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Process Leader - 2nd Shift in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007147-West Liberty



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for a Processing Leader for our 2nd shift Packaging Department at our West Liberty, Iowa facility.

Job Summary:

Process Leader is responsible for the safety and productivity of all team members staffed in a designated process or line. Additionally, the Process Leader position is accountable for ensuring that production scheduled for completion is executed in a timely manner and within all quality parameters. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and organize crew daily.
  • Ensure that the line operates safely and efficiently.
  • Manage downtime and crew concerns as needed.
  • Operate a powered industrial truck safely as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must need to lift up to 50 pounds depending on specific position.
  • Must be able to work in an environment that varies in temperature.
  • Previous experience working in a leadership role is preferred.
  • Previous experience working in production/manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic math.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to use calculator.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment of continuous change and challenges with the ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends according to schedule.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold 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, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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