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Production Lead - Edgerton Plant

Posted Date:  Jun 8, 2024
Requisition Number:  121677



Dot's Pretzels is currently hiring Production Leads in our Edgerton, KS facility. The lead position is an hourly position in a fast-paced production environment. The position is responsible for maintaining a team environment, tracking accurate packaging and mixing storage of food products, cleaning the work area, following all health and safety regulations, and other assigned duties.

Current open position are on the A Shift - Week 1, Sun-Tues 5a-5p, Week 2,Sun-Wed 5a-5p and the C Shift - Week 1, Sun-Tue 5p-5a, Week 2, Sun-Wed 5p-5a. Please attach a resume with your application to be considered for this position.  



· Starting pay is $24.75 with potential of earning up to $26.75 for eligible shifts

· Sign-on Bonus totaling $2000 for eligible candidates

· Overtime Potential!


Total Rewards

· Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision)—Starting Day 1

· 401(k) Retirement Plan – with generous company match



· Day shifts available- 12 hr shifts.

· Schedule assignment is determined by plant needs and confirmed during an interview.


Candidate Process: 

Please note-communications will be through phone, email and text. Ensure you have access to a valid email

  • Qualified applicants will receive a phone call to schedule an onsite interview
  • Post-Offer Background Check required
  • Drug Screen required

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees production area in the absence of Production Supervisor.
  • Observes and adjusts product flow and process flow to ensure that production standards are met.
  • Check quality and identify any damaged or defective product.
  • Evaluate quality of ingredients and finished product.
  • Coordinate and manage staff and other resources to meet production deadlines and standards.
  • Assist with employee schedules to maintain adequate staffing levels to complete production goals.
  • Relieve operators and other employees when needed.
  • Train and monitor all shift employees to ensure that proper production, GMP’s and Safety guidelines are followed.
  • Complete special projects as assigned with the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Make decisions and react quickly to problems.
  • Lead and give direction to employees in the plant.
  • Complete all reports and turn in all paperwork in a timely manner daily.
  • Attend all safety meetings and follows proper safety procedures
  • Follow all good manufacturing practices as set up by the company policy.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates accountability for his/her own performance.
  • Strong understanding of production equipment processes, understanding of plant GMP’s and Safety guidelines.
  • Treat others with respect in all circumstances.
  • Enjoys making a significant contribution to the overall team.
  • Develops the greatest possible trust in our Company based on how he/she conducts his/herself each and every day.
  • Demonstrates the utmost in character and integrity in everything he/she does.
  • Must possess the ability to effectively communicate verbally, in front of small to large groups, and in writing.
  • Have the ability to creatively apply experience, and common sense for processes and training.
  • Must be willing to train and drive a forklift.






The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans

If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact the HR Service Center (

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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