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Kayem Foods, Inc. Production Services in Chelsea, Massachusetts

Responsible for product quality, quantity and adherence to the schedule, as well as delivering product in a productive manner, delivering quality results. Fill in as Team Leader when needed: aiding supervisor in real time management of operations and to function as a surrogate supervisor in the supervisor absence.

Responsibilities include:

  • Visually inspect the product for any non- conforming areas, and set aside any non-conforming products.

  • Insure adequate quantities of product are supplied to fill orders.

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

  • Maintain knowledge of USDA and HACCP requirements.

  • Flexibility to do all jobs on the line through rotation.

  • Other duties as assigned/needed

  • Candidate will be crossed trained as Smoker, Cook Tanks, Massage Operator and Pickle/Injector positions.

Responsibilities of a Production services:

  • Conducts first piece inspection to ensure conformance to product specifications and schedule.

  • Conducts operational audits multiple times per shift to ensure good manufacturing practices (supply monitoring, temperature monitoring, product handling, employee hygiene, and process control).

  • Immediately sets aside non-conforming products and communicates all variance in product and process to the department Team Leader or Supervisor.

  • Responsible for the final inspection of each pallet, rack, or batch of product.

  • Provides input to Supervisor on mechanical, material, and staffing deviations, including start and stop times.

  • Fills in for each position in the department as needed to cover absences and breaks,

  • Maintains clean, sanitary, and safe work area and enforces safe work practices.

  • Must comply with OSHA, USDA and GMP requirements, including the completion of all production reports as required.

  • Other duties may be added and/or assigned as needed.