Dean Foods

  • Production Coordinator

    Job Locations US-PA-Schuylkill Haven
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Manufacturing & Production
    High School or Equivalent
    Relocation Assistance
  • Lehigh Valley Dairy has an opportunity for a THIRD SHIFT, hourly PPRODUCTION coordinator to support our Management Team at our milk/fluid beverage manufacturing location  We need someone who can multi-task with strong attention to detail and strong computer skills.  This is NOT a clerical only/admin position.  This person must utilize computer skills, but must ALSO be willing and able to walk the production floor and refrigerated warehouse for product, run sheets, check loads, inventory, etc.  Must be able to interact well with front line employees and supervisors.  This is a position to learn the business and help the flow from raw receiving, production/bottling to truck load out.  Must be comfortable in all environments.  As needed, may fill in for production or cooler supervisors.

    Job Description & Requirements

    • Works closely with Operations team to maintain Production reports, Production files and other documents.
    • Assists Production Manager with current projects and serves as backup to Document Control and Resupply Coordinator.
    • Follows all safety procedures as stated in GMP, safety standards, plant rules, and code of ethics.
    • Organizes daily Production paperwork including palletizer reports, downtime sheets, operator logs, and put up sheets.
    • Compiles necessary data from paperwork and produces daily Production reports.
    • Inspects all data for discrepancies. If any are found, investigates immediately with the appropriate supervisor(s).
    • Inputs Production data from Production reports into Volume Tracker database, daily gap meeting agenda, Process Tracker, and OEE tracker.
    • Writes and sends out Production recap emails to appropriate managers and supervisors.
    • Prepares and compiles necessary reports for requested audits.
    • Assists Production team with temporary projects.*Maintains and updates file documentation room.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
    • 1 year  related experience required.
    • Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word.
    • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of initiative.
    • Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays.
    • Be able to effectively work in a team environment.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background and criminal checks).

    EEO Statement

    Dean Foods considers marijuana (including medical marijuana) to be an illegal drug. Dean Foods will rescind offers of employment to applicants who test positive for marijuana (unless restricted from doing so by state or local law). Dean Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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