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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. - Ability to work night and weekend shifts.   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
2021-6506
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 Cheese Skilled Relief 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.   We Ask Of You To: - Must obtain State of California Sampler and Weigher License, Weighmaster License, and Pasteurizer License - Will know, learn, and understand how to operate, monitor, and manage process - Departments team participation, GMP audits, behavior sampling, safety audits - Must have complete understanding of vat operations to control cheese quality - Must know start-up operational and shut down procedures - Must understand the operation and objective of cheese making through fermentation tanks, mixing and extruding - Must be able to successfully complete the Plant Standard Operating Procedure and Technical Knowledge Assessment for all jobs assigned - Will be trained on chemical strength, temperature and sanitation - Must be able to lift 50 pounds to add salt and dry products to dry mixers. - Rating 2 -50 pound bags per hour   You Have (Minimum 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 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. 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
2021-6485
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 Temporary Sanitation Clean-Up on our 3rd shift 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: - Understand and able to perform all sanitation position duties. - Will perform Production functions as needed for 3-6 hours per shift. - Must be able to work in a cold room environment (when working in the freezer). - Will work in a hot/wet environment nightly. - Must handle chemicals and follow all safety requirements in chemical handling. - Will cross train in an operation position. - Must be able to perform essential job functions. - Must participate in pre-shift meetings: departments team participation, GMP audits, behavior sampling, safety audit, accident investigation, and management presentation. - Must be able to successfully complete Plant Standard Operating Procedure and Technical Knowledge Assessment for all jobs assigned. - Color Identification Testing required. - Perform any other function that may be required or assigned   You Have (Minimum 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 - Color Identification testing required - Must be able to perform essential job functions of position with or without reasonable accommodation   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
2021-6472
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 Maintence Mechanic 3rd Shift 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: - Install, disassemble, repaire, and maintain equipment. - Safe repair and troubleshooting of malfunctioning mechanical, electrical, or instrumentation systems, the calibration of instruments, and performing mechanical, preventive, and predictive maintenance. - Safe operation of the associated equipment and/or processes, the quality of incoming raw materials, the quality of the outgoing products in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and safe work practices. - Perform mechanical duties such as pumps, valves, conveyor work, sprockets, gearboxes, etc. - Complete preventive maintenance work orders. - Work with industrial electricity (motor controls) to troubleshoot and repair electrical components and machinery including all three phase 480, 240 and other plant systems. - Calibrate all plant instrumentation in a wide variety of makes and types specifications (i.e., temperature, flow, pH, vacuum, pressure, Foxboro, Honeywell, Micromotion, Fischer, Anderson, etc.). - Perform cleaning duties as required. - Perform work in a safe manner by following safety procedures and policies, critical safety rules, and expected standard conduct. - Follow company’s good manufacturing and safety policies and procedures. Maintain housekeeping in area (i.e., toolboxes). - Communicate effectively with co-workers, team leads, and supervisors - Able to obtain plant forklift certification - Participates on the hazmat response team. - Participates in and implements continuous improvement. - All other duties as assigned.  You Have (Minimum Qualifications): - At least 3 years experience in a similar maintenance mechanic role. - Must be a minimum of 18 years old. - Must be able to speak, read, and write effectively. - Must be able to work Sunday - Saturday, off-shifts, weekends, holidays, and required overtime to support a 24 hour/7 day operation. - Must be able to work 8.5 hours up to 12.5 hour scheduled shifts. - Prior experience in a similar maintenance mechanic role with electrical background. - Prior experience of utility systems, electrical controls, and schematic reading. We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications): - Associates or a 2 year degree in a maintenance related field. - Mechanical repairs including rebuilding of gearboxes and process equipment. - Experience with troubleshooting, installation, and repair of industrial controls (PLC 5, Control Logix, Devicenet, etc) experience. - Experience with AC frequency drives and instrumentation. - Prior Dairy/Food Manufacturing experience.   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.     All applicants applying for this position are required to take an in-house test before we complete an interview.    
Requisition ID
2021-6466
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.     We Ask Of You To: - 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 You Have (Minimum 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  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
2021-6445
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. - Ability to work night and weekend shifts.   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
2021-6438
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 Temporary Working Foreperson on our second shift 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: - Must be able to direct and delegate to shift employees. - Must be able to follow instructions and give directions. - Must be able to assume responsibility of the department. - Must be willing to work ANY shift - Must possess leadership qualities and work well with people. - Good basic math skills. - Must become proficient in SAP and MES. - Good written and oral communication skills. - Must be respected by peers. - Must be able to perform all positions in the department. - Must have good attendance record. - Perform any other function that may be required or assigned.   You Have (Minimum 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 - Color Identification testing required - Must be able to perform essential job functions of position with or without reasonable accommodation   We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications): - Understanding of the dairy manufacturing process a plus.   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
2020-6350
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
2020-6334
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, 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 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
Job Locations US-CA-Tracy
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
2019-4862