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Production Team Leader ∞ (Hutchinson, MN) at 3M

Posted in Manufacturing 29 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Hutchinson, Minnesota





Job Description:

3M is seeking a Production Team Leader for the Stationary & Office Supplies Division within the OSP Focus Factory located in Hutchinson, MN.  At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Production Team Leader will provide supervisory support for manufacturing operations within the plant and is responsible for driving safety, quality, service, productivity, and employee engagement.  Crewing will be a Dayshift structure with weekend coverage as part of a rotation with the area Team Leaders.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career. 

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Drive a safety 1st culture at all times. 

  • Respect every individual and lead with humility.

  • Coordinate staffing and communicate scheduling expectations to meet customer service demands.

  • Assist production with quality and equipment issues to maintain quality product/material for our customers.

  • Recognize, document and help resolve any safety or ergonomic issues to maintain a safe work environment. Complete safety incident reports as necessary with follow-up to maintain a closed loop on safety

  • Provides leadership in the coordination and execution of training in the area. Ensure that employees receive safety training to maintain compliance and maintain a safe work area.

  • Utilize resources to resolve process, maintenance, equipment, technical and personnel issues to maintain the production levels to meet customer orders.

  • Ensure administrative services such as audit standards, vacation planning, overtime, etc are implemented and documented appropriately.

  • Continuously monitor housekeeping to ensure 5S is maintained throughout the area. 

  • Respond to emergency situations appropriately

  • Approve and close production reports to ensure production reporting accuracy. (in areas where applicable)

  • Administer disciplinary corrective action (warnings, written plans, or suspensions) to resolve personnel issues.

Basic Qualifications:


  • High School diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of five (5) years of manufacturing experience in in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Minimum of two (2) years of combined experience in a manufacturing supervisory and/or manufacturing leadership role in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Minimum three (3) years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience leading cross functional teams

  • Lean Certification or in-progress of working towards it

  • Safety and continuous improvement mindset

  • Ability to collaborate, lead and follow, working in a team atmosphere

  • Self-directed and detail oriented

  • Ability to drive and influence positive change

Location: Hutchinson, MN

Travel: May include up to 5% travel

Relocation: Is authorized             

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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