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Production Lead

Dole Bessemer City, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $13 to $20 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

GENERAL PRODUCTION LEAD – MULTIPLE AREA FOCUS

GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY PURPOSE

This position is responsible for leading and directing the daily operations in the production department to ensure the production of Safe, Quality Food.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION

  • Conduct daily required inspection to ensure equipment and environment is in safe operating conduction
  • Review production schedule and planned sequence prior to start-up
  • Ensure adequate staffing and placement of labor resources
  • Track schedule, sequencing, and production process
  • Ensure paperwork is complete, correct, and timely
  • Follow schedule, sequencing, product and packaging availability to ensure on-time starts and efficient changeovers
  • Assure baggers are meeting standards, such as uptime efficiencies, bags per minute, and % of standard
  • Manage product and processes to ensure schedule attainment within prescribed standards
  • Monitor breaks and lunches
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained throughout shift throughout all areas
  • Train employees to meet operating procedures and safe work habits
  • Conduct tailgates and lead exercise routines at shift start each day
  • Any and all other duties assigned by your Supervisor

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

· EXPERIENCE: Knowledge of production processes is required. Previous experience in a food processing facility is desired.

· SKILLS: Must have good communication and computer skills. Must be a self-starter and possess initiative. Must be able to lead and direct.

· ADDITIONAL: Hands-on ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented food processing environment. Required to work independently and with limited supervision. Must be able to maintain regular and acceptable attendance, follow directions, interact well with co-workers, understand and follow posted work rules/ procedures.

Dole

Why Work Here?

Solid worldwide company with quality brand recognition. Competitive wage and benefits. Growth opportunity - will train you to succeed!

Dole Fresh Vegetables is a division of Dole Food Company, a worldwide team of growers, packers, processors, shippers, and employees committed to consistently providing safe, high-quality fresh fruit, vegetables, and food products while protecting the environment in which its products are grown and processed. Dole’s dedication to quality is a commitment solidly backed by comprehensive programs for food safety, scientific crop protection programs, stringent quality control measures, state-of-the-art production and transportation technologies, continuous improvement through research and innovation, and dedication to the safety of our employees, communities, and the environment. Dole is committed to nutrition education to communicate to the public the health benefits of eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables, and is a founding member of the National 5-A-Day for Better Health Program, and is a leader in developing technology-based nutrition education programs for children. You will find Dole Fresh Vegetables’ headquarters in Monterey, California in the heart of the Salinas Valley. Although we are centered in “the Salad Bowl of the World,” we have opportunities all over the US as well as Latin America! Follow us to learn more! The Bessemer City manufacturing facility is one of three operating salad manufacturing plants in the organization. The plant has 900+ employees, and operates two production and one cleaning shift six or seven days every week, depending on volume demands

Address

220 Southridge Parkway, Bessemer City, NC 28016
Bessemer City, NC
USA

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