Smokehouse/Cutdown Lead - 3rd Shift


: $91,253.33 - $140,380.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing

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Now Hiring Smokehouse/Cutdown Lead
Kent, WA

Oberto Snacks, Inc., known for our high quality and delicious meat snacks are currently hiring at our Kent, Washington manufacturing facility.
The 3rd Shift Smokehouse/Cutdown Lead is responsible for directing and monitoring overall activities in a specific work area or department.

  • Directs employees work so that it is executed in a safe, accurate and productive manner and in accordance with State and Federal regulations including our company policies.
  • Be a resource to employees for basic questions or concerns.
  • Direct room and machine set up to ensure efficient and on-time starts and changeovers.
  • Consistently delivers high focus on service and schedule adherence.
  • Direct resources and make tactical decisions for daily and weekly planning to help improve plant equipment effectiveness and reduce waste within operations with a cost awareness of OEE and labor hours.
  • Lead communication at start of shift, weekly and for updates to the team.
  • Provide coaching, training and guidance on how best to meet performance standards.
  • Monitor department and shift to meet all quality, SSOP, GMP, HACCP and food safety standards.
  • Communicate production, quality or safety issues that require Supervisor level authority or above, or that have created 5 minutes of downtime, to expedite a solution.
  • Participate in shift change meetings to communicate outstanding schedule, production, equipment, food safety or safety issues.
  • Spend 95% of time on the production floor.
  • Have a working knowledge of all jobs in area of responsibility and be able to step in to run equipment/machine to fill in for employee absences.
  • Recognize and reward employee performance and support a culture that promotes engagement, fun and achievement of exceptional results.
SCHEDULE: Position is 3rd shift, 8 hours/shift with overtime required during peak summer/fall production.
  • 1-2 years production/processing experience preferred
  • 1-2 years lead experience preferred
ABOUT OBERTO: We offers a creative environment filled with other talented people. We are committed to rewarding our teammates for their hard work, enthusiasm and professional excellence. Company perks include:
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Quarterly performance incentive
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • Employee stock program.
  • Excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, short term and long term disability and life insurance.
TO APPLY: Go to to see the full job description and apply for the position. Please include a resume with your application. Oberto Snacks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at (253) ###-####.

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