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
As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula.
Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.
Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.
Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.
As your career develops, Ingredion offers a diverse set of career options in the US, Canada and abroad. Our company continues to grow, organically, geographically and through acquisition.