Manager I, Nutrition in Fort Morgan CO

Leprino Foods
Manager I, Nutrition
Job ID: 
Fort Morgan CO
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Job Types:
Food Technol/Scientist, Nutritionist, R&D/Product Dev Manager


Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?

We are seeking a Manager I, Nutrition for our Fort Morgan, Colorado plant.


We Ask Of You To:

  • Lead and manage a production department at an efficient cost with the expected customer service and quality that maintains market competitiveness and further enhances cost efficiency/product marketability through the production of dairy food products.
  • Develop, monitor, and analyze budget results, quality efficiency, and labor to determine if standards are being met.
  • Provide daily coordination of production schedules between production department, pretreatment, warehouse, and maintenance to assure maximum production.
  • Ensure that department employees&##39; development plans and required training are completed, and safety programs are effectively implemented.
  • Build an effective team through the engagement of individuals and the team as a whole.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the involvement of employees while ensuring a safe work environment, quality and customer service expectations are met, and preventing problems before they happen.

We Offer You in Return:

  • Real career stability, leadership experience, and and ever-learning environment in our state-of-the are operations. You will play a leading part with the most technologically advanced dairy foods company in the nation.
  • The opportunity to join a company that will inest in you for the long-term. Leprino couldn&##39;t be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That&##39;s why we share in our scuccess together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our ultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, healcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit incentives, and our annual Profit Sharing Plan - Leprino hires to retire.
  • A chance to reside in sunny Fort Morgan, Colorado: 300 days of clear blue skies, and located just 60 miles northeast of Denver; the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all of its outdoor wonders


You Have (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor&##39;s Degree (or equivalent experience) in a Dairy Science, Food Technology, or related field; or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of progressive leadership experience
  • 8+ years of experience in food manufacturing
  • Proficient computer knowledge, with familiarity or ability to learn SAP or other manufacturing computer computer systems.

We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Dairy/Cheese Manufacturing Experience Preferred.
  • Direct leadership experience managing other exempt employees.

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained @

Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.

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