Kettle Cuisine

Packing Team Leader

  • Location:   Green Bay, WI
  • 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) 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.


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 GMP’s 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


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


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


Model and support Kettle’s Core Values and safety culture

Manage performance of all team members

Build a strong, committed, and collaborative team

Develop individual team members & their careers

Conduct annual reviews and PDPs for all direct team members

Create a culture of accountability & performance

Drive a focus on quality and continuous improvement

Plan work, track results and resolve variances

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