The Line Performance Technician is a key member of the manufacturing team responsible for executing their production or packaging line’s key performance targets while ensuring, Quality, People and Food Safety requirements are being maintained. They seek to maximize efficiency and productivity while minimizing waste. They are responsible for coordinating, controlling, and tracking material usage and for performing adjustments and troubleshooting of equipment and processes to maintain a consistent flow and pace to assembly and packaging line activities.


Safety Always & Quality

  • Ensure safe work practices are adhered to by manufacturing workers including discussing daily safety topics in huddles, ensuring warm-up exercises are performed, executing rotations to create equal distribution of repetitive work, and ensuring adherence to training requirements.
  • Escalate to a People and Production Supervisor any line or people noncompliance, violations and/or variances.
  • Ensure compliance with all people safety and food safety policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Inspect for proper sanitation of equipment and facilities and take corrective action to resolve deficiencies.
  • Maintain product quality and required documentation.
  • Ensure that product and date codes are accurate and correctly placed and documented.
  • Conduct People Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) audits.
  • Understand quality standards for each product. Taste product and ingredients for quality

Productivity & Performance

  • Accountable for timely line startup and related preparation of ingredients and packaging.
  • Lead achievement in Case Goal Attainment (CGA), Right First Time (RTF), and Usage Variance.
  • Monitor equipment and/or line set up and ensure all equipment is operating correctly and safely. Monitor safety and guards for correct position and operation.
  • Lead daily team meetings (at start and end of shift) when the People and Production Supervisor is not available.
  • Monitor line speed and equipment downtime working with the maintenance team to resolve equipment related problems. Quickly respond to interruptions on the production line and/or process.
  • Ensure return of finished product, Works in Progress (WIPs), return to stock, leftovers, and disposals to proper storage or staging areas.
  • Ensure all weight checks, lot codes are monitored and changed as required.
  • Participate in shift handoffs to ensure on time start of next shift.
  • Work with the Changeover Coordinator to order equipment needed for next day schedule.
  • Ensure all positions are covered during breaks.


Responsible for completing all required production and packaging reports including but not limited to line performance, CGA, staffing shortages, material usage, downtime in systems (PFIS) or on paper as required.

Maintain accurate records of all inventory of ingredients for the shift and work in process.

Report assembly License Plant Number’s (LPNs) to packaging batch sheets using handheld scanners.

Complete code sign-off on packaging lines.

As part of the Positive Release Process (PC) collect and review batch sheets and disposal forms daily and on time.

Sign off on all batch sheets after the review process / PCQI for daily production.

Ensure Good Document Practices by looking over all documentation for legibility and correctness before it is turned in.

Complete Alias forms as necessary.

Print LPNs for finished goods pallets as necessary.

It is the responsibility of all employees to uphold the mission of the Amy’s Food Safety and Quality Policy. This includes following all Food Safety and Sustainability programs and participating in all required training.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 to 2 years food manufacturing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiar with Amy’s products and processes


  • Active listening skills
  • Builds and maintains relationships easily, working with diverse styles backgrounds.
  • Able to confront issues and conflict in a constructive and productive manner.
  • Able to train others to perform to standards.
  • Cooperates easily with peers and others. Can collaborate across organizational boundaries.
  • Able to identify problems, isolate causes and provide fact-based solutions.
  • Ability to review data for accuracy and recognize inconsistencies or errors of any kind and report or correct them as necessary.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)