Packaging Line Lead (Sign-on Bonus)

4 months ago
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Chelten House – The Business 
Chelten House Products, Inc. is a fourth-generation, family-owned, food industry manufacturer, with facilities in New Jersey and Nevada, that is an industry leader known to be the total solution for food companies requiring private label, value-added quality sauces and dressings.  Chelten House is widely recognized for its all natural and organic expertise and our commitment to creating and manufacturing the finest tasting pasta sauces, salad dressings, salsas, ketchups, mustards and host of other sauces and blends.  We continually use the highest standards of Quality and Safety with the sole purpose of serving our customers with products that provide a value.

Chelten House – The People
The Chelten House Team radiates our commitment to our customers, demonstrated in our dedication to high-quality service and to high-level team work.  Every team member contributes to our success with their “can-do" attitude, positive demeanor and their untiring work ethic to get the job done and get the job done well.  We have a passion to be the best and actively demonstrating a genuine consideration for the work that we do, the customers we serve and the co-workers we work with every day.  Our ultimate goal is to be the best business partner for everyone we come in contact with.


  • Report ahead of line staff to ensure organized start or transition of shift
  • Read and sign broken glass policy. Follow the procedures.
  • Conduct the Pre-Operational Line Meeting with your assigned production lineReview and assure the completion of Pre-Op Inspection Sheets
  • Debrief the employees assigned to your line on the production schedule for the day
  • Address any safety concerns for the day
  • Ensure the required quality checks are completed by line personnel as required by their position
  • Ensure the required packaging items have been supplied to the production line
  • If required, be present and confirm all filler temperature verification checks with the filler operator when needed
  • In the event, that you are relieving the filler operator when a temperature check is required, please ensure that a Production Supervisor is present during the temperature check verification step
  • Serve as the central communication point for the Production Management team for your assigned production line
  • Per the Line Issue Response Hierarchy, address any issues with the production line to the appropriate party/partiesEnsure that the proper response has been received for any issues that arise during production
  • Elevate issues to next level when appropriate
  • Facilitate the break process for your assigned production line while still maintaining listed priorities
  • Follow Job Description, Job Safety Analysis and Standard Operating Procedure for any position that you are relieving
  • Responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the production line area
  • Other duties as assigned that will promote safety, teamwork, or company initiatives
  • Direct and verify break schedules are executed in a timely manner
  • Communicate directly with other departments (Warehouse, Kitchen, Maintenance, Quality) to ensure smooth production flow with a focus on line efficiency, safety and quality
  • Raise any issues that could affect normal production execution to the Production Supervisor
  • Ensure all samples are collected and returned to the Quality department promptly by the end of shift
  • Motivate and develop line operator abilities to ensure continual development of team members' skills


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1 year of Manufacturing Experience
  • Warehouse, Manufacturing or other Assembly Line Experience
  • Familiarity with Food GMP Requirements
  • Punctual and Reliably Available to Attend Work
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift 25 lbs periodically
  • Must be able to handle and should not be affected by exposure to the following allergens: Milk, Eggs, Mustard, Peanuts, Seafood, Sesame, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat or Sulfites.


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