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As the parent company of Maplehurst Bakeries, and a leading North American bakery company, we bake our breads, rolls, donuts, pies, cakes, bagels, tortillas, cookies, crackers and more in more than 40 bakeries across Canada and the U.S. We care about our customers and our employees. We conduct business with integrity and foster a respectful work environment, all the while giving back to the communities where we live and work.

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Production Line Lead

USA - Cakes & Pies - Manchester, NH
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Job Description



JOIN OUR TEAM!! Come work for a great company with great benefits!!



Scope:

This position will be responsible for leading a production team in a safe, sanitary, efficient, and respectable manner while ensuring that our customers consistently receive product at the highest quality level. The Production Line Leader is responsible for directing efforts of and continuously improving the production activities of their assigned line(s).
Responsibilities:
•Provides guidance, direction and motivation to team members.
•Ensures safe work conditions for team members.
•Improving team member performance and development through coaching.
•Tracking key indicators such as efficiency, yield, downtime, waste and team member attendance as well as any reporting any issues with their assigned line.
•Leads continuous improvement of their team by holding daily shift & safety talks.
•Trains and monitors team member performance.
•Assists and contributes to production on an as-needed basis.
•Other duties as assigned.

2nd and 3rd shift availability!
Skills & Requirements

Skills & Requirements

Education and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Post secondary degree is preferred or 5 years of applicable supervisory experience in lieu of degree will be considered. 

Skill Requirements:

  • Effective leadership skills to influence and motivate others. 
  • Solid interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Maintain high level of self motivation.
  • Excellent problem solving, prioritization and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work in an environment that is dependent on cross-functional cooperation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.  
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.   
  • Ability to accurately complete reports and forms.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions, protocols or programs.     
  • Ability to read, write, and understand English. 
  • Knowledge of Company products and manufacturing process desirable
  • Ability to make accurate arithmetic calculations.

Physical Demands:

  • Capable of standing or walking for up to six (6) hours in an eight hour shift.
  • Capable of properly lifting/lowering/carrying/pushing/pulling up to 50 LBS.
  • Capable of strenuous physical activity such as but not limited to climbing, bending, reaching, kneeling, squatting and crawling.

Working Conditions:
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.


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