Packaging Department Lead - 2nd Shift 1:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in Lansing IL

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Michael Foods
Packaging Department Lead - 2nd Shift 1:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Job ID: 
Lansing IL
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Job Types:
Packaging Manager/Supervisor, Production Supervisor

Job Details


  1. Assist in training of all processing and production personnel in the assigned department. Assists the supervisor in updating training for the existing personnel whenever equipment changes are instituted or new procedures are implemented.
  2. Helps in providing a safe work environment for all personnel. Also helps ensure that all production complies with the food safety standards as established by Michael Foods, Inc.
  3. Works with supervisors to help maintain sanitation standards of the facility.
  4. Gives work direction to the packaging operators and utility people, to best organize their time during set up, charge overs and run time to ensure that everything is done accurately, quickly, and safely.
  5. Coordinates with the processors the time that the system will be ready to run, the lines that will be running, the amount and type of product that will be run and matching and line sterilization to meet the production requirements set by the company.
  6. Coordinate the need and arrival of packaging materials for each line ensuring that all supply needs are always meet.
  7. Maintain an effective working relationship between all members of the department and other areas.
  8. Verify that all operator down time, temperature charts and any other documentation needed is accurate and complete before it is turned into the shift supervisor to maintain accurate records for the company and USDA.
  9. Communicate with co-workers at shift change to insure accurate information is transferred between shifts regarding production, scheduling, etc.
  10. Continually monitor the lines for quality product and notifies all appropriate personnel if discrepancy is found.
  11. Monitor rework inventories and coordinate rework activity to ensure product is reworked before it becomes inedible.
  12. Must be able to follow all of the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements and safety procedures.
  13. Must be able to follow all of the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) procedures, “washing hands, etc.” throughout the day.
  14. Must be able to follow all of the HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) guidelines.
  15. Must be able to follow all of the SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) and SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures). Must keep all of records updated.
  16. Must be able to follow all of the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) regulations and guidelines.
  17. Reports and fills out work orders on maintenance issues as they relate to productivity, food safety, quality, and human safety to maintenance.
  18. Encourage suggestions from employees which will improve productivity, quality, and/or control cost of production.
  19. Maintains regular and consistent attendance.
  20. Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  21. Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.
  22. Perform other duties as assigned.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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