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Production Team Lead - St. Joe Distribution Center



St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

This is a Saint Joseph Distribution center opening.

Primary Purpose

Entry level position intended to provide candidates the opportunity to learn our processes, business and culture in an environment that supports teamwork and collaboration.

Responsibilities and Duties

Assists the Area Manager or shift Supervisor in activities to support safety, quality and production requirements.

Primary Duties

  • Trains production employees to perform work assignments safely and efficiently.

  • Develops an understanding of how to maintain good employee relations through coaching and consistent application of employee relation policies.

  • Partners with operating personnel to meet established goals.

  • Facilitates employee team operations.

  • Maintains accurate database information regarding employee training and certification.

  • May review and coach employees in accordance with plant goals.

  • Administers production salary/wage policy for operating personnel properly.

  • Administers, supports and/or enforces health, environmental and safety standards, work practices and housekeeping policies and procedures.

  • Arranges for proper maintenance of machines and equipment.

  • Reports daily indicators, including production scrap, batteries per person/hour, and batteries per measured hour.

  • Investigates material variances, reports results of investigation and recommends improvements.

  • Solicits and encourages process, procedure and equipment improvements from team members.

  • Audits Standard Work Practices for each area and regularly review for effectiveness through team meetings and practice.

  • May oversee receiving and receiving inspections.

  • Assigns work to meet daily manufacturing requirements.

  • May control labor and material usage to meet or improve standard costs.

  • Administers disciplinary procedures, company policies and/or union agreements.

  • Prepares reports.

  • Overtime is required to meet internal and external customer requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree.

  • In lieu of a bachelor's degree, will consider a 2-year degree and at least 2 years of experience OR 4 years of equivalent experience in combination of education and experience.

  • Entry-level position for manufacturing operations.

  • Must be able to work any assigned shift and required overtime.


What you get:

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, perks, and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide market share leadership
  • HQ location earns LEED certification for sustainability plus a full-service cafeteria and workout facility

Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world’s most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at www.clarios.com.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing Special.Accommodations@Clarios.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.

A Note to Job Applicants: please be aware of scams being perpetrated through the Internet and social media platforms. Clarios will never require a job applicant to pay money as part of the application or hiring process.

To all recruitment agencies: Clarios does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, Clarios employees or any other company location. Clarios is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.