Production Team Leader at US Nestle in Crete, Nebraska

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Production Team Leader

Job Description
Our factory in Crete, NE is one of the largest wet pet food manufacturing facilities in the U.S. as a mass producer of over one thousand tons of pet food per day, including brands like Alpo®, Nestlé Purina ONE®, Pro Plan®, Friskies® and Nestlé Purina Veterinary Diets® brands. With the city of Lincoln just 25 miles from the factory, many of our associates find convenience in larger-city living in Lincoln and embrace the short commute to the quainter city of Crete.

We're a "safety first" culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. We dare to Stand Taller and make every day better.

As a Production Team Leader, you will coordinate duties of approximately 25 production operators. These duties include improving safety, reducing costs, improving quality, maximizing the department's effectiveness through long term planning and project implementation, providing appropriate training and development, ensuring consistent roll out of plant policies & procedures, and maintaining open communications and positive employee relations. In this role, you will also drive continuous improvement within your team.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Direct team members to achieve production schedule in a productive and least cost manner.
  • Provide safety training and equipment to ensure the safety of all team members.
  • Monitor further processing systems and work with Materials Accounting to reduce ingredient variance.
  • Work with maintenance team leaders and managers to maximize maintenance effectively during downtime.
  • Must be able to identify team member strengths and weaknesses in order to utilize their abilities to their fullest extent.
  • Monitor and control team member attendance and work habits through the discipline process.
  • Responsible for timekeeping and updating Kronos daily.

*Perform all other duties as assigned*

This position will be scheduled for 2nd or 3rd shift, candidates must be willing to work either shift.
Candidates must be willing to work weekends and overtime.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Education:


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.

Experience (Years/Type):

  • 2+ years' experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment
  • 1+ years supervisory experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment (preferred, not required)

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-877-204-8650.

Job: Production Team Leader

Primary Location: Crete, NE US

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Career Area: Professional

Nestle Purina PetCare Company

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