Production Team Lead in Allerton IA

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Dairy Farmers of America
Production Team Lead
Job ID: 
Allerton IA
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Job Types:
Production Supervisor

General Purpose:

Lead shifts in conjunction with Production Supervisors to oversee daily plant operations. Support production operators to ensure assigned tasks are performed safely, correctly, and in a timely manner.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with production supervisors in planning and executing daily activities associated with plant operations
  • Help with planning of activities during downtimes or planned shutdown projects
  • Actively participate in training of new employees by providing guidance and feedback about their performance
  • Monitor emails for direction from upper management to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and orderly fashion
  • Assist with completing and distributing daily work schedules, packaging reports, labeling stickers or paperwork, and stencils
  • Post housekeeping assignments and ensure completion of housekeeping tasks
  • Participate in safety program and promote a safe work environment through monitoring and enforcement of safety protocols to production staff
  • Help perform and enforce the use of PPE as well as performing periodic inspections of PPE
  • Help operate equipment in production areas if relief or other suitable coverage cannot be provided
  • Keep an inventory of consumable parts and material needed to operate production area
  • Provide a good example to other team members through a positive attitude and adherence to company policies
  • Maintain safe working conditions for employees and compliance with all state and federal regulations regarding health and safety issues
  • Dedicate effort to safety as we expect every employee to leave work in the same condition as they arrive
  • Follow all DFA good manufacturing practices (GMP) and work in a manner consistent with all corporate regulatory, food safety, quality, and sanitation requirements
  • Exhibit the values and ethics of Dairy Farmers of America through honesty, discretion, and sound judgment
  • Adhere to all DFA Quality, Safety and GMP policies and procedures and report any nonconformity
  • Attend required training, including but not limited to, Safety, GMP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), and Safe Quality Foods (SQF)
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned.
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