CAREERS

AT KETTLE CUISINE

Imagine a company full of people that care deeply about making and delivering delicious food that they've made careers out of that passion. That's us. And it could be you!

3rd Shift Packing Team Leader

Location:  Lynn, MA

Department: 

Position Type:  Full Time

Job Summary

To ensure continuous and efficient operation of the production line to meet customer requirements in accordance with Safety, Sanitation, Quality, Quantity and Cost. (SSQQC)

To manage, coach and develop direct reports to achieve day to day KPIs

Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in their products and expects each employee to do the same with their work.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to safe working practices at all times
  • Perform daily checks of area for non-compliance and report them to your supervisor
  • Ensure finished product conforms to specifications
  • Manufacture quality products efficiently within time and quantity parameters
  • Drive and motivate team to meet and exceed daily targets and deadlines i.e. UPMH
  • Accurate and timely completion of required documentation to enable clear traceability
  • Follow the company GMPs
  • Ensure clean and tidy production area at all times
  • Remove out of spec material from production line
  • Complete Date Code and Label checks.
  • Report Downtime to maintenance in a timely manner
  • Plan ahead all activities to reduce downtime
  • Record data.
  • Manage ERP system transactions.
  • Manage employees work schedules, breaks and tardiness
  • Communicate and update all relevant parties of any issues or changes
  • Conduct Weekly team brief with direct reports
  • Monitor and action all waste
  • Manage inventory of raw material
  • Manage, coach and develop direct reports.
  • Take active lead with new employees and temporary labor
  • Encourage colleagues to challenge the status quo and drive continuous improvement
  • Take instructions from supervisors.
  • Any other tasks deemed reasonable and reasonably requested by management

Qualifications and Experience

  • 2 years manufacturing experience preferably in the food industry
  • Experience working in temperature controlled settings
  • Experience with perishable items
  • Proven track record in safe working practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills needed for working in a team environment
  • Goal oriented & well organized
  • Ability to work all scheduled shifts, on time

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to operate a pallet jack / fork lift
  • Able to interact and communicate with the supervisors and team members
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Passion for food and high quality
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management
  • Leadership- coaching and developing
  • Problem solving
  • Planning and organizing
  • Numeracy skills
  • Bi-lingual preferred

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