Team Lead Technician

Adecco is assisting our client who is an international leader in the food industry.  They are looking for a temp-to-hire or a direct hire candidate to work in their Fairfield plant.  The right candidate will have previous experience and knowledge in production within the food industry.  Please see below for details. 


Salary Range - $20.50 to $24.50 per hour


Essential Functions

  • Lead and drive a production team to meet and exceed the required production metrics as well as provide quality products to the customer
  • Perform quality checks on each machine and product before production begins
  • Train and develop employees to execute work at the highest level
  • Report on daily production, down time, and maintenance issues
  • Report and provide feedback to management on team members (job performance issues, needed disciplinary actions, etc.)
  • Operate all batching, filling and packaging equipment
  • Perform duties of Compounder when needed.
  • Lead & Organize changeovers for all machines
  • Process inventory moves and adjustments in Oracle
  • Troubleshoot and perform low level maintenance on all machines
  • Accurately follow processes and procedures as they relate to production, safety, customer specifications, etc.
  • Read and comprehend specifications, process instructions, safety and production procedures, etc. as provided by the company and client’s customers.
  • Apply math skills in the daily operation and adjustment of processes.
  • Follow all processes, procedures and trainings as required per standing client policies and practices.
  • Follow all policies and procedures as directed by the company.
  • Maintain a clean, organized work area.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to progress to the next job level in the department



Skills, Abilities and Other Requirements:


  • Proven ability to read, comprehend and write in English is essential.
  • Be able to communicate and transfer knowledge effectively
  • Demonstrated Mechanical Skills and abilities
  • Basic math skills are essential.
  • Must be able to effectively use an RF Gun.
  • Efficiently set up equipment, clean and sanitation timely, and train others
  • Successful completion of basic computer use training, training on the system and processes related to the company and the position and be able to transfer this knowledge to others.
  • Basic PLC operator interface experience.
  • Troubleshoot, identify, and repair low level issues that contribute effect efficiencies and output
  • Prior production line machinery operation.
  • Lift truck license (fork lift driving certification and experience.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 100 pounds with assistance.


Education/Experience (minimum requirements/equivalent): High School Diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: May involve moderate to heavy work in various environments. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, lift heavy objects and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. Client promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

  • Apply with Adecco

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