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Truck Driver OTR

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At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

Job Summary: To operate commercial motor vehicle to transport freight in inters or intra state commerce between terminals and relay stations or from home terminal to distant point(s) and return.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

·  Inspect vehicle and required parts and accessories to determine safe operating condition prior to departure

· Check shipping papers to determine nature of load and any special hazards, and check load itself and methods of securing it

· Operate vehicle in compliance with company rules and all applicable state and federal regulations, and in accordance with accepted principles of safe driving

· Deliver freight to consignees

· Pick up freight as required

· Load and unload freight as required

· Collect freight charges as instructed

· Perform other related work as required

· The brakes of highway trucks shall be set and wheel chocks placed under the rear wheels to prevent the trucks from rolling while they are boarded with powered industrial trucks.

· Report all accidents, incidents of equipment damage involving driver or company equipment

· Maintain trip records as required

· Maintain for compliance with state and federal regulations including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records, etc.

· Proper use and care of all equipment assigned to him/her for the performance of his/her duties.

· Reports promptly any delays that will affect pick up or delivery appointments.

Job Requirements

· Class A CDL

· 2-years of OTR driving experience

· Verifiable Previous 5-years Employment History

· Clean MVR

· DOT Qualifications

· Complete a required DOT physical

· Driver must be able to sit for extended periods of time in a truck tractor.

· Driver must be able to walk, bend, reach, push, pull, stoop, squat, and climb, as necessary, to perform vehicle inspections.

Truck Driver (OTR)

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

Job Summary:

To operate commercial motor vehicle to transport freight in inters or intra state commerce between terminals and relay stations or from home terminal to distant point(s) and return.

Team driver earn .25 after probation .33 per mile

Single driver earn .41 after probation.50 per mile

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect vehicle and required parts and accessories to determine safe operating condition prior to departure
  • Check shipping papers to determine nature of load and any special hazards, and check load itself and methods of securing it
  • Operate vehicle in compliance with company rules and all applicable state and federal regulations, and in accordance with accepted principles of safe driving
  • Deliver freight to consignees
  • Pick up freight as required
  • Load and unload freight as required
  • Collect freight charges as instructed
  • Perform other related work as required
  • The brakes of highway trucks shall be set and wheel chocks placed under the rear wheels to prevent the trucks from rolling while they are boarded with powered industrial trucks.
  • Report all accidents, incidents of equipment damage involving driver or company equipment
  • Maintain trip records as required
  • Maintain for compliance with state and federal regulations including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records, etc.
  • Proper use and care of all equipment assigned to him/her for the performance of his/her duties.
  • Reports promptly any delays that will affect pick up or delivery appointments.

Job Requirements:

  • Class A CDL
  • 2-years of OTR driving experience
  • Verifiable Previous 5-years Employment History
  • Clean MVR
  • DOT Qualifications
  • Complete a required DOT physical
  • Driver must be able to sit for extended periods of time in a truck tractor.
  • Driver must be able to walk, bend, reach, push, pull, stoop, squat, and climb, as necessary, to perform vehicle inspections.

2nd Shift Production Supervisor

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

Summary

The 2nd Shift Production Supervisor is responsible for working with interdisciplinary teams to achieve established goals and objectives. Through team work and collaboration, develops long-term objectives while staying focused on the vision, focuses on results that impact the success of the company, develops and implements solutions to operational and customer needs and builds high performing teams.

Responsibilities

  • Direct the daily activities in the above mentioned areas in order to cost effectively complete the production schedules and other work as defined by Scheduling and the Plant Superintendent.
  • Identify the training needs of the employees in the area, and provide resources to accomplish needed training.
  • Maintain a detailed knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and product standards as they apply to the products and processes in the assigned area. Make decisions and/or involve the Superintendent or other management personnel regarding in-process product judgments in order to assure product quality.
  • Assure timely and appropriate response to USDA concerns in the assigned areas.
  • Cooperate with Process Improvement, Technical Services and Purchasing in the design and execution of R&D and Process Improvement tests, and project activity.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum five years of supervisory experience in production management or other operations related activity. Food industry experience strongly desired.
  • Manufacturing process oriented with the ability to identify relevant process details.
  • Proven ability to build high performing teams.
  • Capable of driving for the achievement of business results.
  • Desire to grow and move up within the organization and ultimately transfer to other locations as needed.
  • Must be open to working 2nd shift.
  • Willingness to travel to other locations across the organization as needed.
  • Strong Computer Skills including Microsoft Office and other business systems.

Senior Manager, Category Management & Shopper Insights

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

Summary – Newly Created Position

The Senior Manager, Category Management and Shopper Insights will ensure end to end focus on the consumer to shopper path to purchase. This role will be the resident expert on category management best practices, shopper insights, and fact-based selling so that Land O’Frost can strategically partner with retailers to deliver volume, market share, and profit targets.

Success Factors:

  • Champion category and shopper strategies in alignment with organizational goals to manage overall performance.
  • Methodically develop plans to achieve short- and long-term goals by evaluating near-term and long-term plans.
  • Drive overall strategic agenda by accurately scoping and securing resources needed to accomplish projects.
  • Demonstrate high expectations in executing category and shopper management strategies and driving initiatives by building/managing Category Management and Shopper Insights team accountability for achieving intended outcomes.
  • Identify and act on opportunities for continuous improvement to developing and implementing specific category business plans to achieve high growth results.
  • Communicate category and shopper strategies to Brand Marketing/Sales Leadership and cross-functional teams to ensure business expectations are being met.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • At least (5) years of work experience preferred in Category Management, Shopper Insights and/or Business Analytics.
  • Strong working knowledge of syndicated data (e.g. IRI and/or Nielsen).
  • Deep understanding of retailers’ shopper behavior and go to market strategies.

Quality Assurance Manager

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

Summary

The Quality Manager is responsible for building a culture of Quality at the plant through partnerships with plant management and cross functional teams to drive process improvements to meet departmental metrics and company objectives. The manager must maintain and improve all components of the plant Quality Management System (QMS), including the management of third party audits.

Quality, Consumer and Customer focus will be an integral part of the Quality Manager’s responsibility to sustain the delivery of high-quality products. Utilizing root cause analysis, Quality management tools, and establishing preventive measures will be critical to success. Listening and understanding the “voice of the consumer” will be supported through data analysis and anticipating needs. The Quality Manager will create winning solutions for the customer and Land O’Frost.

The Quality Manager will lead by example providing leadership, coaching and mentorship to the technical support staff and plant management team. This person will build networks by promoting collaboration across disciplines, departments, functions and levels to influence business growth and success.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years of experience in Quality Management preferred.
  • Technical knowledge of Quality principles, food safety, meatscience and regulatory requirements.
  • SQF/BRC experience preferred.
  • Project management skills – Capable of working on and managing multiple high priority projects.
  • Demonstrated understanding of process control methods and application of preventative practices.

RN Plant Nurse

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity

The Plant Nurse provides medical care, delivers safety and health training and coordinates wellness activities. The Plant Nurse will build relationships with the associates through coaching and monitoring on the floor, use their experience and passion for health and wellness through developing programs, faciliting wellness fairs and activities, and partnering with 3rd party vendors, audit and ensure associates are using personal protective equipment and following safety guidelines. The Plant Nurse will conduct drug and alcohol screening for new hires and for active associates, serve on the Plant Ergonomics Team, and work closely with the Environmental Health and Safety Manager and plant management team on improving safety outcomes. Full-time or part-time status is open for discussion.

Responsibilities

  • Provide first aid and follow-up care to associates with physical complaints and assess the need for internal treatment, or whether an employee needs outside medical attention for work-related and personal medical conditions.
  • Coordinate wellness activities such as flu shots, tetanus shots, wellness education, wellness fairs, wellness coaching, education on generic vs. brand name drugs and education on network vs.non-network doctors or hospitals.
  • Ensure compliance with Land O’Frost, Inc. Hearing Conservation Program, including hearing test follow-up with Audiologist or M.D. as required.
  • Maintain all OSHA recordkeeping.
  • Develop and communicate training schedules with Department Supervisors or Managers.
  • Facilitate EHS policies and procedures to management and hourly employees through training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the EHS Manager or EHS Director.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Illinois in good standing.
  • Must be fluent in conversational speaking/writing in English/Spanish.
  • Ability to conduct safety and health training.
  • Must be a certified trainer for CPR/First Aid/AED within six months of employment.
  • Must be computer literate and proficient using Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must be available to work other shifts or flexible with hours as required.

Food Safety Manager

Company

At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.

The Opportunity

The Food Safety Manager implements and manages process control systems and preventative actions in food safety area. Manages HACCP and Regulatory compliance issues. This includes food safety issues that are controlled by SSOP, HACCP or other pre-requisite programs. Develops employees through education, training, monitoring, and mentoring.

Responsibilities:

  • Improving operations to deliver safe, quality food to consumers.
  • Ensure Regulatory Compliance to meet food safety objectives. (USDA)
  • Implements and manages process control systems and preventative actions in food safety area.
  • Responsible for maintenance and continuous improvement of SSOP plan, including employee training and reporting of SSOP violations and deviations.
  • Manages the following programs, Listeria Prevention and Control, Pest Control, and Allergen.
  • General Microbiology ensuring that all procedures associated with micro sample collection and analysis are developed and maintained.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Project management skills – capable of working on and managing multiple high priority projects.
  • Technical knowledge of food safety, food science, and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of process control methods and application of preventative practices.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Food Safety Management required.

Maintenance Technician

Summary

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance repairs to processing and packaging equipment.

Qualifications

  • Electrical troubleshooting experience required.
  • Ability to interpret electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics required.
  • Ability to interpret mechanical blueprints and related data required.
  • Ammonia Refrigeration experience preferred.
  • Tig welding/fabricating experience preferred.
  • Job-related experience in boiler and plumbing applications preferred.