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Nestle Purina Production Team Lead (Processing) - 21000804 in Denver, Colorado

Production Team Lead (Processing)Job DescriptionAside from its 300 days of annual sunshine, breathtaking scenery andremaining a mecca for some of the country's best brews, Denver hasconsistently ranked in the 'Top 10 pet-loving cities' and 'Top 5dog-friendly cities' year over year. Nestl Purina has a proud presence inthis mile-high city, having been in operation since 1930. Its first 42 yearsin operation were primarily to produce livestock feed until the planttransitioned into a pet food-only manufacturer in 1972. Since then, thelocation became the first-ever pet food factory to utilize solar energy. Todate, we're proud to sustainably produce 260,134 tons annually of DogChow, Cat Chow, Kit n Kaboodle, Alpo, Beneful, Nestl Purina ONEBeyond, Nestl PAs a Production Team Leader, you will coordinate duties of approximatelytwenty production operators. These duties include improving safety, reducingcosts, improving quality, maximizing the department's effectivenessthrough long term planning and project implementation, providing appropriatetraining and development, ensuring consistent roll out of plant policies andprocedures, and maintaining open communications and positive employeerelations. In this role, you will also drive continuous improvement withinyourPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Motivate and lead a shift of approximately 20 employees to achieve safety,quality, and performance goals.Provide safety training and equipment to ensure the safety of all teammembers.Monitor and control team member attendance and work habits through thediscipline process.Work with team leaders to develop continuity and consistency between theteams.Drive continuous improvement by using day-to-day problem solving tools androot cause analysis to eliminate reoccurring issues.Support Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities and drive integratedworkgroups.Review and approve Safety and Quality records throughout shift.Perform all other duties as assigned.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required.2+ years' experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment.1+ years' supervisory experience in a manufacturing, military, orrelated environment.This position has a minimum salary of $57,000. Please note that the salaryprovided is a good faith estimate for the position. The final salary offerwill be determined after reviewing relevant factors, which include acandidate's qualifications and experience, where appropriate.When you choose a career at Nestl Purina PetCare Company (Purina), youmay gain access to a variety of valuable benefits you can elect for yourselfor family. When you elect your benefits, you and Purina partner together tomanage costs for medical, prescription, dental, vision, life andaccidental death and dismemberment, short-term disability, and long-termdisability coverage. You may also choose to set aside tax-free money byelecting one of three Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) or a HealthSpending Account (HSA) to best meet your and your family's needs. Youare eligible for the Nestl 401K Savings Plan with company-matchedcontributions (up to a limit) and an annual retirement contribution tohelp you save for retirement and may be eligible for a retirement pensionbenefit. We also offer other benefits such as an extensive Parental SupportPolicy, providing 26 weeks of leave, the first 18 weeks at 100% pay forthe primary care giver of a newborn child under six months of age, andadoption assistance. Purina offers earned vacation, sick and personal timefor you to use throughout the year. Purina typically honors paid 10 holidaysthIt is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront ofour minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you'vegained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, andleadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in thisrole. We hope you'll consider

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