Leprino Foods Senior Processing Supervisor in Fort Morgan, Colorado
Leprino Foods’ history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve our daring vision, we’re looking for the secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?
Within our Fort Morgan, CO manufacturing facility, we are seeking a highly qualified Senior Processing Supervisor on our Cheese production team to continue moving our organization to even larger levels of food quality, safety, and production efficiencies. We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it's why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate.
As a member on our processing team; you will be responsible for freezing and packaging mozzarella string cheese and QLC product lines.
Use your natural leadership ability daily to build, lead, mentor, develop, and grow highly functioning teams of Processing Supervisors and hourly individuals. In this senior position you will be responsible for training supervisors and all new team members in food safety, personal safety, GMPs, SQF requirements, CCPs, and sanitation procedures.
Will you turn your passion into impact? At Leprino we are dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish millions of families around the world. It's a big responsibility and we hope you're up for it.
The senior supervisor must understand cheese quality standards (i.e. melt characteristics), mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot equipment problems, SOPs, GMPs, safe work practices and accounting and inventory systems.
Accept a challenging environment where solving problems, continuous learning, and a high technical aptitude is the norm, not the exception. Take ownership of your career – it’s yours to grow if you’re willing to put the work in.
Be humble, inquisitive, patient, collaborative, tenacious, and resilient - the DNA of a Leprino employee.
Offering You In Return:
Real career stability, leadership experience, and an ever-learning environment in our state-of-the-art operations. You will play a leading part with the most technologically advanced dairy foods company in the nation. Our proprietary processing technologies are almost a decade ahead of even our closest competitors.
The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. Leprino couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our ultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit, incentives, and our annual Profit Sharing plan – Leprino hires to retire.
A chance to reside in sunny Fort Morgan, Colorado: 300 days of clear blue skies, and located just 80 miles northeast of Denver; the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all its outdoor wonders.
You Have (Minimum Qualifications):
A Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Dairy Science, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline.
Four (4) years of previous experience as a supervisor, superintendent, or manager in a food, beverage, chemical, or pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
The ability to perform shift work in a 24/7 operational plant (the milk never stops coming).
We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):
- A Master’s in Food or Dairy Science, Food Technology, or Chemical Engineering including six (6) years as a production supervisor in a dairy manufacturing facility (cheese, whey, cream, or dried dairy).
“The culture of Leprino Foods is built by a family of passionate employees who believe in what they do, who understand the value of teamwork and understand that no one person is greater than the other.” – Steve, Colorado Plant Manager
Requisition ID: 2018-2926
External Company Name: Leprino Foods Company
External Company URL: http://www.leprinofoods.com
Street: 2400 East Beaver Avenue