2nd Shift Team Leader - Joplin, MO at General Mills, Inc in Joplin, Missouri

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:


As the Manufacturing Team Leader you will have the opportunity to lead, motivate and develop employees to safely achieve outstanding manufacturing results.

The Manufacturing Team Leader will lead a team of 100 team members on 2nd shift. You will be responsible for leveraging internal continuous improvement, human safety, food safety, and culture development processes (Zero Loss Culture internally, applies TPM, Lean, and others) to build your team and deliver results. You will have the opportunity learn and apply expertise from General Mills' 150+ years of food manufacturing.


* Establish and sustain sound relationships with all employees to foster an inclusive environment
* Educate, develop and motivate a manufacturing team to work toward zero losses, achieving production results, improving individual technical skills, and enabling collaboration across boundaries
* Partner closely cross-functional team to drive out losses and develop and engage team members in foundational systems
* Ensure the proper training, development and motivation of the team to maximize current and future performance
* Ensure that production facilities and finished products meet the company and government standards for safety, quality, and sanitation
* Function as a technical resource in areas of system operations and product requirements
* Facilitate the effective interchange of information between work groups, cross-functional resources, and other members of the plant and corporate teams
* Lead projects for the department including Human Safety, Food Safety, and Improvement-plan focused initiatives
* Manage the shift:
* On-shift safety, quality of product, execution of shift specific improvement plan actions
o Daily staffing and timecard approvals
o Directing work of operators, technicians, and/or crew leaders
o Leading Shift Hand-offs
o Temporary employee management
o Onboarding of employees
o Team and individual employee development
o Performance management and incentives
o Own accuracy and timeliness of performance metrics for shift
o Start-up and changeover execution

* Demonstrated leadership skills
* Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
* Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity and change
* Demonstrated understanding of technology and providing solutions to technical challenges
* Strong conceptual skills and ability to implement change
* Sound analytical and business judgment including demonstrated problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills
* Ability to plan, lead, and execute initiatives in a complex environment

* B.S. or B.A. degree, preferably in Math, Science, or Engineering
* Experience leading change
* Previous manufacturing continuous improvement program experience
* 5+ years working in a manufacturing environment