompt corrective action when unsafe acts or conditions are identified
Conduct routine safety audits and complete required safety forms
Collaborates with other departments as necessary to ensure efficient- safe- and sanitary conditions of facility are maintained.
Assigns personnel- maximizes operational uptime- and manages use of processing and packaging machinery and equipment.
Understands process flow of processing and packaging operations- and recommends improvements when necessary
Demonstrate the ability to operate packaging or processing equipment as necessary when demands are needed.
Leads projects in efforts of continuous improvement.
Manages and generates daily crewing for optimum performance- included but not limited to daily crewing- hours- and overtime avoidance.
15. Operates equipment in a safe manner following GMP guidelines and keeps work area clean
Additional responsibilities of this position include assisting in the creation of a culture of safety and health by performing work safely in accordance with all company safety procedures. Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor. Occupational safety and health performance is measured in this position
1. Understands and Administers Company Policy and Procedures fairly and consistently.
2. Role model including following all company policies and procedures.
3. Assists Employee Development Activities (performance appraisal- employee recognition- employee coaching- employee motivation- training- interviewing- and hiring).
4. Effectively communicates verbally and in written format.
5. Conducts meetings.
6. Effectively guides conflict resolution.
7. Is creative.
8. Is innovative.
9. Defines/recognizes and services needs of the internal/external customer.
10. Performs appropriate situation analysis and executes effective problem solving skills.
11. Delegates for Productivity and Growth.
12. Self-starting and self-directing (initiative).
13. Cooperates and works well with others- sharing information and resources.
14. Establishes effective and professional working relationships.
15. Exercises good judgment and decision making skills.
16. Demonstrates effective planning and organizing skills.
17. Promotes teamwork.
18. Appropriate time management skills; meets deadlines.
19. Accountable and Responsible.
20. Effectively handles multiple priorities..
21. Participates in meetings.
22. Trains others.
23. Fills in for other positions as necessary.
24. Other duties as assigned.
o Excellent analytical- reasoning- math and organizational skills.
o Degree in a related field preferred and/or a minimum of 3 years previous experience in food/beverage manufacturing working in a leadership capacity is strongly desired.
o Must have a solid understanding of process improvement methods- and be capable of leading a team.
o Must be able to lead by example and have the ability to allocate resources as situations change. Computer skills required include word processing and spreadsheet applications