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Food Manufacturing Lead

Posted by: Jeff Greenberg | Posted on: June 22, 2021

This critical role in our food production and packaging operations leads our associates to transform ingredients and packaging into delicious products.  Food Manufacturing Leads are assigned primary responsibility for a product or set of products and are expected to stage materials, setup equipment, and prepare their team to execute consistently.

Our Leads supervise and work as part of teams of 3-9 to make breads, cookies, nut butters, snacks and treats. Our Leads are trained and then trusted to train other to operate production and packaging equipment. Because we work with so many different companies and products, you’re work will vary from week to week to keep things interesting and exciting. Leads report to a shift supervisor, who is there to assist with personnel and equipment.

Do you have food manufacturing supervisory experience? Are you responsible, conscientious, and able to lead others?

Leads are eligible for paid time off, and additional income through our performance bonus system.  We are currently looking to fill a position on day shift (6am – 4:30pm). Please indicate your availability in your  application.


o Food Manufacturing supervisory experience. If you do not have at least 1 year of supervisory experience, please apply for our  food manufacturing associate position. If you do a great job, you could ascend to a Lead position within months.
o Mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot processing or packaging equipment
o Planning skills to see through the course of the day and stay a step ahead at all times
o Ability to work with and train others to follow standard operating procedures, recipes, and production instructions.
o Attention to detail and interest in being thorough
o Personal accountability to your responsibilities and for your team of  associates.

o Capacity to learn quickly, and make improvements when changes are needed
o Formal Education in the Culinary Art

o Training in food and occupational safety
o Develop technical culinary and food science skills
o Make different kinds of delicious foods! And HAVE FUN while you do it!

Competitive wage in the range of $19-24/hour plus benefits, paid time off, healthcare reimbursement, and potential for bonuses.

To Apply:
If you are interested in this position, please complete TKC’s Employment Inquiry form, to provide us some background information on your experience and interests.

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