For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. Nestle Purina has a large presence in Oklahoma City (OKC) with one of our dry pet food factories located just 10 miles outside of downtown in Edmond. Having served as a production facility for many years in this area as producers of Dog Chow®, Puppy Chow®, Beneful® and Purina ONE® brands, we have left a big paw print on this charming western city.
As the Production Team Leader, your role in the bigger picture is to lead and facilitate your team to achieve all goals related to safety, quality, sanitation performance and cost, while maintaining positive employee relations and morale. You will be a change agent in your area, nurturing improvements to make the Edmond factory better than ever. This role empowers the production team to seek new initiatives as well as ensure safe behaviors, all while maintaining excellences in quality and food safety. This vital role will lead your team in continuous improvement through our Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) tools to improve asset intensity and minimize costs. This position provides exciting professional development for those ambitious to make a difference.
We’re a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste attitude 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.
Support Continuous Improvement and encourage employee involvement
Ensure that your team is consistently meeting or exceeding set standards in the areas of quality, sanitation, cleaning, lubrication and inspections.
Lead and support TPM and NCE initiatives
Participate and lead operational reviews and general meetings
Facilitate disciplinary procedures and grievances with Union employees
Train, coach and develop hourly production employees
Coordinate daily shift activities to meet key objectives.
Accountable to see that all applicable governmental legislated requirements are adhered to in area of supervision.
Perform all other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Requirements
High school diploma/ GED
1 years’ experience supervising and leading people in a manufacturing, industrial, technical, military or related environment OR 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing, industrial, technical, military or related environment
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