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Processing Crew Lead 3rd Shift

Company: Vital Farms
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Finding the right place to grow your career isn't (over) easy, so we're here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you'll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the "way things have always been done." Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you're into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you'll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!
Compensation:$18 + $1 shift diff for 3rd shift lead90-day wage increase after successful introductory period.Semi-annual wage increases and performance reviewsWhat You'll Do as a Processing Crew Lead

  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedule
  • Must be able to work Monday-Friday 10:00pm-6:30am.
  • Set daily / weekly / monthly objectives and communicate to employees
  • Lead and develop operators, creating equipment and system ownership
  • Work directly with shift supervisors and managers to regulate production and meet goals
  • Evaluate job performance of operators
  • Ensure all personnel safety and food safety procedures are followed rigorously
  • Drive continuous improvement of waste elimination
  • Anticipate problems and make quick decisions under time pressure
  • Must be able to perform all jobs on the lines and be able to coach others in work
  • Lead daily direction setting meetings when required
  • Provide verbal and/or written recommendations to supervisor concerning problems or issuesWhat You Bring to the Table
    • Able to frequently lift and / or move up to 40 pounds
    • Able to work safely in an environment where regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
    • Able to work safely in an environment when exposed to wet conditions
    • Able to be certified to operate a forklift or pallet jack
    • Able to perform quality / procedural checks as well as operate equipment
    • Proven experience in leadership / supervisory roles
    • Strong people skills and ability to deal with all levels of employee and management groups, both on site and remote
    • Demonstrate strong accountability, consistency and follow-through skills
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Must be able to speak, read and write in English for safety reasons
    • Have knowledge of sets up, operations, adjustments to equipment or machinery
    • Proficient computer knowledge: Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and designated inventory systems
    • Strong planning and organizing, problem solving, math, and communication skills; verbal and written
    • Strong critical thinking skills
    • You're no hero - You know the power of teamwork and celebrate the work of others before your own.
    • You give a sh*t - You believe in acting like an owner and making Vital Farms a place to be proud of.
    • You raise the standards - You know growth can be hard, but you strive to improve yourself and others each day.
    • You can walk in someone else's boots - You seek to understand other's viewpoints and think that you get to better answers by sitting on the same side of the table.
    • You don't walk on eggshells - You're not afraid to leave the bullsh*t behind and have honest conversations.What's in it for You:
      • Great pay & benefits
      • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, and life
      • 4-hour PTO accrual every paycheck
      • 3% 401k contribution starting on day 1
      • Employee referral bonus
      • Weekly crew lunch & snacks
      • Dedication to your safety at work
      • Free eggs, butter & ghee
      • Friends & family discounts
      • Fun team swag
      • Air-conditioned facility with lots of natural light
      • Be part of a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table
      • Work in a mission-focused environment alongside passionate colleagues .Vital Farms is a Certified B Corp that sources and markets delicious, high-quality, ethically-sourced egg and dairy products nationwide. We started on a single family-farm in Austin, TX in 2007, with 20 Rhode Island hens and a drive to raise the standards in sustainable agriculture. Today Vital Farms THE leading producer of pasture raised eggs, partnering with more than 200 family farms, and selling into over 13,000 grocery stores around the country. We believe that a healthy bottom line is the result of healthy business practices, and we care deeply about supporting all our stakeholders. This includes our crew, our consumers, our retailers, and of course our happy hens and contented cows. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to "bring ethically produced food to the table," we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Vital Farms, Springfield , Processing Crew Lead 3rd Shift, Other , Springfield, Missouri

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