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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Lead Person - Third Shift -Dryers-$1,500 Sign on Bonus



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We have the honor and responsibility of working in food – a critical infrastructure industry during this time of global crisis. We are working around the clock to keep inventory flowing to our retailers and to help feed the world. We are hiring at many of our manufacturing facilities…this is a great opportunity for those who are now available due to hours being cut at their regular job or being sent home from college temporarily.

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.

POSITION SUMMARY: Lead Person is responsible for working with the department supervisor. S/he will train new and existing personnel, help ensure a safe work environment and assign work tasks to department personnel.


  • Assists in training of all processing and production personnel in assigned department. Assists supervisor in updating training for existing personnel whenever equipment changes are instituted, or new procedures are implemented.
  • Helps ensure a safe work environment for all personnel.
  • Helps ensure employees comply with food safety standards and GMPs as established by Michael Foods, Inc.
  • Works with supervisor(s) to help maintain sanitation standards of facility.
  • Assigns work tasks to department personnel.
  • Assists with safety audits.
  • Helps maintain control records related to processing, including but not limited to production records and safety inspections.
  • Maintains effective working relationship between members of department and other areas.
  • Continually monitors lines for quality product and notifies all appropriate personnel if discrepancy is found.
  • Follows all HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) guidelines.
  • Follows SOP (Sanitation Operating Procedures), SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures) and assists with keeping records updated
  • Follows USDA and FDA regulations and guidelines.
  • Monitors processing equipment on a continual basis to maintain proper production standards.
  • Reports and fills out notifications for maintenance issues as they relate to productivity, food safety, quality and human safety.
  • Encourages suggestions from employees to improve productivity, quality or control cost of production.
  • Maintains accurate downtime records and daily shift report of all equipment in assigned area.
  • Accurately and timely completes daily paperwork, SAP (System Applications Product in Data Processing),PEB and Bill of Lading as needed.
  • Adheres to safe work practices, follows GMP’s, maintains sanitary conditions and ensures that product quality is maintained. Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Must obtain forklift and pallet jack operator license.
  • Complete and maintain current First Aid/CPR training.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime, alternate shift and weekends as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.
  • Must have effective English communication skills. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English.
  • Must have effective leadership skills including being organized, self-motivated, willing to learn, willing and able to effectively train and share information.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must have basic computer skills (excel, word, etc)
  • Ability to analyze problems and find solutions.
  • Previous forklift and/or pallet jack experience desired.
  • Qualifications


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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