Aug 16, 2022

Group Leader - Production

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Salem, MA, USA
Full-Time Facilities

Job Description

Rich Products Corporation

Rich's, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich's is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich's-Infinite Possibilities. One Family.
Lead Person is responsible for running the production line in a safe, sanitary, cost-effective, and efficient manner that meets company quality standards. Lead Person is responsible for running the production line in a safe, sanitary, cost-effective, and efficient manner that meets company quality standards. This is a 2nd shift position

Document the pre-shift safety inspection checklist (digital
Conduct and document safety observations and report any hazardous conditions (digital)
Promote a safe work environment and contribute to engage members of the team to work safely, and actively participate on the Company's Safety Observation Program
Place associates in the correct spot and provide the game plan for the day (huddle meeting)
Setup line according to schedule (correct die, recipe, filler block, harp, etc.)
Ensure equipment is set up to maintain required productivity levels without compromising safety and/or quality (equipment guards are on and correct throughout the line
Ensure that Quality Standards and quality control points are maintained and verified.
Report any Quality issues in a timely manner and be available to help with quality investigation and corrective actions implementation and reinforcement


High School Diploma or GED
At least 3 years of experience in a food-processing, pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing organization
Working knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), sanitation processes/procedures and HACCP
Demonstrate understanding of production scheduling and other production variables such as run-rates, processing times, change-over times, etc.
Know how to operate all machinery (APV, Vemag, Pattyn, GENERIC1, GENERIC 2) as necessary.
Demonstrate ability to direct, coach, and train associates as well as plan, monitor and schedule work
Demonstrate ability to analyze and resolve problems

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Rich's"), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich's. Please contact Rich's Human Resources department [email protected] if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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