Team Leader Production

Lamb Weston

Title: Team Leader Production
Location: Park Rapids, MN
About Lamb Weston
We love making fries almost as much as you like eating them! Since the 1950s, Lamb Weston has inspired customers with food they love, trust, and share with families and friends. As a leading global manufacturer of quality frozen potato products with over 9,000 team members around the world, its our business to see the possibilities in potatoes and people.
We are looking for team members with an appetite for a challenge! People who are hungry to join a winning team and help us make a difference in the world. When you join Lamb Weston, you join a community with a strong support network and training programs designed to nurture, inspire, and help you grow.
We are driven by a relentless pursuit of results and by people who think creatively and embrace our values of: Integrity, Teamwork, Inclusion, Drive for Results, and Empowerment. Exactly what youd expect from the most inventive potato company in the world!
Join Lamb Weston! We bring the world together with our fries.
Job Description Summary
Leads team members to identify, manage, and execute the plants process improvement opportunities. Manages production staff to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues. Ensures production resources including materials, equipment and human resources are available as needed to maintain production schedules. Supports continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost and customer service. Responsible for managing and owning various functions of the business and creating an engaged and team oriented work force in order to improve business results. 1 year related experience.
Job Description
Job Summary
Leads team members to identify, manage, and execute the plants process improvement opportunities. Manages production staff to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues. Ensures production resources including materials, equipment and human resources are available as needed to maintain production schedules. Supports continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost and customer service. Responsible for managing and owning various functions of the business and creating an engaged and team oriented work force in order to improve business results.
Position Responsibilities

– Monitor production to ensure that quality, productivity, and cost standards are maintained.
– Provide employee training to ensure that employees are performing job responsibilities effectively.
– Assist with the supervision of sanitation operations as necessary to promote and maintain a clean and food safe environment.
– Enforce plant rules, regulations and procedures.
– Evaluate subordinate performance, communicate with employees, and provide information for work performance improvement.
– Participate in the support of plant and company safety programs, promoting and maintaining a high level of awareness and adherence to defined employee safety requirements such as lock-out/tag-out, personal protective equipment, confined space entry, etc.

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
Position Qualifications

– High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering, Food Science, Agricultural Sciences, or other Natural Science degrees preferred. Other degrees will be considered.
– 1-3 years supervisory experience preferred.
– Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
– SAP experience preferred.
– Understanding of manufacturing processes and loss
– Knowledge of GMPs
– Working knowledge of plant equipment and safety
– Ability to distinguish normal/abnormal
– Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills.
– Previous experience in a food-processin or manufacturing environment is a plus.
– Ability to work weekends and/or shift work with a strong work ethic and employment history.
– Must be available for an 2nd shift position.
– A self-motivated individual that is able to multi-task and lead others.

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Industry-Competitive Benefits
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

– Health Insurance Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision
– Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
– Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
– Paid Time Off
– Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
– Family-Friendly Employee events
– Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Job Requisition ID: Req-233988
Time Type: Full time
Anticipated Close Date: 03/09/2024
In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range posted based on various factors, including, but not limited to, job duties, experience and expertise. A candidates work location could also impact the actual compensation being outside of the range to reflect local cost of labor. A reasonable annual estimate of the range for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $67,480.00 – $101,200.00
Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

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