Production Lead

Location: GH Foods Riverside, CA


The production line lead directly supervises the employees on the production line.  They are responsible for the communication and proper execution of job assignments by means of training, placement of line workers, safety, and ensuring all productivity goals, company standards, and procedures are met.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all employees abide by company GMP’s.
  • Ensure production line has all required packaging and materials to maintain flow & reduce downtime.
  • Must have knowledge of all standard product rates & ensure line is meeting them.
  • Must be proactive in notifying mechanical issues to Maintenance.
  • Input Red Zone notifications when necessary.
  • Ensure safety & security for all employees.
  • Ensure quality and safety of the product by enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Thoroughly complete paperwork associated with job requirements.
  • Verifies label integrity & information.
  • Verifies full completion and accuracy of orders.
  • Pursues continuous improvement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Production Supervisor or Manager.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Responsibilities limited to scheduling and delegating tasks. Discipline, if necessary, will be handled by Production Supervisor or Manager.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Oral Communication – Speaks and understands so as to follow directions and get clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication – Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Adaptability – Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time. Works a schedule to ensure that warehouse goals and responsibilities are executed.  Follows company procedures when absent.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent organizational skills (oral and written) and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking and working under pressure.
  • Bilingual skills both oral and written.

Education/Experience Level, Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory type role preferred.
  • Previous experience handling food in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but un-involved written or oral instructions.

Computer Skills: None

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None

Other Skills and Abilities:

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

  • Cold working environment (approx. 37F)
  • Physical hazards of working in and about moving machinery.
  • Must be cognizant of body and limbs so as to not be too close to machinery.

Food Safety & Food Security Responsibilities:

All persons within the company have responsibilities to ensure that threats to the safety and security of our final product are minimized. Responsibilities for this position include;

  • Compliance with GH Foods’ Good Manufacturing Practices [GMPs]
  • Reporting any unauthorized persons in or about the facility as well as incidents of employee tampering to management.
  • Understanding basic concepts of food borne illness.
  • Comply with all food labeling requirements as determined by specific job within company.

Note to Recruiters and Third Party Placement Agencies:

Renaissance Food Group will not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any RFG employee. RFG will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Any unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of RFG and will be processed accordingly.

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