Industrial Performance (IP) Lead
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Iola, KS 66749
The IP Lead will support Operations from the standpoint of supplying data, tools, assistance and support overall to the production team. The key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
•Reports & analyzing data
•Line studies and monitoring to track causes and frequency of downtime, candy waste, efficiency, etc. from data collection standpoint and support root cause analysis as needed .
•Support tracking and reduction of Seconds & waste rework
•Designing and developing production tools to asset operations and improve TE%.
•Leading/supporting Kaizen & 5S teams. Assist with special projects as needed.
•Auditing and presenting information to the production group.
•Supports Lindt Production Way (LPW) and functions
•Travel to sister plants as needed
Typical work schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday, 6:30 am to 5:00pm.
Overtime & weekends as required. This position will also include some rotation to second shift as projects demand.
TO BE CONSIDERED AN APPLICANT FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SHOW HOW YOU MEET THE BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AS OUTLINED IN THE REQUIREMENTS.
•Experience working in a manufacturing environment
•Proficient in Microsoft Applications
•Lead or Supervisor Experience
•Strong written and verbal communication
•Team player in multifunctional areas
•Self-starter with good organizational and analytical skills
Russell Stover Chocolates is the nation’s leading manufacturer of boxed chocolates. The company’s three brands – Russell Stover, Whitman’s and Pangburn’s – account for more than 60 percent of all boxed chocolate sales in the United States through 30+ company-owned retail stores and 70,000 wholesale accounts. After nearly 100 years in operation the company manufactures approximately 100 million pounds of chocolate candies each year in its proud tradition of being “Made in America” and “Handcrafted in Small Batches”.In September 2014, Russell Stover Chocolates was acquired by Lindt and Sprungli, the world leader in premium chocolates. This was the largest acquisition in the history of Lindt and Sprungli which has operations in over 40 countries across the globe. Russell Stover Chocolates joins sister companies Lindt USA and Ghirardelli to form a powerful confectionery triad in North America.
Employment by Russell Stover Chocolates is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.
Russell Stover Chocolates is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer.