Golden State Foods

Production Line Lead (All Shifts)

Location US-TX-Burleson
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The Line Lead is responsible for sustaining delivery of all key business results including: safety, quality, attainment, cost, OEE and yield. He or she is responsible for growing technical, leadership and work capabilities of associates while instilling ownership in operators for equipment & standard work processes.


  • Drive Daily Management Systems to deliver improved results every shift, every day
  • Own the Incident Elimination, Clean Inspect Lube (CIL) management, and Defect Handling DMS's
  • Ensure any safety / quality / food safety behavior & condition issues are resolved quickly
  • Own the scorecard, gap analysis, & action planning processes for the line
  • Drive effective operational reviews (shift hand-off, shiftly ops review, daily ops review)
  • Eliminate barriers for the line teams to achieve results and enroll support groups when necessary
  • Responsible for administration of people management systems (staffing, training, etc)
  • Communication - ensure the teams are receiving the right information
  • Drive Continuous Improvement of systems and results
  • Successful delivery of initiatives
  • Develop individual capability in Operator Driven Reliability (ODR) standard work processes
  • Using problem solving skills and root cause analysis to resolve and/or mitigate operational issues
  • Demonstrate the GSF Creed and Values



  • Leads up to 50 mostly hourly employees
  • Tour Leadership (Coaching team on standards execution)
  • Coach the teams on keeping the line at base condition
  • Department level system ownership (could also own a site level system)
  • Be a coach for the teams on the use of GPS (IWS) tools to solve problems (Why Why, Basic Problem Solving, etc.)
  • Escalate issues that need further attention properly

Demonstrate the GSF Creed and Values



Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering: Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical preferred.



2 years of relevant work experience in a food-manufacturing environment with lead or supervisory experience


Language Skills:

  • High level of reading comprehension
  • Ability to write detailed correspondence and documentation
  • Ability to use effective problem solving skills


Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to utilize complex mathematical formulas and ability to relate scientific theory to real world work processes


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment and/or clothing
  • Stand/walk 8 or more hours per day
  • Constantly twist/turn and talk/hear
  • Frequently squat, bend, reach, handle/finger, grip/grasp and use fine motor tasks
  • Occasionally lift up to 25 lbs from floor to shoulder level and carry 30 feet
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision


Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions:

  • Constantly work in damp, wet, humid and slippery environments
  • Constantly work near moving machinery
  • Constantly work in cold (35-40 degrees)
  • Constantly work in high noise levels requiring hearing protection



  • Bump cap, hair net, safety glasses, hearing protection, and smock.
  • Rubber and cotton gloves.
  • Knowledge of equipment on the production line you are responsible for
  • Advanced level of computer skills


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