Location: 
Turners Falls, MA
Employment Type: 
Full-Time

Lightlife Foods is looking for a skilled individual to lead production as a Packing Team Leader on 1st shift. This position works Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 5 pm, with overtime as-needed including weekend work.

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to HAACP guidelines, SQF, BRC and Good Manufacturing Practices, following all sanitation and process procedures.
  • Plan and schedule the primary placement and rotation for positions within the department.
  • Walk through and check all equipment for safety guards and personnel for PPE at the start and end of shift.
  • Ensure that all employees are knowledgeable, trained and follow the required (LOTO) Lock Out Tag Out procedures.
  • Report and document with the required paperwork all injuries, near misses and potential safety hazards.
  • Proactively make suggestions on ways to improve current packing procedures.
  • Ensure at the start of shift that all equipment is set up to specifications.
  • Randomly double check product seals and ensures packers are clear as to what is passable and what denotes a bad seal.
  • Ensure that all changeovers from one product to the next have the packaging supplies.
  • Report mechanical problems to the maintenance department and if needed stop production until problems are corrected.
  • Correctly complete packing paperwork.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Candidate must be comfortable with repetitive movement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Prior manufacturing experience supervising others is preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, basic math including use of calculator.