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Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
  JOB DESCRIPTION - At all times, operate in a manner consistent with safe operating procedures. - Forklift operations to support any of the following: loading cheese & whey products, chemicals, ingredients or other supplies. - Assure all products are stored appropriately in an orderly fashion. - Assure cooler or dry storage areas are maintained in an orderly and sanitary condition. - Assist in load out order preparation assuring all products are controlled as per Leprino Foods policy. - Maintain organization of freezer and warehousing, assigned job duties as needed, assuring a smooth and efficient product flow. - Communicate between, co-workers, departments and supervision as required. - Must successfully complete JTPR and consistently perform work according to SOP. - Perform other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID
2020-6180
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
General Summary: Processing Production Clerk is responsible for processing data as well as providing Processing Supervisors/Managers accurate and timely reports to better enable those management personnel to make proper decisions and adjustments so as to have a positive effect on quality and financials.
Requisition ID
2020-5233
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
General Summary: The Production Clerk is responsible for processing data as well as providing Lactose Supervisors/Managers accurate and timely reports to better enable those management personnel to make proper decisions and adjustments so as to have a position effect on quality and financial.
Requisition ID
2020-5224
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
General Summary: Responsible for vacancy relief of various operators in Cheese Line 3 Department.
Requisition ID
2020-5215
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?   Our team in Lemoore, CA is seeking an HR Manager I to help grow, mentor, and support the 1,000 employees that call this facility home. Will you turn your passion for people into impact by directly contributing in fostering a healthy environment for the next generation of Leprino’s leaders to flourish?   - Support all plant HR operations in our 1000-person flagship cheese and whey manufacturing facility. Including the leadership, mentorship, and career development for all HR Supervisors, Generalists, and Associates. - Play a key role in driving the company's strong culture, succession management, organizational design, leadership development and assessment. - Recommend and implement practices necessary to establish positive relationships and promote a higher level of morale. - Improve on existing practices and procedures in order to continue hiring a remarkable workforce for both exempt and non-exempt level positions. - Be humble, inquisitive, patient, collaborative, tenacious, and resilient - the DNA of a Leprino employee. 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, 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. - A chance to reside in Lemoore, California: 30 minutes south of Fresno, an hour from the popular China Peak Ski Resort as well as Sequoia National Park, and a two-hour drive to Yosemite National Park. You Have (Minimum Qualifications) - A Bachelor's in HR, OD, or other similar disciplines including six (6) years of progressive leadership experience as an HR Supervisor, HRBP, or HR Manager within a manufacturing environment. You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications) - Extensive experience in employment law, OD and planning, labor relations, safety, and training. - A Master’s in Labor Relations, HR Management, or OD including a PHR, SPHR, or SHRM-CP (and SCP) certification. - Experience in a 24/7 dairy manufacturing environment with leadership over HR Supervisors or HR Generalists. - Preferred experience with leading and/or supporting Continuous Improvement initiatives. A career with Leprino Foods means you’ll be part of a worldwide family 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. Apply today to learn more about our Human Resources career path.   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.
Requisition ID
2020-5209
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 Plant we are seeking a Supervisor, Quality. The Quality Supervisor executes on daily execution of the Plant’s Quality and Food Safety programs, processes, and systems to ensure that plant performance meets and/or exceeds company-wide expectations.   We Ask You to: - Establishes himself/ herself as the go to quality resource for daily decision making. Directs resources to execute in areas of ownership including testing, microbiology, environmental monitoring, sanitation/ sanitary design, risk assessments and all quality programs and systems. - Integrates with Production team in troubleshooting plant quality execution deficiencies, working with technical resources (Technical Services, Quality Assurance, R&D and Product Development) and plant management resources to identify root cause and eliminate recurring quality problems. - Coordinates with QE/ QA teams to assure proper compliance to customer and regulatory requirements (complaints, audits, requests for information).  Assures plant level preparedness for customer and regulatory inspections and product recalls. - Oversees sanitation systems and effectiveness and assures plant compliance with Food Safety (HACCP) systems.  - Analyses data and monitors trends to react to early warnings on issues. Establishes and drives achievement of Key Performance Indicators - The Quality Execution Supervisor role is one that requires strong leadership and area ownership; ensuring that all products made are meeting quality and food safety expectations. - Executes on Zero Tolerance for Food Safety culture, champions improvements for Employee Safety and drives Continuous Improvement. - Focusses in areas of employee development, performance management, and organizational planning, including hiring and promoting for success and technical development. - Assert food safety as a priority that cannot be compromised and ensures that the team is trained and qualified in a manner that meets food safety requirements. Assert food safety and food quality  as a priority that cannot be compromised and ensures that the team is trained and qualified in a manner that meets food safety and food quality  requirements - Champions the plant Quality Execution initiatives and operates as the local subject matter expert in applicable Quality Execution and Quality Assurance policies, programs, and systems, including hold and release functions.  Leads, teaches, and inspires passion in all plant employees for product quality, food safety, and plant housekeeping. - Educates plant personnel on, and assures plant compliance with, Quality Systems, including recordkeeping, laboratory execution and product grading, Quality Alert effectiveness, hold and release protocols and COA compliance.  - Drives and supports plant audit programs in ensuring that plant SOP’s are followed. - Manages financial budgets for ownership areas for 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): - Requires Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Technology, Chemistry, Microbiology or other related fields - At least 3 years of experience in progressive Quality/ Production/ Engineering roles in a manufacturing environment.   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
2020-5149
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
Responsible for the vacation relief of all Line 1 operators for the Cheese Make Department, all shift’s included.   “Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location”
Requisition ID
2020-5130
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   “Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location”
Requisition ID
2020-5080
Job Locations US-CA-Lemoore (West)
General Summary: The Part Time general labor position you are required to be able to perform any of these duties,  monitors, inspects,  packaging quality, perform analytical testing, pulling samples, adding back cheese to line, inspecting product for extraneous and assisting with various duties.     “Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location”
Requisition ID
2020-5041
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.      “Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location”
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 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?   The Operations Supervisor with coaching and guidance from plant leadership, the Operations 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 their development process, Operations 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 Operations Supervisor will assist in building an effective employee team by engaging, mentoring, and developing hourly team members when applicable.   We Ask You to: Technical Training & Onboarding - 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. Operations Management - 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.  Leadership - Plans and schedules daily staffing needs to maximize labor efficiency and ensure production needs are met, with guidance. - Leads and coaches team employees when applicable.   - Helps to build and foster strong working relationships, collaboration within the team and a positive work environment.  - Reinforces company and plant policies fairly and consistently.  - Ensures team employees have completed all required training.  - Responds to employee questions and concerns.   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): - Minimum of two (2) years’ experience leading, mentoring, and/or delegating work to others , with 5+ years of experience in food manufacturing environment and/or additional education substituting experience where applicable. - Proficient computer knowledge, with familiarity or ability to learn SAP or other manufacturing computer systems   Preferred Qualifications: - College Degree in Food Science, Dairy Technology or related field - Dairy/Cheese Manufacturing Experience preferred - Previous supervisory experience in manufacturing environment   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
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.   “Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location”
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.   “Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location” 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