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Position Title:Process Centerline Lead - Plover Appetizer

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 7406 



About McCain: McCain Foods is proud to be a family and values-driven company. Our values are integral to our culture, helping to shape how we operate, how we work together and the choices we make. They are a big part of what makes us unique. McCain Foods opened their first production facility in their hometown of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada. McCain Foods quickly established itself within the Canadian marketplace and then began a journey to become the world's largest manufacturer of frozen French fries and potato specialties.


McCain products can be found in thousands of restaurants and supermarket freezers around the world. In addition to fries, McCain also produces other foods, including appetizers, oven meals, vegetables and juice for both the retail and foodservice industries.


Why You Should Join Our Team:

McCain offers full benefits including health, vision, and dental insurance. In addition, we offer other benefits including:

$600 Hiring & Retention Bonus 



Adoption Assistance

Infertility Assistance

Education Reimbursement Assistance

Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

McCain Food’s Appetizer facility in Plover, WI is a large-scale food processing plant manufacturing a wide variety of specialty appetizer products including mozzarella sticks, cheese curds, and other appetizers. Employing approximately 200 employees, there are many opportunities to advance and grow while making fun food!

Position Summary:


The Process Centerline Lead is responsible for establishing process centerlines targets for equipment in assigned area. Assists in the development, coordination, and delivery of department training. Performs work as assigned to include vacation coverage as back-up for Supervisor. 




Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead and assist with various production projects.


  • Responsible for updating certification/re-certification training materials initially and as processes and equipment change.


  • Backfill supervisory positions and department positions, as directed.


  • Ensure that operator requirements and trainings are consistent on all operating shifts.


  • Conduct certification/re-certification training with the assistance of SME.


  • Assist in coordinating the orientation and training of new employees in appropriate manufacturing processes.


  • Provide recommendations and support for improving operational capabilities to all departments.


  • Assist with the development and training of new processes implemented in production.


  • Follow proper GMP and safety guidelines.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associate degree in Operations or related field preferred.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Possess above average mechanical aptitude.
  • Possess working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, PowerPoint preferred.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to analyze data and draw logical conclusions with minimal guidance, and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Strong ability to work independently or/and with others.
  • Ability to work /train on all operating shifts dividing time equally among all shifts.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing setting operating machinery preferred.
  • Working knowledge of batter/breading and/or packaging processes.
  • Knowledge of sanitation on designated equipment.
  • Maintain equipment re-certification as required.



Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of McCain and each of its establishments to select and employ the best qualified personnel in all facilities and at all locations, to provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including upgrading, promotion and training and to administer these activities in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, non-job related disability or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Manufacturing

Location(s): Plover || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Plover || US - United States of America : Wisconsin : Wisconsin Rapids  

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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