• SOI: Processing Team Lead

    Job Locations US-IN-New Albany, IN
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company/Location Overview

    Thank you for your interest in Sazerac of Indiana, our first ever facility in the Hoosier state, and the newest facility in the Sazerac manufacturing network. Founded on the principles of servant leadership and continuous improvement our entire plant team works tirelessly to accomplish our vision:

    Build the most efficient, flexible, and engaged plant and team in the Sazerac Manufacturing Network.

    We are in search of talented individuals who have a strong desire to develop and hone technically sound manufacturing processes while seizing the opportunity to own their career and personal development. At Sazerac of Indiana we believe our people are our greatest asset. Your drive and determination combined with our passion for people will ensure we win as a team.

    The Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is a leading North American spirits supplier, and owner of many of the industry’s most venerable distilling companies – Buffalo Trace Distillery, Barton 1792 Distillery, The Glenmore Distillery, and A. Smith Bowman Distillery.  In 2014, Sazerac was awarded one of the spirits industry’s highest honors – Distiller of the Year by the International Wine & Spirits Competition.


    For more information, please visit: www.sazerac.com.

    Job Description/Responsibilities

    The successful candidate for the Processing Team Lead with Sazerac of Indiana, will have the rare opportunity to be a founding member of the plant management team, working closely with Plant Leadership and fellow Team Leads to instill and model the culture of our newest manufacturing facility in the Sazerac network. Founded on the principles of servant leadership and continuous improvement, the Processing Team Lead will shape and develop a team of technical operators working to build the most efficient, flexible, and engaged plant and team in the Sazerac Manufacturing Network.


    Specifically the Processing Team Lead will:


    • Apply principles of servant leadership to help the team develop and perform as highly as possible to achieve quality and production specifications.
    • Provide technical assistance to the team and ensure resources are available to maintain production and efficiency.
    • Lead a safety culture based on prevention and shared learning to achieve 0 safety incidents.
    • Drive rigorous problem solving in support of continuous improvement.
    • Lead continuous training efforts for team members to constantly build and refresh capability.
    • Collaborate with team members to make continuous progress toward zero process/product failures.
    • Prioritize self-development and actively supports the development of the team.


    The ideal candidate will posses the following:

    • An undergraduate degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant experience including supervision.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Strong analytical, planning and organizing skills.
    • Solid computer skills are essential.
    • Food and beverage industry experience, APICS or Six Sigma certification.
    • Change management experience strongly preferred.
    • The ability to work a flexible schedule.


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