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Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?   We are seeking an Accounting Senior Clerk to help us continue our successful trend in the global cheese and nutrition markets through quality of product and food safety at our Tracy, California production facility.   Position Purpose: To assist the Plant Controller and Accounting Supervisor in maintaining accurate and timely operational reporting and financial statements for the Tracy Plant; provide statistical analysis and production information relative to the plant; and ensure company financial objectives are met.  
Requisition ID
2020-6276
Job Locations US-CA-Tracy
Overview Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?   We are seeking a Whey Supervisor to help us continue our successful trend in the global cheese and nutrition markets through quality of product and food safety at our Tracy, California production facility.       Responsibilities:   Provides guidance and direction to a team of hourly employees in the Whey Department. Make solid decisions pertaining to product quality, department safety, and department efficiency for team. Monitor all aspects of their team in the Whey Department including product testing, equipment operations, and employee actions. Take accurate product inventories and schedule employees to meet production needs. Builds an effective employee team by engaging, mentoring, and developing direct reports.       We Ask of You: - Plans and schedules daily staffing needs to maximize labor efficiency and ensure production needs are met.   - Leads and coaches team employees in Whey Department by implementing programs in technical training, safety, quality, communications, performance recognition and internal employee development in order to ensure peak employee engagement and productivity.    - Builds and fosters strong working relationships, collaboration within their 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.  - Supervises the daily protein shift operations to ensure production standards and quality parameters are met.   - Achieves targeted production volumes.   - Determines equipment repair needs and initiates maintenance work orders to minimize production downtime.   - Implements plant safety programs to ensure compliance and a safe working environment.    - Ensures work is accomplished in a safe manner and the workplace is free of safety hazards.     - Provides employees with the training, equipment, and tools to be able to safely perform their jobs.   - Leads and demonstrates safe practices.   - Participates in safety investigations and corrective actions.   - Leads and executes the department’s quality systems to achieve quality goals.   - Oversees the sanitation program effectiveness to ensure food safety standards are met in the department.   - Monitors team operations and makes recommendations for labor and manufacturing efficiency, cost savings, and quality improvements.   - Executing to the Whey Department’s financial performance goals to assure that a quality product is provided at the least possible cost.        We Offer 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. - An opportunity to reside in Tracy, CA, with a population of 85,000, a short drive to both Stockton and Modesto, and just sixty miles east of San Francisco. Tracy is centrally located between all the National Parks to the east and the beautiful Bay area to the west.   Physical/Mental Requirements and Work Environment:   - Works in both the plant production environment which requires walking, climbing, standing and in an office environment which requires standing and sitting. This position is expected to spend time out on the production floor observing operations and interacting with employees.  - May be required to occasionally independently move and handle objects up to 25 pounds.      You Have (Minimum Qualifications):  - College Degree in Food Science, Dairy Technology, or other related field, or equivalent work experience  - 5+ years of experience in food manufacturing environment, additional education may substitute experience where applicable  - 1+ year of experience leading, mentoring, and/or delegating work to others  - Proficient computer knowledge, with familiarity or ability to learn SAP or other manufacturing computer systems    We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications): - Dairy/Cheese manufacturing experience   - Previous supervisory experience in manufacturing environment  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
2020-6275
Job Locations US-CA-Tracy
Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?   We are seeking a Warehouse Relief Foreperson to help us continue our successful trend in the global cheese and nutrition markets through quality of product and food safety at our Tracy, California production facility.     Job Requirements: - Ability to perform all warehouse operator positions, Freezer and dry warehouse, (racking/dropping production, scanning) Loading and unloading Trucks, Rail Cars and Processing Floor support. - Ability to operate forklifts and push pull units in a safe manner. - Ability to Slip Sheet product avoiding damage to product. - Ability to change batteries on forklift when needed in a safe manner. - 1 year sit down and or .5 years stand up forklift experience within the last 5 years. - Validation of previous forklift experience and can demonstrate the ability to operate a forklift. - Must be able to perform essential job functions. - Must possess good communication skills. - Must have basic math skills. - Must understand all paperwork related to shipping, receiving, inventory control and scan all internal product movements. - Practice good G.M.P.’s (i.e., wear uniform, no jewelry, etc.) - Follow all company policies including no cell phone in work area. - Responsible for housekeeping in their assigned areas. - Must know how to solve problems in their area to keep production and warehousing operating. - Know when and how to get help when needed. - Notify foreperson and supervisor of any warehouse equipment or building issues. - Department team participation; G.M.P. audits, behavior sampling, safety audit, accident investigations, management presentations, following up on outstanding work orders, etc. - Must be able to learn and efficiently perform functions in SAP. - Ability to work all shifts and varying days off as scheduled. - Perform all job functions that may be required and/or assigned (i.e., sanitation). - Pass the following skills based tests: - Excel 2010 @ 70% or higher, Word 2010 @ 70% or higher, Typing @ 35 WPM, Ten Key @ 140 KSPM   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
2020-6247
Job Locations US-CA-Tracy
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 the nation’s largest cheese company and also the world’s largest producer of mozzarella; the most popular cheese used on pizzas throughout the United States. 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 earning more than $3 billion in annual revenue.   We are seeking a Warehouse Supervisor to help us continue our successful trend in the global cheese and nutrition markets through quality of product and food safety at our Tracy, California production facility.   We Ask of You: - Report directly to the Materials Manager while supervising and holding accountable hourly warehouse associates. - Monitor freezer/cooler temperature records, shift labor analysis reports, shipping reports, production schedules, and production management instructions. - Maintain proper inventory levels, minimizing overtime and production planning in an environment that demands constant changes in shipping requirements. - Tracking and controlling maintenance and repair expenditures for material handling equipment, interior/exterior of facility, freezer/cooler and other miscellaneous equipment. - Assume the role of the Materials Manager during his or her absence. - Communicate on a regular basis with all Department Managers, Department Supervisors, Accounting, Quality Control, Maintenance, Product Management, Transportation, and all outside vendors. - Be measured on performance by the level of customer service issues, inventory accuracy, labor utilization, department attendance, associate turnover, associate training levels, and safety goals.   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 - An opportunity to reside in Tracy, CA, with a population of 85,000, a short drive to both Stockton and Modesto, and just sixty miles east of San Francisco. Tracy is centrally located between all the National Parks to the east and the beautiful Bay area to the west.   You Have (Minimum Qualifications): - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. - Four years of warehouse/materials management experience, at least one of which is in a leadership role. - Understanding of computerized inventory principles, production management, transportation, OSHA regulations, and customer service needs.   We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications): - Bachelor’s Degree in business, industrial distribution or related disciplines. - Experience in a cheese and whey production environment. - Six years of warehouse/materials management experience, three of which are in a progressive leadership role.   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
2020-6242
Job Locations US-CA-Tracy
Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?     We are seeking a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler to help us continue our successful trend in the global cheese and nutrition markets through quality of product and food safety at our Tracy, California production facility. We Ask Of You To: - Plans and schedules preventative maintenance, repair of equipment, new equipment installation, and maintenance work orders, and supervises the daily shift activities to ensure minimal production downtime related to work orders and planned maintenance. - Ensures parts and equipment are available for maintenance and repair activities. - Follows up to ensure maintenance plans and schedules are achieved as planned. - Prioritizes maintenance and repair projects to minimize production downtime, while assuring safety and quality. - Executes the governmental regulatory compliance including reporting requirements. - Builds and fosters strong working relationships, collaboration other department supervisors and managers. - Provides informal guidance to team members. - Responds to employee questions and concerns. - Ensures work is accomplished in a safe manner and the workplace is free of safety hazards. - Implements plant safety programs to ensure compliance and a safe working environment. - Leads and executes the department’s quality systems to achieve quality goals.   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. - An opportunity to reside in Tracy, CA, with a population of 85,000, a short drive to both Stockton and Modesto, and just sixty miles east of San Francisco. Tracy is centrally located between all the National Parks to the east and the beautiful Bay area to the west.   You Have (Minimum Qualifications): - 5+ years of experience in industrial maintenance, production planning, or other relevant experience - 1+ year of experience leading, mentoring, and/or delegating work to others - Technical expertise, knowledge and understanding of computerized inventory principles, materials management, production management, transportation, OSHA regulations and customer service needs - Technical knowledge of industrial equipment maintenance and repair. - Working knowledge of industrial equipment and parts, general construction, maintenance planning and scheduling. - Proficient computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office products. - Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to individuals at all levels within the company. - Familiarity or ability to learn SAP, or similar integrated manufacturing system. - Ability to influence upward, laterally, and downward without any direct line authority - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. - Ability to determine the root cause to issues that arise, using skills of investigation, organizing thoughts and conclusions, and presenting these solutions to others. - Working knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices     Physical/Mental Requirements and Work Environment:   - Works in both the plant production environment which requires walking, climbing, standing and in an office environment which requires standing and sitting. This position is expected to spend time out on the production floor observing operations and interacting with employees. - Long periods of both sedentary activity and movement (walking/standing) is required. - May be required to occasionally independently move and handle objects up to 25 pounds. 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
2020-6239
Job Locations US-CA-Tracy
Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?   We are seeking a Production Operator to help us continue our successful trend in the global cheese and nutrition markets through quality of product and food safety at our Tracy, California production facility.     NATURE AND SCOPE - The position requires the incumbent to feed and load cheese, fold bags, rework and re-dice, handpack cheese and perform general housekeeping duties - The incumbent must be able to verbally communicate with their co-workers and promote good teamwork - Must display recognition of quality control problems such as frozen/soft cheese, extraneous, and proper blend considerations - Perform duties in a safe manner using Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) - Maintain clean work area according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and safety policies - Monitor cheese quality during packaging - Product sort visually and using a metal detection system - Record keeping - Hand palletize product - Operate Pallet Jacks: Manual and Motorized - All other duties and responsibilities as assigned Qualifications - Must be able to meet shift/schedule requirements - Must be willing to work necessary Overtime as needed - Must be at least 18 years old - Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend basic English language - Must be able to perform essential job functions of position with or without reasonable accommodation  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
2020-5264
Job Locations US-CA-Tracy
Leprino Foods’ history dates to over 65 years ago, when the Leprino family first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, we are the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by the Leprino family, we’ve set our sights to become the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that ambitious vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: motivated individuals who are the absolute best at what they do. From three people in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?   We are seeking a Processing Supervisor to help us continue our successful trend in the global cheese and nutrition markets through quality of product and food safety at our Tracy, California production facility. We Ask Of You To: - Supervise the daily shift operations to ensure production standards and quality parameters are met, initiate maintenance work orders to minimize production downtime, and oversee the sanitation program effectiveness to ensure food safety standards are met in the department. - Provide guidance and direction to a team of hourly employees in the Processing Department. - Build an effective employee team by engaging, mentoring, and developing employees. - Plan and schedule daily staffing needs to maximize labor efficiency and ensure production needs are met. - Lead and coach team by implementing programs in technical training, safety, quality, communications, performance recognition and internal employee development in order to ensure peak employee engagement and productivity. - Build and foster strong working relationships, collaboration within the team, and a positive work environment. - Recommend and implement cost savings and quality improvements to improve labor and manufacturing efficiencies. 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 Tracy, CA, with a population of 85,000, a short drive to both Stockton and Modesto, and just sixty miles east of San Francisco. Tracy is centrally located between all the National Parks to the east and the beautiful Bay area to the west. You Have (Minimum Qualifications): - Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Dairy Technology, or related field, or equivalent work experience.  - Five (5) plus years of experience in food manufacturing environment. - One (1) plus year of experience leading, mentoring, and delegating work to others. - Proficient computer knowledge, with familiarity or ability to learn SAP or other manufacturing computer systems. - Effective interpersonal skills. - Strong planning/time management skills and balancing of resources. - Working knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices. - Effective written and verbal communication skills. We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications): - Dairy or cheese manufacturing experience. - Previous supervisory experience in manufacturing environment. 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 processing 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
2020-5256