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Lead Production- Lawrence Plant

Company: The Hershey Company
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Lawrence, KS

We are mixing up something new in Lawrence, KS! Are you ready to be a part of something new? Pretzels, Inc is now a part of Hershey Salty Snacks! Join us and help with making great tasting snacks and a wonderful workplace environment.


  • Starting at $24.75/hr
  • Overnight shifts have $2/hr shift differential
  • Sign-on Bonus totaling $2,000 for eligible candidates

    Total Rewards:
    • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision) Starting Day 1
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan - with generous company match
    • Paid Time Off

      • Night shiftavailable
      • 12 hourshifts (6pm-6am)
      • Working 3-4 days/week (One week: Sun, Wed, ThursNext week:Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat). This is a 2-2-3 schedule (2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off rotation)

        Candidate Process:

        Please note - communication will be through phone, email, and text. Ensure you have access to a valid email address

        • Qualified applicants will receive a phone call to schedule an onsite interview
        • Post Offer Background Check, Drug screen, and Physical required

          The Production Relief Lead is responsible for training of employees, assisting supervisors, and providing supervision in the absence of a Production Supervisor.

          • Follow all SOPs and SSOPs to keep consistent product quality
          • Fill out all required paperwork accurately and timely
          • Lead and direct the team on the task to be met each day
          • Coach new hourly employees on important aspects of the business (quality, safety, sanitation, productivity)
          • Follow all FDA health and OSHA safety regulations
          • Maintain good attendance and set example for the team to do the same
          • Setup the line and team for success each day and assist with production line as necessary
          • Achieve production targets
          • Ensure the team is working safely
          • Measure pretzels to go in correct bag sizes and ensure that weights, seals, and box counts are accurate and up to standard
          • Ensure that any equipment malfunction is immediately reported and fixed
          • Ensure the area is clean and sanitized correctly and up to standard at the end of each shift
          • Assist Supervisor in tracking attendance and timely arrival of employees in your work area
          • Perform daily quality inspections throughout the plant in all areas (processing, packaging, shipping, warehouse)
          • Be a self-starter; ability to work independently as well as with other personnel and management
          • Other duties as assigned

            • Prior experience in the food industry
            • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
            • Organized with attention to detail
            • Understanding of OSHA requirements
            • Understanding of safety programs
            • Certified for fork trucks and stock picker
            • Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kan Ban, FIFO, Min Max (preferred)
            • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
            • Occasionally lift up to/and or move up to 50 pounds

              Nearest Major Market: Lawrence

Keywords: The Hershey Company, Lawrence , Lead Production- Lawrence Plant, Professions , Lawrence, Kansas

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