Logistics Supervisor – 2nd Shift – Buffalo, NY

Job Number: 13164
Location(s): Buffalo, NY

General Mills is reshaping the future of food. We believe food makes us better. It nourishes our bodies, brings us joy and connects us to each other. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Yoplait, Annie’s Homegrown, Old El Paso, Epic Provisions, Blue Buffalo and more. Are you passionate about the future of food? You’ve come to the right table. We want the very best talent to help lead something big.

Job Details

Overview & Responsibilities

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Logistics Supervisor will provide logistics leadership to deliver a world-class operation. Supervisors lead, motivate, and develop employees to achieve outstanding manufacturing results, while leveraging Continuous Improvement (Lean/TPM) tools, improving individual skills, and enhancing teamwork.  The Logistics Supervisors will provide daily supervision of the Cereal warehouse team.  The Buffalo Cereal Warehouse consists of 42 forklift production employees across all shifts, a shipping/receiving office, 24 Automated Guided Vehicles and management of the inbound and outbound flow of raw and finished Puff and Chex products.  This role will work 2nd shift, roughly 2pm – 11pm with occasional weekend coverage. 

 

Buffalo is a multi-platform union facility with over 400 employees leading the safe, high quality production of a wide range of products.  The plant supports the Cereal and Convenience and Food Service Operating Units.  This Team Leader position will play a critical role in leading a zero loss culture specifically in our Cereal business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Educate, develop and motivate a material handling work group to achieve results, improving individual technical skills and enabling collaboration across boundaries
  • Identify, initiate, and lead safety improvement initiatives. Address safety concerns immediately
  • Provide business leadership which demonstrates commitment to department and plant goals on a day to day basis—commitment to results
  • Effectively conduct team meetings to communicate organizational and policy changes
  • Support raw material and finished goods cycle count program
  • Establish and sustain sound relationships with all employees in order to foster an environment where innovative methods are used to involve others in creative solutions to issues
  • Provide business leadership which demonstrates commitment to department and plant objectives on a day to day basis
  • Facilitate, coach, counsel, and guide the work group to ensure that they have the ability to deliver results year over year through the use of continuous improvement tools and strategies 
Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • 1-3+ years logistics/manufacturing experience

  • High School diploma
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity and change
  • Flexibility to work off shifts, weekends, and holidays as required

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of technology and providing solutions to technical challenges
  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to implement change
  • Mature approach to challenging situations and environments
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity and change
  • Demonstrated understanding of technology and providing solutions to technical challenges
  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to implement change
  • Mature approach to challenging situations and environments
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Flexibility to work off shifts, weekends, and holidays as required

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Overview & Responsibilities

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Logistics Supervisor will provide logistics leadership to deliver a world-class operation. Supervisors lead, motivate, and develop employees to achieve outstanding manufacturing results, while leveraging Continuous Improvement (Lean/TPM) tools, improving individual skills, and enhancing teamwork.  The Logistics Supervisors will provide daily supervision of the Cereal warehouse team.  The Buffalo Cereal Warehouse consists of 42 forklift production employees across all shifts, a shipping/receiving office, 24 Automated Guided Vehicles and management of the inbound and outbound flow of raw and finished Puff and Chex products.  This role will work 2nd shift, roughly 2pm – 11pm with occasional weekend coverage. 

 

Buffalo is a multi-platform union facility with over 400 employees leading the safe, high quality production of a wide range of products.  The plant supports the Cereal and Convenience and Food Service Operating Units.  This Team Leader position will play a critical role in leading a zero loss culture specifically in our Cereal business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Educate, develop and motivate a material handling work group to achieve results, improving individual technical skills and enabling collaboration across boundaries
  • Identify, initiate, and lead safety improvement initiatives. Address safety concerns immediately
  • Provide business leadership which demonstrates commitment to department and plant goals on a day to day basis—commitment to results
  • Effectively conduct team meetings to communicate organizational and policy changes
  • Support raw material and finished goods cycle count program
  • Establish and sustain sound relationships with all employees in order to foster an environment where innovative methods are used to involve others in creative solutions to issues
  • Provide business leadership which demonstrates commitment to department and plant objectives on a day to day basis
  • Facilitate, coach, counsel, and guide the work group to ensure that they have the ability to deliver results year over year through the use of continuous improvement tools and strategies 

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • 1-3+ years logistics/manufacturing experience

  • High School diploma
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity and change
  • Flexibility to work off shifts, weekends, and holidays as required

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of technology and providing solutions to technical challenges
  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to implement change
  • Mature approach to challenging situations and environments
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
  • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting work priorities, ambiguity, adversity and change
  • Demonstrated understanding of technology and providing solutions to technical challenges
  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to implement change
  • Mature approach to challenging situations and environments
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Flexibility to work off shifts, weekends, and holidays as required

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