Lecoq Cuisine Corp

Production Team Lead

Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States   |   30+ days ago

Job Description

  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded by Eric Lecoq in 1991, we are the preeminent manufacturer of fine French pastries in the US.

Intense focus on innovation, investment in state-of-the-art equipment, and an uncompromising commitment to the highest quality in ingredients, together with artisanal know-how and respect for tradition, are the secrets to the creation of our exquisite pastries.

Our amazing people's inspiration and dedication are what brings it all together. Their enthusiasm for the product and commitment to delivering the very best French pastries translates into an unforgettable experience for your taste buds.

The same principles of quality, high standards, and precision are found throughout the organization in everything we do. If you have a passion for excellence, an innovative mind, and pride for things well done, we'd love to meet you.

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to support the Production Manager/Supervisor to achieve production goals and objectives. This is a working position relative to a specific production station.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensures all employees are fully trained on policies, procedures, machinery, and equipment.
  • Monitors plant safety and reports any and all issues to management in a timely manner.
  • Directs team on assignments, tasks and responsibilities.
  • Identifies, alerts, and communicates any issues pertaining to food quality and food safety (HACCP) problems to Production Supervisor.
  • Participates in all production work as directed by supervisor
  • Performs periodic quality audit checks, documents and reports issues to supervisor.
  • May develop and propose improvement to policies, programs, and procedures to improve the internal effectives of the production staff.
  • Ensures work area is clean, organized and safe per Company standards.
  • Assists Manager with the disciplinary process.
  • Assists Manager with training, development, and performance feedback of all assigned personnel in a timely, effective and proactive manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma and/or a minimum of 1-2 years related experience in production environment or any combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to achieve production goals and objectives.
  • Basic Math and English skills are preferred.
  • Able to assist with the progressive disciplinary process including termination.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with employees, supervisors, etc.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is required.
  • Attention to detail. Ability to work independently juggling multiple tasks.
  • Forklift certification may be required depending upon assignment.

Additional Information

While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving parts and a cold environment area typically (36-70°F) and (-20°F) when entering the cooler, which may vary according to the assignment. The noise level is usually moderate to high. You'll wear clean, protective clothing and a hairnet. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals and/or allergens. Work hours will typically be 8-12 hour shifts which can include days, nights and weekends.

Lecoq Cuisine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.