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MICHAEL FOODS Lead Person (Production)-1st Shift in NORWALK, Iowa

Michael foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocer and potato product and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that First in Food where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.POSITION SUMMARY:This position is to direct job assignments and support to the precooked labor and operators in the department. Train in all new line workers and operators. This position is responsible for assisting the shift supervisor in the managing of the packaging department.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to perform and teach all jobs in the area; oven operation, mixing, line work, doboy, robot, sanitation and forklift.Monitor product and standards and make changes to operation to ensure product is being produced with the highest possible quality.Helps maintain control records related to processing, including but not limited to production records, safety inspections/audits.Continually monitors lines for quality product and notifies all appropriate personnel if discrepancy is found.Monitors 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.Coach and encourages suggestions from employees which will improve productivity, quality or control cost of production.Maintain accurate reports for accounting, operation and scheduling. completes daily paperwork in SAP and RedZone. Reports include downtime reports, shift reports, and production run reports.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 policies and procedures.Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:High school diploma or general education degree (GED).The successful completion of Powered Industrial Truck training program and pass the forklift certification.PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Ability to read and comprehend in English simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence in English.Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization in English.Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.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, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish info