Kettle Cuisine

3rd Shift Kitting Team Lead

  • Location:   Lynn, MA
  • Position Type:   Full Time


  • To ensure continuous and efficient operation of the production line to meet customer requirements in accordance with Safety, Sanitation, Quality, Quantity and Cost. (SSQQC)
  • Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in their products and expects each employee to do the same with their work.


  • Adhere to safe working practices at all times
  • Use cooking batch sheets to pull all ingredients needed for a soup into the kitchen
  • Work with the cooks to ensure the kettles are always full
  • Work with prep room supervisor to obtain missing ingredients
  • Perform daily checks of area for non-compliance and report them to your supervisor or manager
  • Manufacture quality products efficiently within time and quantity parameters
  • Coordinate with the kitchen team leads and prep room leads to stay ahead of the schedule
  • Take charge of reporting ingredient shortages to all team members and work with prep rooms to skip soups when ingredients are missing
  • Ensure the braising room stays ahead of the kitchen by bringing braised ingredients to the room ahead of scheduled cook time
  • Hand over the shift with the other shifts team leader
  • Print batch sheet and any paper work when is need
  • Follow the company GMPs
  • Ensure clean and tidy production area at all times
  • Report Downtime to supervisor or maintenance in a timely manner
  • Communicate and update all relevant parties of any issues or changes (low yields, etc.)
  • Monitor and action all waste
  • Manage employees work schedules, breaks and tardiness
  • Conduct daily team brief with kitting team
  • Manage, coach and develop kitting teams
  • 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


  • Ability to work all scheduled shifts, on time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills needed for working in a team environment
  • Proven track record in safe working practices
  • Manufacturing experience preferred (preferably in the food industry)
  • Experience working in temperature controlled settings
  • Experience with perishable items

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