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HPP High Pressure Processing + Packaging Department Supervisor
Salary To be discussed
Schedule Full Time
Location 253 Millplace PWKY, Verona, Virginia 24482, United States
Cuisine Mediterranean

HPP High Pressure Processing + Packaging Department Supervisor


Description

Company Profile: 
At CAVA Foods, we love what we do, and we manufacture every dip and spread to be as fulfilling as the last. At our manufacturing center we are looking for fanatics in food, who take pride in our products and are ready to ensure every retail partner and restaurant receives products that uphold the high-quality standards of our brand  

 
We foster a culture built on five core values: 

  • Generosity First, Always: We lead with kindness. Our best work happens when we act in service of others. 
  • Constant Curiosity: We are eager to learn, grow, and explore beyond the obvious. 
  • Act with Agility: We welcome change; it’s the only constant. We embrace, adjust, adapt. 
  • Passion for Positivity: We greet each day with warmth and possibility. 
  • Collective Ambition: We have high aspirations that are achieved when we work together with a shared purpose. 

 

The Title: 

HPP and Packaging Supervisor 

 
The Role: 
As the HPP (High-Pressure-Processing) and Packaging Supervisor you will lead departmental operations.  The HPP and Packaging Department is responsible for High Pressure Processing and packing products for our restaurants and for grocery storesYour work will consist of ensuring your department, team, and equipment are operating and functioning correctly and efficiently. You will lead the set up the HPP and packaging lines, production equipment, operate packaging equipment including unloaders, packaging machines, labeling machines, and datersas well as end-of-shift sanitation and cleaning activities. You will follow company work orders and procedures to ensure production consistency and you will be responsible for all departmental documentationYou will demonstrate and emphasize strong quality and food safety standards, training team members as required. You will also coordinate with team members and departments to ensure timely and efficient production. In short, you will be responsible for your entire HPP and packaging department, the team functions and all departmental documentationYou will serve as a positive example for your entire team and report directly to the Production Manager       

  

What You’ll Do: 

  • Review weekly and daily production schedules and plan accordingly with the Production Manager and team members. Lead daily production huddles. 
  • Lead the proper setup of the HPP & Packaging area, including filling and conveying equipment, HPP machine and automation systems, various pack, case, and label stations, and prepare equipment for scheduled production work orders. 
  • Demonstrate proficient operation of packaging, package handling, lidding, labeling, casing, and palletizing equipment, including form-fill-seal machines, product conveyors, case forming/sealing and product inspection equipment and train others as required. 
  • Operate High-Pressure-Processing equipment and automation system including properly inputting product recipes and traceability documentation, monitoring food safety & quality control points, ensuring safe operations and monitoring upstream and downstream packaging activities. 
  • Direct and transport raw materials and finished goods between the warehouse and packaging area using a manual or electric pallet jack. 
  • Visually inspect packaged products and ensure all products are properly labeled and packaged. Work with department supervisor and managers to correct deficiencies. 
  • Lead general sanitation activities, including breakdown of various packaging stations, following product changeovers and at the end of the production shift.   
  • Effectively lead a team and departmental operations to ensure timely and efficient production.  Embrace collective ambition. 
  • Prepare and review documentation (written or digital) as required for food safety, quality, and production tracking activities. Train others in best practices. 
  • Adhere to and demonstrate to team members all safety guidelines (both personnel and food safety-related) and Good Manufacturing Practices.    
  • Identify and promptly report product, processing, documentation and employee performance issues to the management team. 
  • Report potentially unsafe working or equipment conditions and work with the management team to correct deficiencies.   
  • Embrace continuous improvement.  
  • Lead teams to accomplish priorities and initiatives with the impact for the guest in mind 
  • Effectively communicate goals, priorities, and action items to direct reports; actively give feedback on progress updates 
  • Conduct impactful and meaningful DE&I conversations within team and organization 
  • Create opportunities for Team Members to grow in their roles and progress into higher roles in the organization 
  • Execute effective decision-making skills to led team to succeed 
  • Oversee innovative solutions proposed by direct reports 
  • Maintain emotional stability in stressful situations; lead by example for how our team should handle adversity 
  • Abide by policies and procedures that support the service mindset 
  • Manage timeline expectations within and across teams, deliver on our responsibilities accordingly 
  • Earn the trust of Team Members and Managers by consistently embracing CAVA’s values 
  • Show discipline in bringing consistent performance, communication, and attitude to the job every day 
  • Actively contribute to your department in order to complete tasks and meet company goals 
  • Recognize the emotional stake each Team Member has in personal and organizational success of this business 

 

The Qualifications: 

  • 4-5 years food processing/packaging experience. 
  • 4+ years’ experience operating food processing/packaging equipment, including xRay, checkweighers, conveyor systems, case erection & sealing, labeling and automation systems. HPP experience preferred.  
  • 3-4 years' experience leading teams and operations  
  • You must be able to begin work by 6:30am Monday Through Thursday.   
  • We target 4 days and 40 hours. Overtime as needed. 
  • You must demonstrate proper clock management and maintain a strong attendance. 
  • You must be able to read and follow packaging instructions and procedures to ensure the products are properly packaged. 
  • You must be able to lead and effectively work and communicate with others. 
  • You must maintain close concentration and visual attention to assigned tasks. 
  • You must be willing and able to follow instructions. 
  • You must have competent English verbal and written language skills. 
  • You must have competent math skills. 
  • You must be competent with smart phones, tablets, and email. 
  • You must maintain a respectful workplace by ensuring effective communication among all team members within the department and with other departments. 
  • You must help foster collaboration. 
  • You must set a positive example for all team members. 
  • You must understand and support the company goals and hierarchy. 

  

Physical Requirements: 

  • Physical dexterity, ability to lift up to 45lbsand push/pull rolling bowls, carts, and containers. 
  • The ability to work in varied environmental conditions (dry, cold) 
  • The ability to stand and work on your feet for up to 3 hours at a time. 
  • Ability to communicate with others and exchange information accurately and effectively. 
  • Ability to squat, kneel, bend and twist 
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner 
Allergens: We prepare products with milk and sesame containing ingredientsTeam members must be able to work with these ingredients.  

 

What we offer: 

  • Weekly pay! 
  • A regular shift and a 4-day work week (rarely extended to 5 days)  
  • Competitive starting pay  
  • Paid Sick Leave, Community Leave, and Voting Leave 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!  
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution   
  • 6 Free Cava Meal Cards, for food at the Cava Grills, every two weeks 
  • Free finished (8 & 16oz) products (Hummus, Tzatziki, Crazy Feta, Roasted Eggplant, Harissa, etc.) 
  • Casual, focused, and positive work environment  
  • The opportunity to learn about food safety, food manufacturing, and equipment operation  

  

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept” 

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law. 

Company Profile: 
At CAVA Foods, we love what we do, and we manufacture every dip and spread to be as fulfilling as the last. At our manufacturing center we are looking for fanatics in food, who take pride in our products and are ready to ensure every retail partner and restaurant receives products that uphold the high-quality standards of our brand  

 
We foster a culture built on five core values: 

  • Generosity First, Always: We lead with kindness. Our best work happens when we act in service of others. 
  • Constant Curiosity: We are eager to learn, grow, and explore beyond the obvious. 
  • Act with Agility: We welcome change; it’s the only constant. We embrace, adjust, adapt. 
  • Passion for Positivity: We greet each day with warmth and possibility. 
  • Collective Ambition: We have high aspirations that are achieved when we work together with a shared purpose. 

 

The Title: 

HPP and Packaging Supervisor 

 
The Role: 
As the HPP (High-Pressure-Processing) and Packaging Supervisor you will lead departmental operations.  The HPP and Packaging Department is responsible for High Pressure Processing and packing products for our restaurants and for grocery storesYour work will consist of ensuring your department, team, and equipment are operating and functioning correctly and efficiently. You will lead the set up the HPP and packaging lines, production equipment, operate packaging equipment including unloaders, packaging machines, labeling machines, and datersas well as end-of-shift sanitation and cleaning activities. You will follow company work orders and procedures to ensure production consistency and you will be responsible for all departmental documentationYou will demonstrate and emphasize strong quality and food safety standards, training team members as required. You will also coordinate with team members and departments to ensure timely and efficient production. In short, you will be responsible for your entire HPP and packaging department, the team functions and all departmental documentationYou will serve as a positive example for your entire team and report directly to the Production Manager       

  

What You’ll Do: 

  • Review weekly and daily production schedules and plan accordingly with the Production Manager and team members. Lead daily production huddles. 
  • Lead the proper setup of the HPP & Packaging area, including filling and conveying equipment, HPP machine and automation systems, various pack, case, and label stations, and prepare equipment for scheduled production work orders. 
  • Demonstrate proficient operation of packaging, package handling, lidding, labeling, casing, and palletizing equipment, including form-fill-seal machines, product conveyors, case forming/sealing and product inspection equipment and train others as required. 
  • Operate High-Pressure-Processing equipment and automation system including properly inputting product recipes and traceability documentation, monitoring food safety & quality control points, ensuring safe operations and monitoring upstream and downstream packaging activities. 
  • Direct and transport raw materials and finished goods between the warehouse and packaging area using a manual or electric pallet jack. 
  • Visually inspect packaged products and ensure all products are properly labeled and packaged. Work with department supervisor and managers to correct deficiencies. 
  • Lead general sanitation activities, including breakdown of various packaging stations, following product changeovers and at the end of the production shift.   
  • Effectively lead a team and departmental operations to ensure timely and efficient production.  Embrace collective ambition. 
  • Prepare and review documentation (written or digital) as required for food safety, quality, and production tracking activities. Train others in best practices. 
  • Adhere to and demonstrate to team members all safety guidelines (both personnel and food safety-related) and Good Manufacturing Practices.    
  • Identify and promptly report product, processing, documentation and employee performance issues to the management team. 
  • Report potentially unsafe working or equipment conditions and work with the management team to correct deficiencies.   
  • Embrace continuous improvement.  
  • Lead teams to accomplish priorities and initiatives with the impact for the guest in mind 
  • Effectively communicate goals, priorities, and action items to direct reports; actively give feedback on progress updates 
  • Conduct impactful and meaningful DE&I conversations within team and organization 
  • Create opportunities for Team Members to grow in their roles and progress into higher roles in the organization 
  • Execute effective decision-making skills to led team to succeed 
  • Oversee innovative solutions proposed by direct reports 
  • Maintain emotional stability in stressful situations; lead by example for how our team should handle adversity 
  • Abide by policies and procedures that support the service mindset 
  • Manage timeline expectations within and across teams, deliver on our responsibilities accordingly 
  • Earn the trust of Team Members and Managers by consistently embracing CAVA’s values 
  • Show discipline in bringing consistent performance, communication, and attitude to the job every day 
  • Actively contribute to your department in order to complete tasks and meet company goals 
  • Recognize the emotional stake each Team Member has in personal and organizational success of this business 

 

The Qualifications: 

  • 4-5 years food processing/packaging experience. 
  • 4+ years’ experience operating food processing/packaging equipment, including xRay, checkweighers, conveyor systems, case erection & sealing, labeling and automation systems. HPP experience preferred.  
  • 3-4 years' experience leading teams and operations  
  • You must be able to begin work by 6:30am Monday Through Thursday.   
  • We target 4 days and 40 hours. Overtime as needed. 
  • You must demonstrate proper clock management and maintain a strong attendance. 
  • You must be able to read and follow packaging instructions and procedures to ensure the products are properly packaged. 
  • You must be able to lead and effectively work and communicate with others. 
  • You must maintain close concentration and visual attention to assigned tasks. 
  • You must be willing and able to follow instructions. 
  • You must have competent English verbal and written language skills. 
  • You must have competent math skills. 
  • You must be competent with smart phones, tablets, and email. 
  • You must maintain a respectful workplace by ensuring effective communication among all team members within the department and with other departments. 
  • You must help foster collaboration. 
  • You must set a positive example for all team members. 
  • You must understand and support the company goals and hierarchy. 

  

Physical Requirements: 

  • Physical dexterity, ability to lift up to 45lbsand push/pull rolling bowls, carts, and containers. 
  • The ability to work in varied environmental conditions (dry, cold) 
  • The ability to stand and work on your feet for up to 3 hours at a time. 
  • Ability to communicate with others and exchange information accurately and effectively. 
  • Ability to squat, kneel, bend and twist 
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner 
Allergens: We prepare products with milk and sesame containing ingredientsTeam members must be able to work with these ingredients.  

 

What we offer: 

  • Weekly pay! 
  • A regular shift and a 4-day work week (rarely extended to 5 days)  
  • Competitive starting pay  
  • Paid Sick Leave, Community Leave, and Voting Leave 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Telemedicine, Pet Insurance plus more!  
  • 401k enrollment with CAVA contribution   
  • 6 Free Cava Meal Cards, for food at the Cava Grills, every two weeks 
  • Free finished (8 & 16oz) products (Hummus, Tzatziki, Crazy Feta, Roasted Eggplant, Harissa, etc.) 
  • Casual, focused, and positive work environment  
  • The opportunity to learn about food safety, food manufacturing, and equipment operation  

  

CAVA – Joining “A culture, not a concept” 

As an equal opportunity employer, CAVA considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic or protected classes as defined by federal, state, or local law. 


Details
Salary To be discussed
Schedule Full Time
Location 253 Millplace PWKY, Verona, Virginia 24482, United States
Cuisine Mediterranean

Skills
Attention to detail
Leadership
Packaging
production
supervisor
manufacturing
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253 Millplace PWKY, Verona, Virginia 24482, United States