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Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
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 that daring vision, we’re looking for our 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?   For our Lemoore West Plant we are seeking a Manager I, Maintenance. The Maintenance Manager manages the maintenance function for the plant to assure adequate cost effective utilities and power are provided along with the quality and quantity of maintenance support required to meet production needs. This position prepares and monitors the department budget, directs the purchasing of spare parts and determines minimum inventory levels, initiates work orders, and reviews general plant equipment repairs.  Participates in capital projects by aiding in the development of project scope, specifying controls and equipment to be used, directing installation efforts, and monitoring start-up, troubleshooting and maintenance training of new systems. The Manager I, Maintenance is in daily contact with Plant Manager, Plant Engineer Manager and Production Management to coordinate maintenance operation needs of the plant.  Occasional contact is made with vendors for the purchase of spare parts, city personnel regarding the control of sewer and water treatment, and contractors regarding work performed.      We Ask You to: Leadership - Provides leadership in the Maintenance department by implementing and maintaining programs in technical training, safety, quality, communications, performance recognition, and internal employee development in order to ensure peak employee productivity. - Responsible for outlining and managing the work of the Maintenance Supervisors. - Actively leads the processes for performance management, employee development, and engagement. - Builds and fosters strong working relationships, collaborative teams and a positive work environment. - Implements company and plant policies fairly and consistently. - Integrates multiple sources of information and priorities, keeping in mind the future needs of the business. Production - Manages the maintenance process to assure maximum equipment uptime to meet company and customer specifications and government regulations. - Coordinates with production to meet changing production needs. - Maintains high productivity and cost effectiveness through proper scheduling of maintenance operations and workforce. Safety - Leads the Maintenance department’s safety program to ensure a safe working environment. - Provides employees with the training, equipment, and tools to be able to safely perform their jobs. - Sets standards for safety involvement and accountability in the department and leads by example. Financial - Manages the Maintenance department budget within established guidelines, ensuring financial objectives are met. - Ensures production yields and efficiencies are met as defined by budgetary and Corporate standards. Quality - Manages the department’s quality systems to achieve quality goals. - Oversees the sanitation program effectiveness to ensure food safety standards are met in the department.   Offering You In Return: - The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. Leprino couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our ultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit, incentives, and our annual Profit Sharing plan – Leprino hires to retire.   You Have (Mandatory Qualifications): - 8+ years of experience in food manufacturing - 2+ years of progressive leadership experience - Knowledge of equipment theory and history, electrical operations, advanced process controls, power generation, hydraulics refrigeration, pneumatics, thermodynamics, welding, machining, food processing and sanitation, maintenance scheduling   Preferred Qualifications: - College Degree in Engineering, Industrial Maintenance or related field, or similar work experience in related industry - Dairy/Cheese Manufacturing Experience Preferred - Direct leadership experience over supervisors   A career with Leprino Foods means you’ll be part of a worldwide group of individuals dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Your contributions will be noticed and rewarded as you work to further our company, our customers, and one another. 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
Requisition ID
2020-5080
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
Summary Description: The Product Review Clerk V is responsible for the preparation of all production documents and records. This position is responsible for ensuring that incoming materials intended for internal consumptions are reviewed and released in compliance with company policy/process.  .
Requisition ID
2020-5024
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
Summary Description: The Product Review Specialist IV is responsible for the preparation, review and release of all production documents and records. This position is responsible for ensuring that incoming purchased ingredients and materials intended for internal consumptions are reviewed, and released in compliance with company policy/process. The Product Review Specialist III should know and understand the roles and responsibilities of Product Review Specialists I and II.
Requisition ID
2020-5023
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
The Quality Execution Group Leader (Quality Systems) has oversight and responsibility of Regulatory Compliance and of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems. Responsibilities also include auditing and effecting the expected quality culture, carrying out departmental training and maintaining key instruments.  
Requisition ID
2020-5008
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
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 nine nationwide manufacturing facilities (in California, New Mexico, Colorado, Michigan, and New York), we have created a new development program seeking Operations Supervisors for our Cheese manufacturing teams 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.   APPLICANTS TAKE NOTE: Dairy foods manufacturing can be a more complex operation than most other food manufacturing industries, and Leprino Foods is one of the world’s leading cheese manufacturers both in technology, food safety/quality, and processes. If you are an existing Production Supervisor that is looking to advance your career don’t hesitate to reach out.    We Ask of You To: - With coaching and guidance from plant leadership, the Associate Supervisor will gain in-depth knowledge of all production processes from start-up to shut-down and is expected to be able to make solid decisions pertaining to product quality, safety, and efficiencies for their applicable department rotation.  - As part of your development process, Associate Supervisors are also responsible for monitoring aspects of team performance throughout their rotation, including product testing, equipment operations, product inventories, and employee scheduling to meet production needs. - The Associate Supervisor will assist in building an effective employee team by engaging, mentoring, and developing hourly team members when applicable. - Develops and demonstrates knowledge of production processes which assures that production yields and efficiencies are met as defined by budgetary and corporate standards. - Demonstrates developed people leadership skills in the production department rotation by supporting and implementing programs in training, safety, communications, performance recognition, and internal employee development in order to ensure peak employee productivity. - Supervises daily shift operations to ensure production standards and quality parameters are met where needed. - Achieves targeted production volumes for area of responsibility. - Determines equipment repair needs and initiates maintenance work orders to minimize production downtime. - Helps to monitor team operations and makes recommendations for labor and manufacturing efficiency, cost savings, and quality improvements.  - Executes to the department’s financial performance goals to assure that a quality product is provided at the least possible cost. - Helps to implement plant safety programs to ensure compliance and a safe working environment. - Assists in leading and executing the department’s quality systems to achieve quality goals.  - Plans and schedules daily staffing needs to maximize labor efficiency and ensure production needs are met, with guidance. - Helps to build and foster strong working relationships, collaboration within the team and a positive work environment.  - Turn your passion into impact? At Leprino we are dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish millions of families around the world. It's a big responsibility and we hope you're up for it. - Accept a challenging environment where solving problems, continuous learning, and a high technical aptitude is the norm, not the exception. Take ownership of your career – it’s yours to grow if you’re willing to put the work in. - Be humble, inquisitive, patient, collaborative, tenacious, and resilient - the DNA of a Leprino employee.   Offering You In Return: - Real career stability, leadership experience, and an ever-learning environment in our state-of-the-art operations. You will play a leading part with the most technologically advanced dairy foods company in the nation. Our proprietary processing technologies are almost a decade ahead of even our closest competitors. - The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. Leprino couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our ultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit, incentives, and our annual Profit-Sharing plan – Leprino hires to retire.   You Have (Minimum Qualifications): - A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in Food Science, Dairy Science, Chemical Engineering, or related industrial discipline. - One (1) year of previous experience as a relatively new supervisor in a food, beverage, chemical, or pharmaceutical manufacturing facility. - The ability to perform shift work in a 24/7 operational plant. The milk never stops coming and neither do our operations   The Ideal Candidate Will Have (Preferred Qualifications): - A Master’s in Food or Dairy Science, Food Technology, or Chemical Engineering. - Previous completion of a Production Leadership Trainee program with a major food manufacturer (Nestle’s FMDP, etc.) - Two (2) years of experience as a production supervisor in any food manufacturing environment.   “The culture of Leprino Foods is built by a family of passionate employees who believe in what they do, who understand the value of teamwork and understand that no one person is greater than the other.” – Steve F., Leprino Plant Manager
Requisition ID
2019-4859
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
General Summary Waste Water Technician Is responsible for performing trouble shooting, repair, planned maintenance and preventive maintenance. Perform lab duties and operate all Waste Water machinery as needed. Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules.
Requisition ID
2019-4842
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
General Summary Technician is responsible for performing trouble shooting, repair, planned maintenance and preventive maintenance on plant equipment. JOB DESCRIPTION - Responsible for fabrication or modification of equipment to Leprino specs and standards. - Responsible for the installation of new or used equipment. - Responsible for repairs of building and all plant equipment. - Responsible for plant preventative maintenance. - Responsible to promptly respond to any equipment break downs or downtime when applicable. - Responsible to assist in shift coverage when applicable. - Responsible for welding repairs to plant equipment. - Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment. - Responsible to fulfill MEP requirements. - Perform any other duties as required by Maintenance Manager, Supervisor or Group Leader. QUALIFICATIONS - Must demonstrate knowledge of previous maintenance experience. - Welding skills including: arc, tig, mig, and sanitary welding. - Ability to design, layout and fabricate. - Ability to read blue prints and P&ID drawing. - Ability to work well with outside contractors. - Knowledge of electrical and mechanical troubleshooting. - Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment. - Ability to operate a forklift. - Knowledge and ability to perform work in a safe and organized manner. - Knowledge of proper safe use of hand tools. - Must have the ability to complete all assigned paperwork, per assignment. - Must have electrical experience in an industrial environment. Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: - Knowledge of GMPs. - Must be able to perform essential job functions of the position. - Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions. - Strong written and verbal communication skills. - Must be able to exercise judgment and make decisions. - Computer literacy. 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
Requisition ID
2018-2870