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Production Team Lead

Le Center, MN · Manufacturing
Production Team Lead

Opportunity Overview

Are you ready to elevate your career and be a part of creating the world's best desserts? Dessert Holdings partners with some of North America’s most iconic chains to bring people together to celebrate life’s sweetest moments!

Dessert Holdings is looking for a Production Team Lead to join our team based in Le Center, MnThis individual is responsible for overseeing a production area of between 8-16 individuals, and for producing safe and quality food following production standards on specific assignments within required time.

Shift Hours Monday-Thursday, Occasional Friday 4:45pm-3:15am

What are the responsibilities?
  • Coordinate department activities within a production area to ensure department and company production is met in a timely manner.
  • Maintain tracking of daily KPI’s and communicate progress to their team utilizing hour by hour boards.
  • Promptly communicates any potential outages or shortcomings to Supervisor.
  • Create daily action plan to achieve attainment goals and “win the day”.
  • Support autonomous maintenance through use of CID and CL standards.
  • Coordinate and participate in Continuous Improvement, Safety and Quality initiatives.
  • Ensure all required departmental checks are performed as required.
  • Ensure machine operator hand off sheets are fully completed.
  • Properly track and record downtime.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis / Investigations including but not limited to: Safety Incidents, Production Downtime, Food Safety/Quality, Food Waste issues.
  • Provide feedback for the creation of work procedures as they pertain to Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Promote Food Safety by following all standards.
  • Complete daily production records and reports.
  • Perform effective handoffs and communication at shift change with incoming Production Team Lead.
  • Ensure the correct inventory of supplies is present for the required jobs to be performed.
  • Must be able and willing to assume responsibility when supervisor is absent.
  • Train new employees including new Production Team Leads.
  • Ensures job rotation and breaks are done at regular intervals when necessary.
  • Must be able to operate, and in some cases assemble production equipment.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years of Manufacturing related leadership experience, preferably food production.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish or Somali(speaking/writing/ reading) preferred.
  • Resourceful and problem solving skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Self-motivated individual
About Dessert Holdings
Dessert Holdings is North America’s fastest-growing premium dessert company, recognized for providing retail and foodservice customers with chef-inspired, innovative desserts made with real ingredients, a flexible and low-cost supply chain, and best-in-class service. The company is a collection of premium dessert companies and brands:  Steven Charles, The Original Cakerie, Lawler’s Desserts, Atlanta Cheesecake Company, and Dianne’s Fine Desserts.  Dessert Holdings is owned by Bain Capital, employing more than 3,200 people across eight manufacturing facilities, and is continuing its journey of rapid growth.

EEO Statement
Dessert Holdings and its related entities provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or any other characteristics protected by law. 


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