Production Leadperson - $28+/hour


Lewiston, ME, US

Date:  Jul 8, 2024

Why Flowers?

Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods in the United States with 2022 sales of $4.8 billion. Among the company's top brands are Nature's Own, Dave's Killer Bread, Wonder, Canyon Bakehouse, and Tastykake. Learn more at

Our team is the essential ingredient to success. We embrace diversity and foster an environment that reflects our values of Honesty & Integrity, Respect & Inclusion, Sustainability, Passion, and Humility.

Full-time employees are offered:

  • Comprehensive health and medical benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement savings plan
  • Professional growth and leadership training
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and parental leave

Benefits may vary depending on your work location and your participation in a collective bargaining unit.


Assist supervisors in the operations of shift production. Position requires demonstration of competency for all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect affect on product safety, legality and/or quality.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure that production employees are instructed and trained in the care and safe operations of equipment.
  • Review records and procedures to ensure proper use of time and materials. Preform continuous inspection of products to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Ensure that all equipment is in good operating condition.
  • Promote positive relations and interdepartmental communication and cooperation.
  • Position may be responsible for operating the facility metal detector(s). For this job responsibility, operator must be fully trained and certified.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all personnel through enforcement of safety policies and procedures, including inspections and periodic safety meetings, etc.
  • May occasionally work in place of employees out sick, on vacation, etc.
  • Plan and adjust work assignments of personnel to cover all phases of production.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area.
  • Ensure compliance with all company rules, policies and procedures (EEO, Sexual Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley, etc.).
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervision.
  • Complete AIB Master Baker Correspondence Course.
  • Performance of other duties which are deemed by management to be an integral part of the job, including but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures

Desired Experience

Two (2) or more years experience in all areas of plant production work.

Desired Education

High School diploma or equivalent.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent total rewards package.  Please reply by 8/6/2024.  Resumes are active for 30 days.  Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability


If you need assistance with submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Megan Normand at or 207 346-7466 .

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