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Company: Lamb Weston
Location: Boardman, OR
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Food, Beverage


Job Description Summary

Oversee the shift operations that include packaging, sanitation, maintenance, QA and warehouse to meet plant goals.

Job Description

  • Observe and monitor shift safety practices; coach and mentor team members to ensure employee compliance, reduce risks and hazards, as well as comply with policies and procedures.
  • Product / Packaging Quality leadership in coordination with QA Leads and Technicians to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Observe and monitor shift production in order to assist operators in identifying and solving problems.  Have a positive impact on throughput for all production lines.
  • Actively participate in, and lead continuous improvement efforts.  Identify and implement improvement ideas.
  • Aggressively apply lean manufacturing methods to solve operational problems.  Help others learn and apply lean manufacturing methods.
  • Provide input to the development of equipment, position and systems training standards.  Assist with training standard reviews and implementation. Become a qualified signer on primary and auxiliary equipment normally operated by your crew.
  • Demonstrate exceptional paperwork accuracy. 
  • Maintain production throughput (attainment) of 100% of current standard or better on all production lines qualified.
  • Maintain a first-pass quality rate of 99.6% or better.
  • Assist with implementation of new equipment.  Attend pre-installation training and checkout.  Participate in new equipment evaluation, testing and start up. 
  • Openly exhibit the plant operating principles of Safety, Quality and then Production.  Set the example through the Ways We Lead; IE - Positive Intent, Recognition and Follow Up - through your own actions and interactions with others.  Lead by example to bring out the best behavior in others around you.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal in English; bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Skills in teamwork and communication including leadership, problem solving and flexibility.
  • Minimum two years of experience working in a manufacturing/food processing/packaging facility with an emphasis in machine operations.
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills with the ability to diagnose problems and recommend cost-effective solutions.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and delegate assignments.

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