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Production Group Lead 2nd shift - $22.00/hour starting pay!

Company: Silver Spring Foods Inc
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Silver Spring Foods is a 4th generation family-owned business in Eau Claire, WI that has grown to be the number one grower and processor of horseradish in the world. We provide farm-to-table mustards, sauces, and horseradish products to grocery stores, restaurants, and food service companies all over the country. Silver Spring is also a premier co-packer for well-known national and international brands who value our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, private label experience, and production capacity. Besides our great products, Silver Spring Foods is known for our great, inclusive, and appreciative work culture, opportunities for advancement, flexible work schedules, great compensation packages, and for being a nimble business that isn't dragged down by lots of red tape.Silver Spring Foods offers competitive wages along with a full benefit package, including $0 premiums for medical insurance! We also offer dental, vision, disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and a wellness reimbursement stipend; employees and their dependents get free access to near-site clinic on the first day of employment, tuition reimbursement program and much more!We are seeking a 2nd shift Production Group Lead to take key leadership role in our fast-growing production operations. You are passionate about quality optimization and know that the secret to success is a well-informed team that communicates with each other and works together to get the job done. You, in close collaboration with other team members, ensure we meet our production demands so that our customers get as much of our products and the other products we make when they need them. You are known for developing effective teams and your production expertise is put to good use as you share your knowledge help grow our team's capabilities. You pride yourself on recognizing issues before they negatively impact production and working to solve problems and find ways to improve operations.SUCCESS FACTORSPeople Management: Promoting teamwork and building strong teams is second nature to you. You walk the manufacturing lines regularly and you know your different team members because you understand how important it is to see what's happening on the floor and have a strong relationship with your colleagues to optimize production. Your close connections help the team achieve their goals. You're a coach and a manager, providing feedback, instruction, encouragement and kudos, modeling great leadership and inspiring positive behavior and comradery.Collaboration: You are known for your ability to collaborate with lots of different personalities and colleagues across the organization. You seek input of your team and other stakeholders before you make big decisions. You're a trusted advisor to many and a go-to problem solver when your attention is needed.Continuous Improvement: Your team keeps improving and optimizing even in the face of every changing conditions because they are suggesting and implementing material improvements to our operations.Daily Operation Support: Proper shift transitions & strong lines of communication between the different teams keep operations moving smoothly. You review all job orders and quickly determine priorities, staffing needs, and material requirements to ensure the team is meeting daily production goals. A stickler for detail, you ensure that safety, quality and maintenance procedures are followed and documented accurately, thoroughly and efficiently.. Requirements:Required:High School Diploma or GED equivalency2 years supervisory/ leadership experiencePassionate about producing quality productGreat computer skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to lift 60 pounds Preferred:3-5 years supervisory/leadership experience in a manufacturing settingSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesAbility to lead a diverse teamAttention to detailAble to prioritize effectively, setting own pace to ensure timely completion of duties with minimal supervisionMaintains highest degree of confidentialityPhysical, Mental and Visual Skills - Ability to perform physical work, exercising up to 60 lbs. of strength occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects - Standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing over obstacles, balancing, grasping, crouching, sitting. - Must hear well enough to converse on telephone, must see well enough to read reports - Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in English well enough to communicate effectively with supervisors and peersWorking ConditionsNormal manufacturing environment. Production line, indoors, noisy, wet/slippery floors at times. Potential exposure to equipment movement, chemical/solvent/ingredient hazards if proper safety procedures are not followed.By submitting your application you hereby certify that the facts set forth in the employment application are true and complete to the best of your knowledge.TO BE READ AND CONFIRMED BY APPLICANTI confirm that the information provided in this employment application (and accompanying resume, if any) is true and complete, and I understand that any false information or significant omissions may disqualify me from further consideration for employment, and may be justification for my dismissal from employment, if discovered at a later date. I agree to immediately notify the company if I should be convicted of a felony, or any crime involving dishonesty or a breach of trust while my job application is pending OR during my employment, if hired.I understand that consideration for employment in this position is contingent upon the results of a drug screen and reference & background check. I therefore authorize this company to investigate all statements made on my application for employment and to discuss the results of its investigations with those responsible for hiring. I further authorize the company to contact my current employer (except as previously noted), past employer(s), school, social media sites, any listed references or organizations named in this application form (and accompanying resume, if any) who can verify information. I give my consent for former employer(s) and any other contacted persons to respond to questions pertaining to information on this application. Further, I release from liability such persons, employers, or organizations contacted from any legal liability for providing information to the company.I am able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying (with or without reasonable accommodation. This statement is not designed to elicit information about an applicant's disability. Please do not provide information about the existence of a disability, particular accommodation, or whether accommodation is necessary. These issues may be addressed at a later stage to the extent permitted by law.If offered a job that requires it, I give permission for a job-related complete physical examination, & I consent to the release to the company, any medical information, as may be deemed necessary by the company in judging my capability to perform the essential functions of the work for which I am applying (with or without reasonable accommodation).I understand that if my employment is terminated by the company for dishonesty, breach of trust, or any criminal acts, the authorities may be notified & I may be criminally prosecuted. I also understand that, if hired, I may not hold other employment, or engage in sales, investments, or other activities that create a conflict of interest with the company.I understand that this application does not, by itself, create a contract of employment. I understand and agree that, if hired, my employment is for no definite period of time, and may, regardless of the date of payment of my wages or salary, be terminated at any time.

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