Spirit Production Team Leader Careers – Diageo

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  • Post Date : November 16, 2021
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Job Description

Job Title:  Spirit Production Team Leader

Organisation: Diageo

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: Spirits Production Manager


About US:

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Windsor, Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Upholding standards through practices

  • Own KPI targets across shifts as well as for the line/process.
  • Set and deliver the team goals for quality, safety and waste
  • Follow leader standard work and ensure all team members follow standard operating procedures
  • Continuously drive for the next level of performance. Be bold on action planning and delivery
  • Sign off production plan
  • Interpret requirements e.g. Asset Care, 5S and deploy resources to make it happen.
  • Completely accountable for planning and driving the Asset Care agenda for the shift
  • Develop team morale, recognize great performance and take timely action to address under performance where necessary

Problem solving for performance

  • Ensure proper application of RCPS through role modelling and leadership. Raise 5 why’s as defined by agreed trigger points and lead situational problem solving on shift.
  • React immediately to issues as they are exposed. Own Accident reports and non-conforming product
  • Engage with the Daily Operational Review meetings to discuss persistent performance issues.

Managing Change for continuous improvement

  • Manage and build capability of the team
  • Influence support functions to support their improvement initiatives
  • Create a “high performing team”. Lead the team through defined phases of development. Identify capability needs of the team members and the team.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced formal training or further education or qualified through experience
  • NEBOSH qualification or willing to complete it within 12 months
  • Relevant IBD qualification (General Certificate in Spirits/Beer Packaging) or willing to complete within 12 months
  • At least three years’ experience in production management. Ideally in a shift based FMCG manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to manage people performance, coaching and development of a multi-disciplined team of between 10 to 20 people.
  • Proactive structured problem evaluation & solving skills learnt through exposure to Lean, Six Sigma, TPM or Manufacturing excellence.
  • Experience of working in a challenging quality & customer focused FMCG environment.
  • Basic financial awareness, understanding of business drivers, budgeting processes.
  • Standard business (MS Office) and Diageo packages.
  • Is experienced of working within the Performance Management structure of KPI’s and Tier Review Meeting Structure
  • Has a proven track record in adherence to Core Process and Standards
  • Demonstrates role model behaviour and coaches others to follow a consistent approach and go beyond mandatory minimum requirements
  • Proactively leverages the learning curriculums and materials on Diageo Academy and other sources to continuously grow and develop in role.
  • Win through Execution – Lead bold execution in a fast moving world
  • Inspire through Purpose – Amplify our purpose internally and externally
  • Shape the Future – Create focus and ownership for shaping Diageo’s future ambition
  • Invest in Talent – Harness the full extent of Diageo’s talent and diversity
  • Entry level requirements – skills and experience


How to Apply:

If you desire to join the world’s leading premium drinks business, Diageo, in the aforementioned capacity, please click web link below


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