Leprino Foods

Sr. Production Supervisor (Whey)

Job Locations US-NM-Roswell
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(3/24/2021 11:36 AM)
Category (Portal Searching)
Production Operations


Leprino Foods, the dairy industry’s best-kept secret has been a family-owned and Denver-based company since 1950. We hold a couple of titles including being the nation’s largest cheese company and also the world’s largest producer of mozzarella; the most popular cheese used on pizzas throughout the globe. From three individuals in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 13 global locations.



Within our 600-person Roswell, NM manufacturing facility, we are seeking a highly qualified  Senior Supervisor, Whey within our plant Nutrition 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.


We Ask Of You To:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and professional development for four to six  production supervisors.
  • Supervise the daily shift operations of this  department to ensure production standards, quality parameters, safety procedures, and department business plan goals are met.
  • Work effectively with the maintenance team to minimize production downtime and ensure preventative maintenance is performed on schedule.
  • Supervise the total production process including continual monitoring of the total product flow, equipment, process methodology, mechanical repair work orders, on-the-job training of employees, writing and developing standard operating procedures (SOP), product quality, product yields and safety excellence.
  • Lead operational processes, projects and priorities focused on dairy manufacturing.
  • Evaluate dairy ingredient plant processes, membrane operations, evaporators, dryers, separators/HTST and packaging.


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.
  • A chance to reside in sunny Roswell, New Mexico: surrounded by wondrous national parks, outdoor wonders, and located a mere 90 miles from the popular Ski Apache winter and summer resort.


You Have (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in a Dairy Science, Food Technology, or similar.
  • Two years of progressive leadership experience in food manufacturing.
  • In-depth experience in dairy nutrition/protein production.

We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Previous experience of leading leaders! (A highly-experienced supervisor ready for the next management step will also be considered)
  • Experience in the manufacturing of food or dried dairy products.
  • Industrial operations in membrane systems (UF, MF, NF, RO), evaporators, dryers, and separators.

Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.  Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com


Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.


Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disability/Veteran


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