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Production Team Leader on 1st shift $15.00 per hour.

Newburyport, MA


                To properly perform the essential functions of the Team Leader  to ensure product,  and proper production flow.


  • Providing training and guidance to assistants, case packers, and depanners
  • Coordinating the slicing, depanning and casing activities in the department
  • Actively participates in Continuous Improvement projects and processes
  • Monitors micro-breaks and job rotations
  • Ensuring and overseeing employee breaks occur in a timely manner
  • Assisting supervisor in maintaining production rates to the line
  • Must be able to complete all DSI transactions
  • Overseeing finishing process of all designated products to the line(s)
  • Overseeing the identification of boxes, cases, and circles to the appropriate product
  • Overseeing depanning, slicing, finishing, and packing of products
  • Overseeing documentation of hourly metal detection claims
  • Ensuring proper use of weight chart
  • Daily set up of all line equipment including test run all equipment prior to start up
  • Ensuring proper yield tracking quality and packing of products
  • Finishing product (including frosting, weighing, and applying ingredients; slicing)
  • Setting up machines
  • Ensuring QA signs at Start up and that lines start on time
  • Taking temperature of products to be processed and pulled from the freezer, including blast freezer rotation
  • Must be able to complete daily production reports and corresponding paperwork, and be able and willing to assume responsibility of department when supervisor is absent
  • Making sure boards are filled out in a timely manner
  • Maintaining a clean, safe, and sanitary work area
  • Participate in the  yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions
  • Must adhere to the plant’s policies.
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ability to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, and divide)
  • Ability to do overhead lifting and bending
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Possessing excellent listening and comprehension skills
  • Possessing good eye-hand coordination
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to perform job duties at a pace that is consistent with the pace set by the Supervisor
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills including the ability to work productively and consistently with others
  • Familiarity with OSHA standards
Dianne's Fine Desserts is an equal opportunity employer
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