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Russell Stover Candies Special Project Lead - 2nd Shift in Iola, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11280841 Duties and Responsibilities:Listed in order, ranking the most essential duties first. Essential functions are primary job duties that are intrinsic to the position.Support Lindt Production Way (LPW) and functions.Lead/Support Kaizen and 5S teams, assist with special projects or assignments as needed.Lead/Support Performance Control Systems (PCS) and functions.Direct, control, monitor, assist and train employees in all LPW categories or phases.Monitor/Track causes and frequency of downtime, candy waste, efficiency, etc. from a data collection standpoint and support root cause analysis as needed.Design and develop production tools to assist operations and improve TE%.Report and analyze data.Audit and present information to the production group.Support tracking and reduction of Seconds and waste rework.Directs, controls, monitors, assists and trains employees assigned to a specific area, line or team per Supervisor's instructions.Must be able to communicate with and delegate tasks to team members.Operates machinery, equipment and tools in a safe and proficient manner according to standards, guidelines and instructions.Must be able to read and understand rules, tapes, scales and thermometers.Must be able to read and understand product specifications established by Russell Stover Candies and recognize deviations from those specifications.Performs clean-up activities as assigned.May be asked to perform other duties as determined by proper authority.Must be able to follow, train, and monitor SOP/QUA's.Must be able to set up, and mange production line, and off line projects.Must be able to modify shift schedule as needed.Must be able to lead employees in all factory departments.Must be able to learn specific job duties as required in any factory department.Physical Requirements:Must have ability to routinely and frequently sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend, climb and lift.Must have ability to lift up to 50 lbs.Work in extreme cold, extreme heat, extreme wet or humidity. Required Experience and Qualifications:Minimum of 1 year experience working in a manufacturing environment.Minimum of 1 year lead or supervisory experience.Some collegeStrong written and verbal communicationTeam player in multifunctional areasSelf-starter with good organizational and analytical skillsProficient in Microsoft Applications