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Team Leader, Production (Full-Time - Multiple Locations)

Company: Lamb Weston
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Team Leader, Production (Full-Time - Multiple Locations) Location: Kennewick, WA Country: United States of AmericaAbout Lamb Weston Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.Job Description Summary The Team Leader Production opportunity develops future leaders here at Lamb Weston. This is a supervisor role where you will help your production team reach target goals, manage day-to-day operations, and will be responsible for identifying areas of improvement in the manufacturing process. Our Team Leaders not only receive extensive leadership and functional training, but they are also quickly and frequently promoted throughout Lamb Weston.When you choose a career with us, every day is Fry-day!Job Description *Watch this short video to learn more about Team Leader, Production* Leadership In the Team Leader Production (TLP) role, you are responsible for managing and ensuring the safety of your production team members, between 15-50 people per shift, and for attaining production and quality goals.Problem SolvingOversee areas of improvement throughout the production process. Team Leaders ensure schedules and goals are met through guiding production resources, materials, processes, and equipment.Process Improvement Support continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, cost, and customer service. They are responsible for managing and owning various functions of the business and for creating an engaged and team oriented work environment in order to improve business results.Additional responsibilities may include:Monitor production to ensure that quality, productivity, and cost standards are maintainedProvide team member training to ensure that teams are performing job responsibilities effectively and safelyAssist with the supervision of sanitation operations as necessary to promote and maintain a clean and food safe environmentEnforce plant rules, regulations and proceduresEvaluate team member performance and provide guidance for performance improvementParticipate in the support of plant and company safety programs by promoting and maintaining a high-level of awareness and adherence to defined employee safety requirements: lock-out/tag-out, personal protective equipment, confined space entry, etc.Basic & Preferred Qualifications Education:Bachelor's degree from a 4-year university or college is preferredHigh School diploma/GED requiredRequired:Demonstrated supervisory or leadership experienceExcellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skillsA self-motivated individual that is able to multi-task and lead othersMust be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsPreferred:Ability to work various shifts (i.e.. Weekdays, weekends, day, swing, grave) based on the scheduling needs of the production sitePrevious experience working in a manufacturing environment is a plusWorking knowledge of plant equipment and safety is a plusPrevious experience in a food-processing is a plusThe physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functi ons of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands You may be regularly required to stand, walk, and sitYou may be regularly required to use your hands to handle, feel, reachYou may be regularly required to taste and smellYou may be regulary required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawlYou must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focusReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsWork Environment While performing the duties of this job, team leaders are regularly exposed to moving mechanical partsTeam members in the plant are frequently exposed to extreme cold; extreme heat and vibrationTeam members are occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shockThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderateIndustry-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, VisionFlexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement AccountsWell-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive programPaid Time OffFinancial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insuranceFamily-Friendly Employee eventsEmployee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type servicesBenefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.Job Requisition ID: Req-220901 Time Type: Full time 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

Keywords: Lamb Weston, Kennewick , Team Leader, Production (Full-Time - Multiple Locations), Other , Kennewick, Washington

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