Pouching Assistant Team Lead

Date: 26 May 2023

Location: US

Company: Glanbia

Pouching Lead


Job Summary

Responsible for assisting with leadership in the manufacturing floor on a daily basis ensuring Standard Operating Procedures, cGMP, Safety and Quality processes are always followed.   

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for leading and motivating all the shift employees within the team.
  • Assists Production Supervisor with hands-on training of all manufacturing personnel.
  • In charge of the operation of the pouching machine.
  • Monitors tools and cleaning supplies to ensure production employees have what they need to perform their jobs.
  • Monitors personal protective equipment use, ensuring all employees are working safe and following all safety rules.
  • Monitors proper use of moving equipment while product is in transit including Fork Lifts and pallet jacks.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Experience Required:

  • At least two years of manufacturing experience working as part of a team in a Manufacturing environment or assisting in a Lead type role.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Working knowledge and ability to operate all blenders and equipment to include packaging, milling and cleaning equipment is preferred.
  • Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form as well as allergen products.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to include overtime and weekends with very short notice.
  • Will be required to become a technical matter expert for all manufacturing processes, safety and quality in order to train employees and make observations/corrections as needed.

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Clear command of the English language both verbal and in writing.
  • Basic computer skills including e-mail Excel and Word.

Typical environmental conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.
  • May be exposed to ingredients that may cause allergic reactions and may be exposed to various allergen ingredients.


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.