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Variety Pack Production Team Leader - Afternoon Shift

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Location: Fort Worth, TX, United States
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You already LOVE us and the SNACKS WE MAKE!

Chips, Cookies, Crackers, Wafers, Cheese Curls, Popcorn, Tortilla Chips... yeah, we make them ALL! Shearer's is the company behind all your favorite snack brands.

We have over 5,000 associates in 14 state-of-the-art manufacturing and warehouse sites in North America that produce over 800 million pounds of snacks per year. Did you know that we buy 20% of all the potatoes grown in the US? WOW!

And we know what you're can I get my hands on some free goodies? Our team members can take home free snacks!

Variety Pack Production Team Lead- Fort Worth, TX

Bilingual Preferred

Afternoon Shift 3pm-11pm Monday-Friday

Pay Rate - $23.00 an hour plus $0.75 Shift Differential

Your seat at the table

The Variety Pack Lead will assist the Supervisor in the daily operations of the department. The Lead is required to become proficient in and be expected to support and deliver against all areas of the department where critical leadership is deemed a necessity. This would include but is not limited to having sound knowledge of Safety, department rules, GMP's, FDA, Quality and technical skills relative to Variety Pack and equipment. The Lead is responsible for meeting or exceeding Quality, Safety, and Production goals. The Lead is recognized as an extension of the Supervisor and is expected to act accordingly in a professional manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • This is a working coordinator/lead role and will set up and work in the Variety Pack area as needed to meet production/logistics demand.
  • Ensure safe work practices are utilized, initiate and implement safety improvements.
  • Maintain clean work areas, ensure GMP compliance in area.
  • Support and train team members as needed to perform their daily job duties.
  • Coordinate team's daily activities to meet production requirements.
  • Must be capable of providing front line troubleshooting of equipment and process issues, properly elevating concerns and issues to leadership team.
  • Support and train team members as needed to perform their daily functions and works with Supervisors to build an effective team environment.
  • Organize all line cleanup and change over activities.
  • Perform root cause analysis on production issues, noncompliance events and safety incidents/near misses
  • Perform other related duties as requested.


  • Verify case labels match product specification.
  • Verify code dates match the bag and label
  • Check quality of product before packaging
  • Package to specification
  • Drive for zero mistakes.
  • Palletize product according to specification

What you bring to the table

  • Three (3) years of applicable leadership experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Ability to escalate challenges to appropriate level(s) of leadership effectively.
  • Be flexible and available to interact and connect with team members at all levels in the organization.
  • Demonstrate proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Display the ability to multi-task and be effective in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially when interacting with staff, suppliers, and community partners.
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules to include weekends and overtime when needed.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequently required to stand, lift, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Regularly lift and /or move up to 25+ pounds
  • Repetitive bending while lifting boxes
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to be on their feet for twelve (8+) hours, to keep up with a fast and repetitious pace.

  • Regular exposure to noise levels that may require use of ear protection


  • Safety Mindset - Create a safety and health workplace; make Safety & Wellness a priority. Look out for the safety of others around him/her.
  • Ability to teach and mentor other employees in the same position.
  • Demonstrates, and always drives and communicates sense of urgency.
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and trouble shoot equipment issues.
  • Highly developed people and communications skills.
  • Demonstrates core values: Respect, teamwork, giving back.
  • Demonstrates positivity and possesses a "can do" attitude.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Communicates and manages time effectively.
  • Language Skills - Must be able to read, understand and effectively communicate to team members in immediate area.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple instructions.
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with occasional variables.
  • Attention to Detail - Must be able to follow standard work instructions

We offer a variety pack of benefits after just 30 days:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate. Paid Time Off (PTO) is available after 90 days.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer's, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is your invitation to apply now!

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