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

Lightlife Foods Inc. is looking for a Packing/Boxing Team Leader on 1st shift. This position works Monday – Thursday from 6:30 am – 5 pm, with frequent overtime shifts on an as-needed basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to HAACP guidelines. SQF and Good Manufacturing Practices, following all sanitation and process procedures and guideline.
  • Plan and schedule the primary placement and rotation for all positions in the department.
  • At the start of shift walk through and check all equipment for safety guards and personnel for PPE.
  • Ensure that all employees are knowledgeable, trained and follow all of the required 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 boxing 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.
  • Ability to read, write, basic math including use of calculator.