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Production Leader

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Date: 11-Sep-2021

Location: US Lund, SE Le May sur Evre, FR DK Denton TX, US Sherborne Dorset, GB Champlin MN, US Aalborg, DK

Company: Tetra Pak


At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen. 

Production Leader


The Production Leader will lead the production team assembling and/or manufacturing capital equipment. Accountable for the teams deliverables. Provides input for the planning and development of the production unit and or sub unit. Makes decisions around production planning. Defines standards under which team operates. Concentrates on short-term individual and team goal.
This position will report to the Production Center Director 
This position is based in Winsted, MN. USA
You might be travelling up to 5-10% of your time.
Tetra Pak is not considering internal applicants who require relocation to the United States.  

What You Will Do


As a Production Leader you will:


  • Ensure compliance to OHS with the goal of zero accidents
  • Lead / Participate in WCM, Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement in line with WCM principles
  • Lead production flow in Production Centre in line with production strategy
  • Understand production plan and/or committed takt and ensure employees and tools required are in place 
  • Secure all production orders are delivered on time in full, within budget, complying with quality / food safety / hygiene requirements, standards and legal demands
  • Provide requested information to support the development of the cost centre budget based on forecasted demands and budget expectations
  • Create and drive fulfilment of budget and production KPI’s 
  • Cooperate with Engineering Design for the Production line build
  • Drive people engagement and development
  • Lead and fabricate / assemble capital equipment to engineering specifications

Who You Are


We believe you have:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent background in manufacturing / leadership 
  • World Class Manufacturing experience / ability to lead continuous improvement projects
  • 1 plus years experience driving a safe manufacturing environment 
  • Previous proven leadership capabilities in a manufacturing setting
  • Understanding of department budget cost management
  • Ability to interact positively with all levels within the organization 
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Ability to develop staff to meet department needs (current and future)

We Offer You


  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • Culture that pioneers spirit of innovation where our engineering genius drives visible result
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values difference and diversity
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply now!


If you are inspired by our promise to protect what's good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at jobs.tetrapak.com. 
This job posting expires on August 15, 2021.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.