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ConAgra Foods Team Leader Production in North Mankato, Minnesota

Job Summary The Team Lead Production is responsible for overseeing day to day activities of assigned crew/shift within the plant CPS Operating System. Primary responsibilities include ensuring a safe work environment, producing a quality product at the lowest cost, coaching and developing the workforce to deliver customer orders on time while fostering a culture of continuous process improvement. Leads production teams on assigned shifts to ensure production guidelines are being met within established timing, quality, and cost standards. 3 years related experience. Essential Duties and Responsibilities (not all inclusive): Oversees all Safety, Quality, and Production efforts during the shift Expands Safety culture within crew. Ensures fulfillment of all safety training and requirements. Ensures delivery and tracking/documentation of performance results for shift Achieve target Safety metrics Achieve target Quality metrics Achieve target OEE Achieve target Attainment Achieve target Shipping metrics Sets direction/plan for each shift considering: production schedule, staffing changes, etc. Leads coordination of functions across crew: Production, Quality, Sanitation, and Warehouse Ensures and administers proper staffing: Ex) determines staffing needs and finalizes schedule, administers PTO requests and Kronos Leads communication of crew needs and results with the Cell Leads, and other Leadership Carries out implementation of identified Continuous Improvement initiatives within Crew Identifies/ anticipates skill-gaps within key roles on crew and leads plan for closure Becomes qualified to perform "skilled" jobs Evaluate subordinate performance, communicate with employees, and provide information for work performance improvement. Participate in CPS initiatives Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: experience in SAP, Kronos, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and related software. 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. Two years+ supervisory experience preferred. Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred. Understanding of manufacturing processes and loss Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills. Travel and Physical Demands 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. Individuals must be capable of performing light physical activity as part of the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell with reasonable accommodation. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee. Job duties and time spent doing them may change based on business need. Our Benefits: We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role: Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance Wealth: great salaries, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences Balance: paid-time off , flexible work-schedules Our Company: Conagra Br