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Lead, 2nd shift

Date: Nov 8, 2022

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

      Essential Functions:

  • Ensure employee of the team practice safe work habits and follow safety rules
  • Ensure that policies and procedures of that department are being followed in a consistent manner
  • Report Safety, Quality, or Maintenance issues to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Lead the department when the supervisor is absent and able to make decisions for that day
  • Effectively communicate with other departments
  • Know, Understand, Perform all job functions within the department
  • Perform daily audits in the assigned department covering Safety, Quality, and Department Specific Duties
  • Promote team building (from shift to shift and cross –functional teams across departments)
  • Training
    • Train all employees on their specific job duties (proper documentation recorded)
    • Organize and complete the required monthly training using the EHS Training System (Alchemy)
    • Update procedures and SOP’s (new and existing documents)
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):  N95 Respirator, lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   Basic information of the position

  • Able to facilitate a work team
  • Advanced knowledge of GMP/HACCP
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing/Food industry/Warehouse
  • Computer experience
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Able to coordinate and schedule shift meetings (department and cross-functional)
    • Able to document detailed reports about the department
    • Able to communicate details through email including pictures
    • Able to navigate through the EHS Training System (Alchemy), EHS Incident  Reporting System, and SAP System when required
  • Have excellent communication skills (reading, writing, speaking in English)
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management
    • Ability to clearly communicate with all types of employees


Decision Making/ Problem Solving: Give at least 3 examples of the types of decisions this job will typically make without higher level approval.

  • Able to trouble shoot and inform their supervisor about suggestions on improvements
  • Use Continuous Improvement methods to help solve issues (Why-Why, SMED)
  • Organize break times, changeovers, call offs, etc.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous Line Lead experience preferred or written Supervisor recommendation


Physical Demands:

The work is classified as Medium Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept. of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)


Lifting Demands: 

  • Lift up to 55 lbs. on a frequent basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist.
  • Lift up to 30 lbs. on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder.
  • Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 10 ft.
  • Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up 2 stairs.


Postural Demands:

  • Standing - Continuous
  • Walking - Continuous
  • Bending/stooping – Frequent
  • Stair climbing – Occasional


Work Environment:

  • Work with known allergens – Frequent
    • Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut  
  • Work with powders – Continuous


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago