Position Location: North Kansas City, MO
Business Unit: North America
Ingredion is hiring a Operations Lead for our North Kansas City facility. This position directly manages hourly production employees in accordance with daily productivity, quality and safety goals. This position also ensures compliance with other plant policies including HACCP, GMP, Food Safety, etc. as well as supports both production scheduling and planned & reactive maintenance activities.
As a Operations Lead, your resonsibilities will include:
Ensuring compliance with all Plant Rules
Ensuring compliance with all plant productivity requirements
Ensuring operators are accountable to their job requirements
Ensuring operator staffing is appropriate for shift requirements
Coordinating/Supporting compliance with production schedule requirements
Coordinating all necessary Preventative & Reactive Maintenance requirements
Supporting plant cost control initiatives & measures
Coordinaing/Supporting Plant Loss Accounting (OEE) systems
Supporting outside departments, including the lab and maintenance.
SHE & Quality
The Operations Lead position is well-suited for you if you:
Supports continuous improvement projects and initiatives.
Offers new ideas and thinks outside the box.
Ensures team adaptability, flexibility, and readiness to change.
Professionally lead and manage production requirements with direct reports.
Create an environment conductive to teamwork on shift and with other supervisors.
Participate and/or lead teams
Coordinate completion of new hourly employee training programs
Support employee coaching & counseling guidelines
Support HR progressive discipline program
Ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreement between USW & Ingredion Incorporated
Support salaried performance management system & agreed requirements
Support Plant Management Communication Programs (MEI, Supervisor Development, etc.)
Qualified candidates will have:
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field OR 5 years of demonstrated effective supervisory experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
Familiar with SAP
Demonstrated analytical problem solving skills
Assertive, creative, energetic and positive thinking
Must be available to work any shift
Relocation Available? No
Job Grade: F
If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Ingredion is the company for you. At Ingredion you can be a member of a globally connected team inspired to achieve great things.
We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.
A career at Ingredion combines the benefits and professional opportunities afforded a $7 billion leader in our industry with the dynamic environment and team-driven culture you’d expect in a much smaller company. Despite its global scope and the advancement opportunities that come with it, Ingredion has the intimacy of a mid-size company, one where different perspectives are sought and where relationships matter.