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Second shift Team Lead, Bottling

Stitzel Weller
United States

Job Description:**

Diageo North America aspires to be the first choice drinks business in the U.S. We are the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of brands including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Tanqueray, Guinness and more.

Stitzel-Weller is one of the true cathedrals of the American whiskey industry. Located only 5 miles from downtown Louisville, the Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Experience is one of the most convenient and impressive along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Stitzel-Weller is undergoing significant growth and this is a key role in ensuring we continue to deliver high quality whiskey to meet consumer demands. Join our team and celebrate with us.


To function as a shift supervisor by providing leadership, directions, coaching, and motivation to all bottling, logistics, and processing personnel. Develop, manage, and lead a performance-oriented and efficient team-based staff to produce a high quality finished product.

**Key Outputs/Deliverables**

+ Develop new processes and programs to reduce and minimize losses.

+ Interview and hire employees; resolve conflicts; coordinate daily staffing

+ Ensure efficient and high quality bottling efforts and standards. Optimize safety, quality, production, and cost objectives through employee involvement and team building approach to problem solving.

+ Train and monitor personnel to ensure proper procedures are followed.

+ Communicate bottling schedules and schedule changes to appropriate departments.

+ Direct the planning and implementation of key initiatives to improve production efforts.

+ Ensure all monthly safety and food safety audits are completed on time, all corrective action items are completed, and all employees understand the goals.

+ Review all processing, bottling, and logistics documentation to ensure it is filled out accurately and completely.

+ Analyze all quality documentation to ensure completion and make recommendations to Quality Control Manager for continuous improvement.

+ Ensure applicable databases are properly maintained and information utilized for continuous improvement.

+ Monitor parts and supplies inventories and place all necessary orders to ensure business needs are met.

+ Work with Bottling and Processing Manager to manage assigned budget.

+ Generate ideas and implement changes in processes and use of equipment to increase efficiency, improve safety and quality, reduce costs, and improve employee morale.

+ Develop new SOP's and train staff as applicable.

+ Remain abreast of industry changes and new technology, equipment, systems, and procedures as they relate to improving the distilling area.

+ Work with management staff on productivity, quality, and safety issues.

+ Manage capital projects in Bottling and Processing operations, with guidance from bottling and processing manager.

+ Coordinate all production efforts with 1 st shift Team Lead.

+ Carry out other duties as assigned by the Bottling and Processing Manager.

**Experience and Requirements**

+ BA/BS in Business, Management, Science or Engineering, five plus years of people management experience in a bottling or production facility; or equivalent combination of education and experience in bottling operations.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Ability to maintain a professional bearing and appearance at all times.

+ Strong leadership and management understanding and experience.

+ Strong analytical and budgeting skills.

+ Excellent organization and time-management skills.

+ Must have the ability to tactfully plan and execute production efforts across multiple departments, and to understand the several inputs and outputs.

+ Computer literate: SAP, Microsoft Office

+ Must work well with other departments, as well as all levels of management.

+ Must be customer oriented.

Thorough working knowledge in relevant standards such as PSM (Process Safety Management), OSHA, HACCP, and ISO.

**External Job Title:**

Second shift Team Lead, Bottling



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Diageo is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. Diageo does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, Protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. Diageo also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws.