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Production Lead - 2nd Shift

Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

The Production Lead is responsible for maintaining smooth production flows on all lines while safely producing a high quality product in the most efficient way possible. Often responsible for multiple lines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Organize and lead production employees.
  • Solve issues before problems develop.
  • Provide floor assistance and support for supervisors.
  • Responsible for daily scheduling and line assignments of production employees.
  • Maintain accurate record keeping.
  • Provide vacation relief for supervisors.
  • Listen and communicate effectively.
  • Motivate and lead by example.
  • Assist with daily system functions to track production scanning, consumption, errors, etc.
  • Assist with maintaining daily production boards and hourly target feedback.
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce our products in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year production experience.
  • Fundamental understanding of manufacturing processes and related equipment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the U.S. without sponsorship. 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associate's Degree from an accredited institution. 
  • 2 or more years lead experience in a manufacturing or production environment. 
  • Computer skills.
  • SAP experience.
  • Ability to promote teamwork.
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Coaching skills.
  • Ability to make decisions based on standard practices.
  • Ability to provide leadership, support, communication and direction to line personnel.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, troubleshoot and problem solve. 


Working Conditions

• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.
• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.
• Hair nets, ear plugs/muffs, hardhats, and/or safety glasses may be required.
• Product weight: up to 100 lbs

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer