POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the direction of the Team Manager, sets the example of team leadership within a HPO environment. RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures overall performance of the team to include quality, safety, reliability, waste and sanitation to achieve business goals. Pro-actively encourages continuous improvement and daily problem solving initiatives to increase operational effectiveness and efficiencies. Coaches, trains, and ensures compliance to plant established procedures (including work rule, safety and sanitation guidelines) while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people. Ensures that all activities follow documented operating procedures and recommends updates to existing procedures as required. Coordinates & schedules crew vacation requests & overtime. Determines needs and conducts training required for new & existing employees. Ensures product meets quality standards, coordinates problem solving directly with QA floor inspector. Resolves minor mechanical and processing problems and makes necessary adjustments to keep line running. Performs job tasks of other team members of jobs of equal or lower grades. Facilitates teamwork and coaching among team members. Holds meetings for production tracking, problem solving and team development. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Excellent attendance required. Meets standards in overall performance rating in most recent performance review. High school diploma or equivalent required. Three years of manufacturing and/or industrial experience required. Demonstrated ability to perform changeovers and preventative maintenance on all production equipment required. Demonstrated ability to diagnose mechanical problems and resolve minor mechanical and processing problems required. Demonstrated ability to understand financial impact of business decision affecting staffing, product components and inventory required. Demonstrated computer skills, including knowledge of Excel, Word, statistical database applications & Lotus Notes required. Demonstrated ability to pro-actively encourage continuous improvement and daily problem solving initiatives required. Proven ability to coach, train and influence while demonstrating a deep respect for the capabilities of all people required. Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills required Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking skills to determine risk assessment required. Ability to work overtime/weekends required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of SAP, Infinity, Power Point, Access preferred. Demonstrated practice of leadership principles required and formal leadership training strongly preferred. Demonstrated competency to operate all equipment in the business strongly preferred. Experience effectively leading and facilitating team and cross-functional meetings strongly preferred. McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future.
McCormick will be highlighting our opportunities for Sales, Marketing, R&D, Quality, Supply Chain, and Engineering professionals. Our Global Headquarters is located in Hunt Valley, Maryland but we do have opportunities at manufacturing sites & sales offices throughout the US. Relocation assistance is provided on a case by case basis. With more than $5 billion in annual sales, the Company manufactures markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry; retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. We create differentiating flavors consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. McCormick makes every moment and meal better. As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays and vacations.