Business Unit Leader

US Smokeless Tobacco Co

Richmond, Virginia

7/10/2020 8:25:44 AM


Engineering Manufacturing Manufacturing



Do you have experience leading teams in a complex business environment? Do you enjoy developing people and leading a team to accomplish business goals? If so, then we have an opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking a highly qualified Business Unit Leader (Production/Maintenance Supervisors) to join us at our Manufacturing Center in Richmond, VA. You will lead teams in understanding and translating functional or business strategies into tactical implementation plans within the business unit.

What will you be doing?

• You are managing resources and staffing levels within the unit to meet production, compliance, team and project objectives or goals
• You will determine and provide for team and individual development based on the needs of the business. You will develop and sustain problem solving, continuous improvement and decision-making skills
• You will seek mentoring opportunities with teams and individuals for performance improvement, administering rewards, recognition, and consequences when appropriate
• You'll develop and monitor key, actionable measures with your team to link business unit performance to factory and manufacturing-wide objectives or strategy
• You will coordinate production and planned activities of business unit with team members and support resources to meet established schedules and assure effective execution of work processes
• You will develop and share meaningful information to support and focus problem solving and process improvement efforts of Work Teams in line with key measures, business goals, and strategic initiatives

What does your background look like?

• You have a Bachelors’ degree OR relevant military experience OR 5+ years of manufacturing leadership experience
• Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment preferred; familiarity with principles / concepts of Quality Systems / Lean Principles within manufacturing
• You have confirmed ability to effectively coach and lead employees in a team-based environment
• You have the ability to draw on knowledge and experience to resolve problems, identify needs, and apply logic / deductive reasoning to develop and implement lasting solutions
• You possess a demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in a changing environment. You can make decisions using independent judgment under time constraints with minimal supervision when required
• You are able to perform the duties within a manufacturing environment
• You can negotiate and build consensus for resource needs, problem solving and solutions with peers, subordinates and management through networks within and beyond the business unit or department
• You are open to working 1st, 2nd or 3rd shifts

Richmond, VA - Virginia


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