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Arkansas City, KS 67005
Refrigeration Lead Non Exempt Arkansas City, KS, US Requisition ID: 1031 JOB SUMMARY Refrigeration Lead will direct the daily activities of and work directly with refrigeration technicians within an assigned area. They will be responsible for being an example to other Team Members using a continuous improvement mentality and will work to perpetuate a “Creekstone Proud” culture through attitude and actions. They are additionally responsible for maintaining plant equipment to supply maximum available uptime for production while ensuring the safest work environment possible. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: HACCP/Food Safety/GMP Understand and adhere to all HACCP, food safety, and GMP guidelines and policies Maintain a clean and organized work environment Safety Understand and enforce all Creekstone Farms PSM, IIAR, EPA and OSHA safety requirements. Be knowledgeable of all emergency evacuation routes and evacuation procedures Attend documented monthly PSM meetings as directed by the PSM Supervisor Successfully complete and maintain required safety training Participate in incident investigations Administrative Skills Monitor and participate in operations in assigned areas During the absence of the Refrigeration Superintendent, the Lead fills in for the Superintendent Give guidance, support and professional development to technicians Assist in scheduling of work according to priorities and direction from the Superintendent Ensure that all techs properly use the warehouse processes Work with Refrigeration Superintendent, to develop needed training for all techs Assist in managing daily shift downtime reconciliation/action items Ensure every position in area of responsibility is properly staffed at the start of each shift Manage team members break times to ensure rotations are followed and time is not exceeded Follow the plant’s continuous improvement process and plan All other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 2 years of industrial refrigeration experience 1 year experience with high pressure boilers, HVAC experience preferred Excellent organizational and time management skills Ability to present concepts, concerns, and questions in a thoughtful, positive, and professional manner Ability to foster an atmosphere of teamwork and respect Able to work productively and independently Clear communication skills – verbally and in written form Ability to coach and develop others into becoming a better employee Leadership skills such as conflict resolution, encouraging others and inspiring excellence Ability to take direction humbly and collaborate in order to define and pursue team goals A positive outlook and attitude in taking initiative and problem solving, unprompted INTERNAL APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS *Have completed at least 90 days in current position.