Date: 21 Nov 2023

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Job description

Immediate Hiring for Manufacturing Leads at Glanbia Performance Nutrition!

Hourly Pay: $24.00/hour with $3.00/hour shift differential in a temperature-controlled environment with opportunities to promote from within!


Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, FSA, HSA, Life & Disability Insurance, and 6% 401K match!


Monday through Friday set schedule!
Evening shifts with Shift differential pay!

  • 3rd Shift: 10:00pm – 6:30am with $3.00/hour shift differential pay!


When you join our manufacturing team, you will enjoy the chance to develop your career and stretch your skills in an environment that requires innovation, initiative, and teamwork!


What you’ll do:

Responsible for leading, training, and organizing work activities for a team to be successful in their job duties.


Every day, you can expect to:

  • Understand and follow all Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) and HACCP procedures
  • 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
  • Responsible for the completion of daily/monthly production/shipping/receiving reports.
  • 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):  lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves
  • Communicate effectively and lead a team of operations employees
  • Trouble-shoot issues before making adjustments on the machines after training is completed
  • Use Continuous Improvement methods to help solve issues (Why-Why, SMED)
  • Organize break times, changeovers, call-offs, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To thrive in this role, you must have:

  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • Required 1 year of food environment or consumer product experience
  • Required 2 years of manufacturing/distribution experience
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English fluently
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all employees inclusive management
    • Knowledge of or familiar with GMP’s/HACCP
    • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • 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
  • Knowledge of batch recording and material handling procedures
  • Ability to recommend corrective actions
  • Basic math skills


Preferred qualifications:

  • Preferred 6 months of previous lead experience
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot processes preferred.
  • Experience using WMS or ERP system with RF scanning a plus


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