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FTM Cheese Team Lead

Company: Leprino Foods
Location: Fort Morgan
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Leprino Foods' history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We've grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the "World's Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company." To help us achieve that daring vision, we're looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?We Offer You In Return: At Leprino Foods, starting compensation for this role is $30.77 per hour.
A chance to be part of a global team of individuals passionate about producing and delivering high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Leprino Foods could not be where it is today without our incredible employees. That is why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring great people who are in it for the long run is our goal. Through competitive salaries, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, dedicated sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit increases and bonuses, as well as our annual Profit-Sharing plan. Your impact will be noticed and rewarded, as you seek to further our company, our customers, and one another.
You Must Have (Minimum Qualifications): A minimum of 18 years of age; work experience in manufacturing environment or team leadership position, or equivalent education training; mechanical skills/ aptitude; strong time management and organizational skills; and demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others.
The Cheese Team Lead must be able to read, write and speak the English language in order to understand/adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), to communicate effectively with others, to complete required documentation both in written and electronic form utilizing the English language.
The Cheese Team Lead must have demonstrated prior leadership experience and computer proficiency in email, internet, and Microsoft Office software (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The Cheese Team Lead must have the ability to:
perform essential job functions which may include lifting up to 65 lbs; access elevated work areas such as climbing ladders/stairs; evaluate and identify mechanical conditions and make adjustments or corrective action as necessary; wear required personal protective equipment; work in hot, humid, and cold areas; comply with all applicable safety practices; complete written reports; perform basic mathematical calculations; enter data into and pull data from computer systems. The Fort Morgan plant is a 24 hour; 7 day a week operation which requires the Cheese Team Lead to work 12 hour shifts to include days, nights, and weekends. This position requires the incumbent to work on site at the facility to be able to perform the associated job responsibilities. The Cheese Team Lead must be able to work overtime and holidays when required.
Preferred Qualifications & Experience:
Minimum two years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
Leprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing.
Additional information about this process can be obtained at
www.psychemedics.com
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/VeteranLeprino Foods Company utilizes the services of Psychemedics to perform our Hair Follicle Drug Testing. Additional information about this process can be obtained at www.psychemedics.com
Leprino Foods requires all individuals to wear the appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as required by the role and location.
Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/VeteranNearest Major Market: Denver Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado

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