Lead Shift Operator
Read and understand production schedule, customer orders, and shipping orders. Instruct and train others on shift to determine hay to be moved, gathered, and distributed.
Unload hay trucks and load containers for distribution.
Make sure staff performs daily inspections and basic maintenance, provide instruction on these responsibilities when needed.
Ensure accurate records are maintained on amounts of hay brought to press and amounts processed each shift.
Documentation of shipments as needed.
Responsible to restack rejected hay as instructed.
Keep work area clean.
Instruct and document weekly team safety meetings.
Assist management with Key Metrics and see that goals are achieved focusing on Product Safety Industry Standards, training hours, team work, and customer satisfaction.
Shutdown and properly secure equipment upon completion of assigned task.
Other duties as assigned by Operations Manager and/or Plant Manager.
Experience with Forklift, Telehandler, Trucks, Hydraulics. Must be able to be Forklift/Telehandler certified.
Farming or agriculture background a plus.
Must be able to communicate with others effectively orally and in writing, must understand English.
Must be detail oriented, committed to product quality without jeopardizing safety.
Ability or organize work and set priorities to meet deadlines.
Ability to read, understand and follow safety and company policies.
Knowledge of appropriate emergency protocols.
Ability to remain calm in the event of an emergency.
High school education or equivalent.
Six months of related experience or training, or combination of education and experience.
Valid driver’s license with good record.
Bilingual; Spanish & English
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