Production Lead

MAC Incorporated

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Production Lead JOPLIN, Missouri
Job Ref:
37759

FOOD PLANT  IN JOPLIN MO NEEDS A 2ND SHIFT PRODUCTION LEAD. THIS IS A LEAD NOT A SUPERVISOR ROLE. PAY RANGE IS 22HR NO HIGHER TO START. SHIFT IS 2:00PM TO 10:30PM WITH SOME SATURDAYS WHEN NEEDED. IF YOU CANNOT WORK SATURDAYS PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THANKYOU. 

JOB PURPOSE

 

  • Operate all production machinery/equipment for daily production. Machine/equipment includes forklifts, palletizer, and conveyors, labeling equipment, metal detectors, tap machines, code daters, bagger and case/box erectors.

 

 

  • Supervises employees in the packout area
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, GMP’s code of safe practices, and SOP’s
  • Check product specification to ensure correct packaging materials and raw materials are being used and coding is correct
  • Continually check products to ensure that they are within specifications and of high quality
  • Perform machine change-overs as required
  • Replenish packaging supplies such as film, boxes, cartons, glue, ink or labels
  • Make adjustments to machine as necessary and observe to detect any malfunctions
  • Clear away and damaged product containers
  • Keep work area clean following HACCP program
  • Perform cleaning and sanitation on machines as required between products
  • Perform trouble shooting, minor repairs and communicate with mechanics regarding any mechanical problems
  • Have constant awareness of production flow; upstream and downstream
  • Take packaging supplies from warehouse to production by using electric palletjakcs
  • Install 45 to 100 pound rolls of film or boxes onto packaging machine (anything over 50 pounds use the buddy system). These rolls or bundles have to be carried 10 to 12 feet and lifted to heights of 24 to 36 inches. This is done 3-4 times a shift
  • Operator has to climb stairs to top of platform to adjust equipment
  • Stack 24 to 30 cases of product onto skids to heights up to 6ft
  • Follows established equipment Lockout/Tagout procedures as required

 

Employee Safety Responsibilities:

  • Report all injuries, unsafe conditions, unsafe acts and horseplay
  • Use proper lifting techniques
  • Use mechanical assistance (handjack, forklift, manlift)
  • Use personal assistance (buddy)
  • Use handrails
  • Use and wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

 

Temperatures throughout plant average 50 degrees. Required to wear hairnet, smock, boots, ear plugs, gloves, plastic sleeves, and aprons provided by the Company. Need to comply with Food Safety: GMP’S, SSOP, SOP, HACCP, SQF, and Quality requirements.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Prefer High School Diploma/GED
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in food manufacturing environment or equivalent type of manufacturing
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written
  • Reliable
  • Self-driven
  • Minimal Supervision
  • Forklift/Palletjack Certification

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Requirements are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.)

 

The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

              

  • Continuously required to walk.
  • Frequent standing, reaching above shoulders, body bending, hand twisting, stooping, climbing stairs, handling – gross motor, and fine motor of the fingers.
  • Occasional reaching/working above shoulders, kneeling, crouching/squatting, climbing/working on ladders to heights of 8ft, pushing/pulling 100 pounds or more, lifting 100 pounds to a height of 4ft, carrying 60 pounds to a range of 20 ft. Also, on occasion, driving a forklift/palletjack.
  • Will be exposed to loud industrial type environments commonly found at plants and working with power equipment.
  • Varied temperatures from hot and humid to very cold.

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