Agropur, Inc.
  • Production
  • Le Sueur, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability and 401(k)

Agropur is currently looking for a Cheese Packaging Lead at it's Le Sueur Cheese Plant located in Le Sueur, MN.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures the proper packaging materials are being used.
  • Correctly setting up machinery for production.
  • Checks labels prior to production for correct information.
  • Ensuring that Operators follow all Standard Operation Procedures, Master Sanitation Schedules and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Making sure Operators are operating the packaging machinery in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Inspects machinery and product contact equipment to ensure that it is clean and sanitary.
  • Insists on the use of proper Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Reporting any issues to a Supervisor when necessary.  
  • Rotating Operators out for breaks without affecting production.
  • Communicating with Warehouse personnel to keep product and packaging supplies moving efficiently.


Technical Competencies: 

  • Computer literate.
  • Able to properly document information legibly onto the production and master sanitation log sheets.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow all Standard Operating Procedures and Master Sanitation Schedules.
  • Knowledge of FDA and HAACP.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1-3 years lead experience preferred

Non-technical Competencies: 

  • Attentive to detail and can multitask effectively.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to communicate and document work.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.

Work Conditions: 

  • Occasionally move up to 40 pounds during 12 hour shifts.
  • Seldom move up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Able to stand and move about work stations in a manufacturing environment for up to 12 hours.
  • Frequently work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level.
  • Capable of moving up and down stairs.
  • Responsible for working assigned shifts on time and may be called on to fill in other shifts as needed.
  • Availability to work weekends (including Saturday and Sunday) and mandatory overtime as needed.
  • Able to work with chemicals.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Break times ar egiven to employees that work over 8 hours with break time varying based on production.

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