Production Team Leader 1st Shift

Aurora Products Inc. - Orange, CT (30+ days ago)

Aurora Products

Production Team Leader 1st Shift

As a key member of the Production Team, this Production Lead will assist Production Management to meet the scheduled production numbers on a daily basis. You will also participate in all aspects of maintaining a high level of productivity by monitoring, assisting and training (cross-train) personnel as required to meet set goals. Working with the appropriate resources to perform daily inspections for product quality and line equipment is key and assuring that personnel is adhering to the company’s GMPs are essential as well.

Responsibilities and/or areas of responsibilities of the job include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Production Management in executing the daily production plans and requirements as instructed.
  • Overseeing and assisting personnel of the various work stations (packing, labeling, mixing, order picking) as assigned, during start/set–up, during scheduled production hours and shift shut-down.
  • Distribute, monitor and evaluate production reports/logs and checklists as required and correct and/or report any unacceptable conditions in a timely manner to his/her Manager/Supervisor.
  • Assure an appropriate level of ingredients and packaging material is on the floor to fulfill the scheduled production plan on a daily basis.
  • Provide direction and assistance in maintaining operator safety standards that ensures a safe and efficient work environment (in compliance with all OSHA regulations)
  • Effectively communicate and cooperate with all facility Supervisors and Managers in order to efficiently complete work activity.

Other Requirements:

  • Food packaging experience is a plus
  • Two or more years of college or equivalent;
  • At least 2 years of food manufacturing/production experience along with some leadership
  • skills; Food packaging experience is a plus
  • Reliable, able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to read, write and speak English;
  • Must have excellent communication skills; written and verbal (written will be tested)
  • Bi-lingual a plus; some computer skills desired
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Tools – Outlook, Excel, Word

This would be primarily Monday through Friday, 40 hours weekly; 1st shift, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Successful candidate must be flexible to work on another shift or be able to stay past the scheduled time and work Saturdays (minimal) if required. This includes coverage for vacations and holidays as necessary.

Salary: 40K++, DOE

Medical, Dental, 401K; vacation and personal time off

About Us:

Aurora Products, located in Orange, Connecticut, packages only the highest quality and freshest All Natural and Organic dried fruits, nuts, trail mixes, salad toppings, and granolas. Established in 1998, we are a leader in offering only the best top-quality products to stores throughout the nation. We make our own trail mixes, roast our own nuts, and package products in a variety of sizes. All items are genuinely All Natural and none of our products contain any preservatives, artificial colors, or additives. Aurora is one of the few companies in the industry awarded SQF 2000 2 Certification. Safe Quality Foods (SQF) is one of the world’s leading safety and quality management systems. Aurora’s certification provides assurance that all our products provide consumers with food that is safe to buy and eat.



Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 /year

Aurora Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 /year