Operations Team Leader
Company: Hill's Pet Nutrition
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country
# 147110 - Tonganoxie, Kansas, United States
Amazing opportunity to build Culture!
Join an exciting opportunity to be part of a brand new, highly
automated facility for Hill's Pet Nutrition!
The Operations Team Leader [OTL] position will participate in
start-up activities, setting systems, developing materials and
supporting onboarding processes for future recruitments. This
position impacts and influences the overall culture, employee
relations, and performance of a manufacturing facility and its
ability to align with the company's core values and initiatives.
The incumbent is responsible for demonstrating personal leadership,
effectively managing production activities and resources for a
specified manufacturing area, to deliver business results and drive
continuous improvement, while maintaining positive employee
The primary accountabilities of the role include driving
(individual/ employee and) team development and performance, daily
production schedule adherence, customer service, area financial
performance, implementation of Operational Excellence initiatives
(EHS, Quality, FP&R), and Employee Relations.
The OTL achieves success through collaborative partnerships with
Supply Chain and leveraging FEED principles.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Communicates and implements the local Supply Chain vision, mission,
strategy, and objectives
Empower teams by way of training, information sharing, coaching,
feedback, appraisals and delegation, to ensure the development of
people, skills, teams and organizational capabilities.
Accountable for adhering to Colgate-Palmolive/ Hill's standards and
governmental regulations related to the area of responsibility for
EOHS and Quality
Accountable for Operational Excellence (EOHS, Quality, FP&R)
activities of the production area to deliver high levels of service
to internal and external customers
Manages the people, materials, and equipment by the active presence
on the shop floor to achieve the daily production schedule and
deliver area KPI's
Reads and analyzes KPI's, charts, work orders, production
schedules, and other records and reports to determine production
requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and
Responsible for time management and data entry for team members
into Kronos payroll system
Provides indirect leadership for plant supporting roles
(Maintenance, Quality, Automation) to ensure successful daily
operation. Also ensures collaborative relationships with Leaders of
employees in supporting roles.
Leads and coordinates the activities of Operation Staff engaged in
the production to increase innovation, technical expertise,
analysis, and problem solving skills
Identify actions to minimize financial variances associated with
materials, finished products and other components of the plant's
conversion cost including labor cost and operating supplies
Support execution of new technology within the production area
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or Business
Minimum of 2 years of experience managing and leading teams in a
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications skills
Coaching and feedback skills
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
5+ years' experience in manufacturing Food Related Production
Working knowledge of production and process equipment, preferably
in a processing industry such as food, chemicals or
Ability to establish a specific course of action to accomplish
goals through appropriate allocation of time and resources
Project Management Skills
2+ years experience in performance analysis and reporting including
Statistical Process Control
Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple initiatives and manage
in ambiguous situations
Proficiency with Google Suite collaboration tools (G-doc, sheets,
slides, etc) or Microsoft Suite (Work, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
Knowledge of SAP systems
Salary Range $62,080 - $101,220 USD
Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but
not limited to experience, education, skills and office location.
In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance
based bonus and competitive benefits package.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital
status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can
apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover
letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not
considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We
look forward to your application.
Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill's we have a
purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of
millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing
nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75
years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills'
mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships
between people and their pets.
HILL'S - Prescription Diet - therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S -
Science Diet - and HILL'S - Ideal Balance--- wellness pet foods are
sold worldwide. Hill's is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a
leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral
Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of
products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and
Colgate, please visit http://www.hillspet.com and
http://www.colgatepalmolive.com, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook,
Twitter and YouTube.
Reasonable accommodation during the application process is
available for persons with disabilities. Please contact
Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject
"Accommodation Request" should you require
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