Packaging Team Lead 3rd Shift


Sheboygan Falls, WI, US

Shift:  Third Shift
Requisition ID:  50681

At Johnsonville, we use our business to build our people. If you're passionate about making a difference, we want you to help make our products, our processes, our communities and each other better. Wisconsin-based Johnsonville is the No. 1 national sausage brand enjoyed in 45 countries. Founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Stayer, our company is 3,000 members strong and remains privately owned today. Come join our family-owned company!

Johnsonville Sausage Job Posting

Packaging Team Lead

3rd Shift


Hours: 9:00pm – 7:00am, Sunday-Thursday (Overtime as production demands)



  • Coach Members on 3rd Shift to deliver continuous improvement in the areas of safety, food safety/quality, cost of goods manufactured, customer service, Member development and BPTW.
  • Learn and understand the RTE Operations of Meadowside; train and coach Members on the process and provide rotation and break support to Members.Be responsible for the performance, productivity and efficient utilization of resources.
  • Create an environment that ensures Member involvement and implementation of programs, ideas, and guidelines that ensure fairness to all Members and improve Member morale and work life.
  • Ensure appropriate Coaches/Members are kept informed of all problems, issues, and events that could affect safety, food safety/quality, cost, customer service, Member development and BPTW.
  • Ensure a safe, helpful, Team atmosphere, which promotes continuous improvement among team Members.
  • Participate/facilitate in daily Tailgate meetings.
  • Participate in projects.
  • Be responsible for the crewing and scheduling of members as well as verifying timecards for accuracy



  • A minimum 3 years of proven leadership ability and knowledge


Skills and Competencies

  • Work experiences that demonstrate the Johnsonville’s Supporting Values, i.e., We Live Up to Our Promises, We Coach Because We Care, We Work as a Team, We Win as a Team, We Help Our Customers Become Great, We Learn For Life.
  • Work experiences that demonstrate the Johnsonville’s Supporting Values, i.e., Integrity, Innovation, Appreciation, Humility, Respect, Caring, Ownership, Trust, Candor.
  • Knowledgeable in regulatory compliance (safety, HACCP, GMP and USDA).
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Demonstrated desire to learn, grow and take on increasing responsibility.
  • Demonstrate experience in providing positive feedback and coaching Members on performance improvement and Member Development.  Proven experience holding others accountable to performance expectations.
  • A minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience in a food manufacturing environment, preferably in USDA facilities is preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate and demonstrate teamwork performance to maintain World Class Results.
  • Create a Personal Development Commitment (PDC) to help you achieve future development goals.
  • Experience scheduling Members to meet production and the Member’s needs preferred
  • Experience performing annual Member performance reviews preferred
  • Ability to properly use computer programs such as SAP, Excel, Access, Kronos, etc.
  • Demonstrate experience setting KPI goals and reporting out on KPI results.


Other Requirements:

  • External Candidates Only:  Ability to pass a pre-employment, post offer drug screen, physical and background check.



Meadowside-Sheboygan Falls, WI 

Positions Available:


Member Status:

Full Time, Hourly


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Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Johnsonville, LLC performs pre-employment, post offer drug screens, physicals and background checks for all external manufacturing candidates.

We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment.. M/F/Vet/Disability

Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country.  We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.