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Cook-Process Leadperson

Company: Lakeside Foods
Location: Racine
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Lakeside, we're committed to growing our company - and our people. When you join the Lakeside team, you'll become part of our family. Since 1887 we've produced a diverse line of canned and frozen foods. We sell our products through major retailers, food service distributors and national restaurant chains. We're driven to find new, innovative ways to serve our customers and our community. And there's a seat at the table for you.GENERAL SUMMARY:Monitors the cooking processes of canned product, as well as maintaining the cookers and related equipment. Performs maintenance & assigned utility dutiesas needed. Starts, Monitors, and Maintains cookers along with performing procedures associated with proper cooks. This includes timing of can flow, timing of cooker revolutions, mercury temps, pressure, cooker charts, and steam traps.PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs required repairs and the maintenance on cookers, and associated machinery and equipment during production and non-production periods. Corrects, reports, and documents any process deviation of still or overcook of product. Assists QA department in segregating affected product for release and disposal. Train production seasonal and/or full time employees in the proper, safe, and efficient operation of the machinery to which they are assigned. Responsible for supervising and monitoring seasonal labor to ensure job tasks are being completed in a safe manner. Must correct unsafe acts immediately. Handle minor personnel problems. Refer major problems to managers. Responsible for the major repair, maintenance, & installation of all machinery in the assigned area. Orders parts & supplies, and assists in the assessment of new machinery & equipment as needed. Estimate labor hours & materials for specific job, while being cost conscious of all aspects. Participates in special project teams as needed. In the off-season, needs to be involved in any number of maintenance activities including machine repair/overhaul, installation of new processing equipment, building walkways and work platforms, guarding, cleaning, painting, applying floor epoxy, etc. Read, Sign, and Adhere to the "Commitment to Safety at Lakeside Foods" policy. Notify Managers if any unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions are discovered. Must possess a complete set of tools for industrial maintenance. Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor. Maintain work area in a clean and secure manner. Must adhere to all Lakeside Foods policies and procedures.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Knowledge: A two year certificate from college or technical school; or three to five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.TEAMWORK AT LAKESIDE (TAL):Through individual and team efforts, enthusiastically work toward the continuous improvement of his/her job, work area, department and Lakeside as a whole. Fully participate in TAL by " Living" Lakeside's Standards of Conduct and being an active member of operational and project teams. By action and work, clearly and visibly demonstrate the spirit of teamwork, cooperation and respect for others in all business transactions and exchanges.IND1Lakeside Foods welcomes people of all backgrounds and the varied ideas they bring to the workplace. Being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer is part of our heritage and culture. We recruit, hire and promote employees based on qualifications and merit, without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, marital or veteran status.M/F/D/V

Keywords: Lakeside Foods, Racine , Cook-Process Leadperson, Hospitality & Tourism , Racine, Wisconsin

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