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Production Lead

Rise Baking Company
Minneapolis, MN
  • Over a month ago
  • $20 to $25 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

At Rise Baking Company we are a relationship-based company where the quality of our people is just as important as the quality of our products. Simply put, we are a family. A place where honesty, respect, and trust are the essential ingredients for how we do business. Our values are based upon people, safety, customer partnerships, collaboration, communication, and results and if this matches your values, we've got the job for you!

What you will do

Achieve daily production goals by overseeing all processing operations and ensuring efficiency and timeliness. This includes producing progress reports, processing paperwork, delegating tasks, evaluating performances, training new and current team members, and implementing all policies and regulations set by the company to maintain a productive and safe work environment for everyone.

What you need (Education/Experience)

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred

• Food manufacturing experience required

• 3+ years of production experience in food manufacturing desired

• Willingness to work various shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays based on business need

• Basic quantitative and analytical skills desired

• Ability to effectively communicate with peers and leadership

• Ability to work cross-functionally, convey equipment issues, and maintain confidentiality

• Ability to think quickly and handle frequent change

• Detail oriented with the ability to organize and multitask

• Self-motivated, goal oriented, quality driven, and capable of working independently with little supervision

Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

• Execute the daily production schedule in all areas as a process owner including minimizing downtime and seamless shift turnover in production (including dividing and make-up), oven, and/or packaging areas to meet customer orders

• Ensure timely and accurate scaling/forming of doughs, baking of product, and/or packaging of product to maintain processing standards across multiple lines without assistance

• Manage all process/operational checks

• Collect and enter data into daily production reporting systems

• Lead and manage multiple lines to a high level of performance; ensure established performance metrics for multiple lines are met

• Train Line Operator II personnel to drive teams to meet or exceed established performance metrics

• Train, coach, and mentor operations specialists, etc.

• Serve as backup Supervisor

• Utilize the quality control point system and take corrective actions when deviations are noted

• Manage the finished product and WIP traceability system in production (including dividing and make-up), oven, and/or packaging areas

• Adhere to the allergen control program guidelines, including equipment cleaning and verification activities

• Take corrective action as assigned by the Supervisor based on pre-operation and daily self-assessment audit findings

• Lead team in investigating issues, finding root causes, and developing solutions for issues that arise in the production, oven, and/or packaging areas

• Utilize the performance measurement system for direction in areas of employee safety, food safety, quality, cost, and productivity

• Take actions necessary to resolve food safety and quality deficiencies

• Maintain safe working conditions and preserve the integrity of the environmental health and safety system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined in the Safety Manual

• Participate in mandatory QFS and EHS training program requirements and ensure others complete required training

• Preserve the integrity of the SQF system through adherence to the policies and procedures outlined in the QFS Manual

• Support food safety program, quality standards, and legality of products manufactured in the facility

• Perform other job-related duties as assigned

1st Shift: 5:00am - 1:30pm
2nd Shift: 11:30am - 8:30pm

Rise Baking Company


Minneapolis, MN
55406 USA



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