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Area Leader

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Title

Area Leader

Location

New Orleans, LA (Gentilly Plant)

Why Smucker is the Place for You

You deserve a positive and encouraging work environment. One that allows you to deliver your best work while enjoying each day. That is exactly what you will find at Smucker.

Inspired by our unique culture, we are determined to support every employee as part of our commitment to be an employer of choice. Highlights include:

Comprehensive benefits package effective first day of employment, including: medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan with up to 7% Company match, 3 weeks paid vacation, 14 paid company holidays plus 2 personal days, Parental leave, and Annual Holiday Bonus
Ensuring a collaborative and friendly workplace - an environment you will look forward to coming into each day

Your Opportunity

At Smucker, we view our manufacturing operations as the heart of our efforts to deliver food people and pets love. It is foundational to our commitment to provide safe, high-quality products our consumers count on for themselves and their families. With this, we believe passionately in promoting manufacturing as a career. That means ensuring continued growth and development opportunities to help you expand your skills while providing an enjoyable and supportive environment.

In this role, you will:

Coach and develop Team Leaders and Technicians to enhance peak performance
Partner with Department Leader in developing and delivering business Master plan
Lead specific technical improvement projects per the business master plan
Assist and lead specific team high performance improvement projects
Assist in developing and executing key technical and organizational projects while increasing Smucker Quality Management System capability within the organization
Develop leadership skills through the coaching of teams and individuals to increase and leverage High Performance Organizational principles

The Right Role for You

Are you motivated by the chance to help provide quality products consumers count on every day? Are you interested in working with a collaborative team to get the job done while learning new skills? If so, you are exactly who we are looking for to join our Company!

What we're looking for:

Bachelor's degree required - Engineering preferred
1-3 years of prior manufacturing operational experience
Demonstrate ability to be decisive, proactive, and strategic in decision making while role modeling balance for others.
Strong analytical troubleshooting skills are important. Experience with root cause analysis is a must.
Demonstrate ability to lead and influence a large organization to deliver business needs.
Collaboration: demonstrate ability to work and collaborate effectively across organization boundaries and with diverse teams
Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Strong commitment to quality
Willingness to work a schedule that most effectively supports the organization. This could include beginning the workday at 6:00 am in support of Daily Direction Setting

Learn More About Working at Smucker

Our Total Rewards Benefits Program
Our Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

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