Mojave Foods Corporation, a subsidiary of McCormick & Company, Incorporated and nationwide manufacturer & distributor of Hispanic Consumer Products is seeking a Production Crew Lead located (in its Manufacturing Plant at 6200 E. Slauson Ave in Commerce, CA). This position will report to the Team Manager.
With more than $130 Million in annual sales, the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the Hispanic Community - retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Every day, Mojave Foods is a place where you can transform, collaborate, and contribute to progress.
Mojave Foods offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families.
The Production lead provides leadership and guidance to promote safe work practices and improve quality and productivity for line workers. Works with labor adjustments whenever unexpected absenteeism occurs, or when needed to meet business needs. Tracks and provides feedback to the Operations management team on the production team member's performance.
Coordinate the production activities of the direct reports on shift
Promote and facilitate the personal development of team members by identifying the need for training and provide training
Make certain that all employees are following the Standard Operating Procedures and training instructions
Lead the efforts to identify the root cause and work with all teams related to put preventative actions in place for quality related issues
Collaborate with other functional areas to resolve problems and develop improved manufacturing processes
Work with co-workers on the line to ensure the effective operation of the production line to meet; production needs, quality standards, help minimize downtime, practice waste control, maximize efficiency and minimize downtime
Work with and around heavy machinery, up to and including using ladders; heights up to 20', rotate production position on hourly basis as per operational requirements.
Follow all safety Proper Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
5+ years of experience in a leadership role in manufacturing or a similar production environment.
Basic math skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills, detail oriented and be able to follow written and oral instruction.
Ability to work overtime and weekends as required
Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point).
Bilingual (Spanish) required
McCormick and Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.