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Production Team Leader (20004436)

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 9/29/20

Job Description

Production Team Leader Job Description Aside from its 300 days of annual sunshine, breathtaking scenery and remaining a mecca for some of the country’s best brews, Denver has consistently ranked in the ‘Top 10 pet-loving cities’ and ‘Top 5 dog-friendly cities’ year over year. Nestlé Purina has a proud presence in this mile-high city, having been in operation since 1930. Its first 42 years in operation were primarily to produce livestock feed until the plant transitioned into a pet food-only manufacturer in 1972. Since then, the location became the first-ever pet food factory to utilize solar energy. To date, we’re proud to sustainably produce 260,134 tons annually of Dog Chow®, Cat Chow®, Kit n Kaboodle®, Alpo®, Beneful®, Nestlé Purina ONE Beyond®, Nestlé Purina ONE® and Pro Plan®.
As a Production Team Leader, you will coordinate duties of approximately twenty 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:

  • Motivate and lead a shift of approximately 20 employees to achieve safety, quality, and performance goals.
  • Provide safety training and equipment to ensure the safety of all team members.
  • Monitor and control team member attendance and work habits through the discipline process.
  • Work with team leaders to develop continuity and consistency between the teams.
  • Drive continuous improvement by using day-to-day problem solving tools and root cause analysis to eliminate reoccurring issues.
  • Support Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities and drive integrated workgroups.
  • Review and approve Safety and Quality records throughout shift.
  • Candidates must be willing to work all shifts, including weekends and overtime.
**Perform all other duties as assigned**
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
  • 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

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Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...