Sr. Production Supervisor (Cheese) at Leprino Foods in Fort Morgan, Colorado

Posted in Manufacturing 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Leprino Foods

Leprino Foods Company supports a drug-free workplace and is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Sr. Production Supervisor (Cheese)

US-CO-Fort Morgan

Job ID: 2020-6241
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Production Operations

Fort Morgan


Leprino Foods, the dairy industry’s best-kept secret has been a family-owned and Denver-based company since 1950. We hold a couple of titles including the nation’s largest cheese company and also the world’s largest producer of mozzarella; the most popular cheese used on pizzas throughout the globe. From three individuals in a small cheese shop in the early 1950s, we have grown to over 4,300 employees throughout our 13 global locations earning more than $3 billion in annual revenue.


We Ask Of You To:

  • Provide leadership, direction, and professional development for up to four production supervisors.
  • Supervise the daily shift operations of the Department to ensure production standards, quality parameters, safety procedures, and department business plan goals are met.
  • Work effectively with the maintenance team to minimize production downtime and ensure preventative maintenance is performed on schedule.
  • Responsible for monitoring the total production process including continual monitoring of the total product flow, equipment, process methodology, mechanical repair work orders, on-the-job training of employees, writing and developing standard operating procedures (SOP), product quality, product yields and safety excellence.

We Offer You in Return:

  • Competitive salaries with equally competitive performance bonuses and relocation packages!
  • 401(k) along with a lucrative annual Profit Sharing plan – We hire to retire!
  • Tuition reimbursement, award recognitions, merit increases, and outstanding health/dental/vision benefits.


You Have (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree including four years as a supervisor in a manufacturing environment who is ready to take on the next step in their careers!
  • Working knowledge of production processes, 5S program, and lean manufacturing and quality control techniques.
  • Proficient computer knowledge, with familiarity or ability to learn SAP or similar integrated manufacturing system.
  • Previous experience as a leader of leaders.

We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree in a food science, food technology, or dairy science field of study.
  • Experience in the manufacturing of dried dairy, whey, or cheese products.