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Operations Team Leader

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Date: Jun 14, 2017

Location: Sanford, ME, US


Salary Grade Range: 10 - 12

Employee Referral: $500.00 US Dollar

Relocation Assistance Offered Globally




Tom’s of Maine invites applications for the Operations Sr. Team Leader. The position will report to the Plant Manager and will be responsible for:

  • Effectively managing the lines production activities developing collaborative partnerships with other functions and colleagues
  • Delivering business results in: Environmental Health & Safety, Quality , Daily Production schedule adherence, Labor Relations and financial performance
  • Fostering a Continuous Improvement mindset through the implementation of FP&R (Factory Performance and Reliability) standard, small group teams
  • Forming, developing and coaching the team in a value-driven, performance based environment
  • Leading the team in completing key performance indicators (KPIs) and keeping  the plant informed about operations performance on a regular basis
  • Reviewing team analytics to maximize product quality and productivity
  • Developing teams through Coaching and Feedback addressing individual performance
  • Managing administrative daily duties such as timekeeping, vacation, overtime and attendance
  • Other job functions as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • BA / BS Degree (Engineering degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years Supply Chain Manufacturing work experience required
  • 2 years supervisory experience
  • Ability to work irregular shifts, including nights, weekends or holidays required
  • Experience with Shop Floor Reporting preferred
  • Basic understanding of FP&R standards

Expected Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint
  • Ability to build and lead effective teams to solve problems, make decisions, and take action within the organization.
  • Systems and conceptual thinking, with emphasis on SAP and APO experience/skills
  • Good technical, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Broad supply chain perspective

Leadership Competencies

  • Developing and Coaching People: Providing opportunities for learning and personal career growth;  taking responsibility for overall talent bench strength; setting stretch goals; measuring performance; taking timely action to address performance issues
  • Analysis/Decision Making: Gathering relevant information efficiently; applying logic in solving problems and making decisions; using data to support recommendations; weighing risks and predicting benefits and costs
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Fostering an environment that values teamwork and sharing of ideas, work and other things

Functional Competencies

  • Communicate Effectively: Expressing ideas clearly and simply; listening to others; creating and environment where people are comfortable expressing their thoughts; promoting the timely and ongoing flow of information to and from others
  • Give and Seek Feedback: Developing all Colgate people by giving and seeking constructive, specific feedback; providing directions and helping people stay on track; motivating positive change and inspiring exceptional work
  • Promote Teamwork: Creating a commitment to common goals; resolving conflict in a positive way


Are you interested in working for Tom's of Maine? You can apply to work with us using this online application. Attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.


Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Engineer, ERP, Plant, Operations, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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