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Kayem Foods, Inc. Production Services in Chelsea, Massachusetts

Responsible for aiding supervisor in real-time management of operations. In absence of supervisor, Team Leader is responsible for maintaining the flow of production. This position covers the skinless casing side of the Kitchen. The Team Leader ensures that the product is made properly, in the correct quantities, and at the correct time asper the customers’ specifications.


  • Inspect all products for any non-conforming items before leaving the department.

  • Correct non-conforming items or hold product and notify supervisor.

  • Assist new employees and trainees in learning correct methods and procedures.

  • Coordinate personnel to staff lines to productivity standards.

  • Start lines on time and after every break.

  • Coordinate lines to most efficiently meet scheduled deadlines.

  • Produce to scheduled quantities.

  • Provide constructive guidance to employees on correct methods and procedures.

  • Ensure production crews produce product when needed.

  • Communicate to the supervisor on mechanical, material, and personnel proficiencies and deficiencies in a timely manner.

  • Enforce all safety rules and procedures (i.e. lock-out/tag-out, personal protective equipment, etc.)

  • Maintain clean, sanitary and safe work practices, tools and area.

  • Fill out all required paperwork as requested.

(Additions and changes will be made as deemed necessary.)

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to have working knowledge of processing equipment operation, processing specifications, and labeling requirements. Individual must also have basic knowledge of mathematics and calculations relating to the production. Must be fluent in English and be able to fill out paper work like productivity reports and other miscellaneous paper work.