Leprino Foods

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-MI-Remus
    Requisition ID
    2018-3091
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 10:25 AM)
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Production Operations
  • Overview

    Leprino Foods’ history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve our daring vision, we’re looking for the secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?

     

    Within our Remus, MI manufacturing facility, we are seeking a highly qualified Production Supervisor on our Cheese team to continue moving our organization to even larger levels of food quality, safety, and production efficiencies. We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it's why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate.

    Responsibilities

    We Ask Of You To:

    • Provide direction to all Production employees on shift to ensure production schedules are met, quality standards are achieved, equipment is maintained, and employees are properly trained and working in a safe manner and environment.
    • Assure that production yields and efficiencies are met as defined by budgetary and corporate standards.
    • Maintain high productivity and cost effectiveness through proper scheduling of production and processing operations, maintenance, and manpower.
    • Demonstrate leadership by implementing programs in training, safety, communications, performance recognition, and internal employee development in order to ensure peak employee productivity.
    • Implement and adhere to plant safety programs to ensure a safe working environment.

     

    We Offer You in Return:

    • Competitive salaries with equally competitive performance bonuses and relocation packages!
    • 401(k) along with a lucrative annual Profit Sharing plan – we hire to retire!
    • Tuition reimbursement, award recognitions, merit increases, and outstanding health/dental/vision benefits.

    Qualifications

    You Have (Minimum Qualifications):

    • High School or GED or Equivalent Experience.
    • At least 5 years of related experience. 
    • Additional education may substitute for experience, as applicable.
    • At least 1 year of progressive leadership experience.

    We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications): 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or 7 years of food industry supervisory experience.
    • Experience in a continuous flow food or beverage manufacturing plant.
    • Dairy (Yogurt, Cheese, Cream, or Milk) production experience.
    • Continuous improvement management process such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.

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