Production Lead ($15-23/hr) in Reno NV

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SK Food Group, Inc.
Production Lead ($15-23/hr)
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Reno NV
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Production Supervisor
Have a passion for food and what it takes to make the perfect consumer specialty item? If so, we want you!

SK Food Group is currently seeking a Production Leads to work in our Reno Facility (AM and PM Shifts available). We are seeking individuals that take pride in their work and want to help us build high quality products and processes for a variety of market segments. Our products are individually assembled by Associates who have been trained in quality assurance, food safety processes and production output supported by a network of motorized conveyor systems. In this position you will oversee all aspects of the production line and support areas.

Compensation & Benefits:

Starting rate is $15-23/hr with the ability to increase wage with training or advancement. Growth opportunities available.

Bonuses Available:

*New Hire Bonus

*Quarterly Bonus Potential

*Family and Friends Referral Bonus - $1000 potential per referral

Health & Welfare benefits eligibility the first of the month after 60 days. Benefits include employer paid associate medical insurance, supplemental dental and vision insurance, 401k retirement plan with employer match, Paid Time Off and Holidays, and more. DailyPay available which allows access to pay before payday.

This role has opportunity for growth and to the ability to be part of a great team. Apply today!


Assembly Floor:
  • Work on the line in a position where all other line associates may be monitored/directed.
  • Ensure staffing levels and throughput levels are achieved/maintained.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) by all associates.
  • Train associates to be proficient in multiple positions.
  • Rotate associates for cross-training throughout the shift.
  • Conduct daily and weekly safety meetings with all associates.
  • Help complete Incident Reports and participate in accident investigation as needed.
  • Identify production issues – resolve or escalate as needed.
  • Communicate any issues regarding machines to Packaging Tech III.
  • Review Production specifications to assure correct components are brought to line and when components are out of compliance initiate a non-conformance process with Production Supervisor.
  • Review label information requirements in order to validate and sign off on correct information by SKU.
  • Rework product that does not meet specifications but still available for reworking.
  • Work with AVT technician (Actual versus theoretical) review paperwork to understand when component porting is out of compliance.
  • Monitor Units per Minute measurements against targets in RedZone to assure production line is meeting expectations around throughput.

  • Read Packaging specifications to determine pallet configuration (stacking) and confirm stacking meets expectations.
  • Coordinate builder pallet program (Half pallet program).

ERP / OEE system:
  • Track sliced meats.
  • Facilitate proper use of OEE (Redzone) Tablet to include: Starting a shift, monitoring hourly metrics, assigning problem codes, sending chats.

  • Ensure products are built properly per customer standards.
  • Notify Quality Assurance if any foreign objects are found on the components during the production run.
  • Coach Production Line Workers on assigned line.
  • Able to implement SK Food Group Emergency Action Plan.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities for this level. Coaches and motivates team members.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and manufacturing environment experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable working in a chilled environment of approximately 40 degrees.
  • Full understanding of floor operations to include: Component delivery, Product specs, Label Verifications, Non-Conformance, Rework, Actual versus theoretical process and Units per minute measurements and targets.
  • Good knowledge of the components and the product line.
  • Good knowledge of product specifications, pallet configuration and product placements.
  • Ability to coach and motivate others.
  • Ability to make decisions in the supervisor’s absence if necessary.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and overtime, as necessary.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Outlook and Excel specifically) is required.

About SK Food Group:

At SK Food Group we operate a state-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility here in Groveport, Ohio. We are situated in a 180,000 sq. ft. production facility designed to provide the highest quality products and services. The men and women who make up the SK Food Group team are the very heart and core of our company, and would like to invite you to apply to be part of our dynamic team.

Established in 1943, the SK Food Group is a leader in the food manufacturing and wholesale food sales industry. We produce a complete line of products for many different market segments including retail, convenience stores, vending and the transportation industry. In addition, we pride ourselves on the sub-contract manufacturing and private labeling capabilities our company offers to customers throughout the United States.
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