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Food Production Lead

CMG - Corporate Office Saint Charles, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

This position is responsible for facilitating the daily operations by their respective assignments. The Team Lead oversees the Line Employees to ensure they are fully resourced and adhere to processes necessary for completion of daily production requirements, compliance with all food safety requirements, and adherence to GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices). In this capacity, follows all procedures related to quality, efficiency and safety.


  • Responsible for all safety, quality, and productivity relevant to the production department and employee groups that are assigned.
  • Effective training of personnel in safety awareness, use of personal protection equipment, departmental procedures, and proper operation of relevant equipment
  • Train Production staff on SOP’s, training materials and all applicable processes according to their job task
  • Evaluate and enforce company safety, sanitation and operation policies and procedures.
  • Initiate good housekeeping practices by implementing cleaning tasks throughout the work area.
  • Develop and implement shift assignments as needed.
  • Proactively address potential issues/problems.
  • Ensure accurate completion of employee time records.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of all equipment as well as reporting any malfunctions according to established quality oriented and safety procedures.
  • Works closely with Management to ensure that product is consistent with and meets specifications
  • Oversees employee's productivity, implements and supports GMP's, including the proper use of equipment materials, minimizes turnover and ensures a reliable and agile labor force.
  • Delegate production tasks to all pertinent personnel
  • Complying with GMPs, HACCP and other Food Safety, quality and security guidelines and strictly adhering to all specifications
  • Recognizing problems in production, reacting quickly and offering immediate solutions
  • Monitoring the recording of all information on production paperwork
  • Filling the demands of day-to-day operations by stepping in and filling in for different roles when needed and completing other tasks as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • 2 or more years’ experience at a Lead level in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong leadership skills, with an ability to build trust, provide direction, and vitality to execute with excellence and achieve extraordinary results.
  • Ability to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results and meet deadlines to meet the needs of the business.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written and strong managerial skills including good judgment, planning, organizing, innovative approach to problem solving, motivate employees.
  • Must have a good practical knowledge of FDA, GMP's, HACCP, OSHA, etc., with a good background with processing and packaging equipment.