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Production Lead

Company: Stratas Foods
Location: Carthage
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Production Lead

Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is a producer of quality bulk and packaged dressings, mayonnaise and sauces. Stratas Foods was formed in October 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between ACH Food Companies (ACH) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy, IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN. We are committed to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees. We strive to make Stratas Foods a great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.

This position supports plant operations by providing leadership to the packaging areas. Qualified candidates must be able to perform a variety of jobs and tasks as required. Additionally, candidates must be able to work any shift, overtime and weekends, as required.

The tasks required include, but are not limited to: general housekeeping (i.e. clean up, sweeping, vacuuming), painting, lubrication (oiling, greasing, etc.), sample retrieval, power washing, lifting and hauling items up and down stairs, dump rework, operate a motorized fork lift, and miscellaneous duties, as assigned.

Primary Duties:

  • Coordinate production with production scheduler and operators
  • Direct and assign housekeeping duties to maintain clean production areas
  • Update cleaning schedule logs
  • Assure quality of product produced
  • Monitor production rates
  • Fill in on production lines as needed (breaks, lunches, vacations, etc.)
  • Identify needed mechanical improvements
  • Make necessary mechanical repairs when possible
  • Identify and work to eliminate unsafe conditions and or practices
  • Monitor completion and accuracy of production reports
  • Plan/prepare oil so operator is not waiting for product
  • Load and unload bulk oil/ ingredient trucks as needed
  • Complete necessary steps of strapping tanks and recording in log books.
  • Tank to tank transfers from hydro to packaging, additive blending of tanks.

    Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

    Stratas Foods is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee in any manner prohibited by law, including but not limited to, on the basis of race or color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, national origin/ancestry, mental or physical disability, family status/marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, and any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Stratas Foods, Davenport , Production Lead, Professions , Carthage, Iowa

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