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MICHAEL FOODS 2nd Shift Lead Person (PCE) in LENOX, Iowa

POSITION SUMMARY:Assists in training of all processing and production personnel in assigned department. Assists supervisor in administrative duties such as attendance, disciplinary action and training.This position has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules at all times as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety and Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, in an effort to reduce product and process variability.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Helps in providing for a safe work environment for all personnel.Also helps ensure that all production complies with food safety standards as established by Michael Foods, Inc.Works with supervisor to help maintain sanitation standards of facility.Assigns work tasks to department personnel.Assists with safety auditsHelps maintain control records related to processing, including but not limited to production records, safety inspections.Maintains effective working relationship between members of department and other areas.Continually monitors lines for quality product and notifies all appropriate personnel if discrepancy is found.To follow all PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) requirements and safety proceduresTo follow all GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) washing hands, etc. throughout the day.To follow all HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) guidelines.To follow SOP (Sanitation Operating Procedures), SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures) and keep records updatedTo follow USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) regulations and guidelinesMonitors processing equipment on a continual basis to maintain proper production standards.Reports and fills out work orders on maintenance issues as they relate to productivity, food safety, quality and human safety to maintenance.Encourages suggestions from employees which will improve productivity, quality or control cost of production.Maintains accurate downtime records and Daily shift report of all equipment in assigned area.Completes daily paperwork, SAP (System Applications Product in Data Processing),PEB, Brill of Lading as needed.Assures that all paper work is being done properly.Adheres to safe work practices, follows GMPs, maintains sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.Adheres to all safety polices and procedures.Ensures regulatory compliance at all times.Performs other duties as assigned.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:Ability to follow oral and written instructions.Must have good communication skills.Self-motivated and a willingness to learn.Must have basic math skills.Must be able to train new employees.Must be able to work overtime and weekends (once a month). Also, willing to work an alternate shift.Must have basic computer skills (excel, word, etc)Ability to analyze problems and find solutions.Ability to obtain forklift operator license.Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR trainingEDUCATION:High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.Must have an effective knowledge of PC, Microsoft Word, and Excel.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s.Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.REASONING ABILITY:Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written