With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and
belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we’re
the world’s #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We’re
Mondelēz International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80
countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are
marketed in around 165 countries.
Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by
building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.
As part of Manufacturing, you’ll use your skills, our
systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished
products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work,
you’ll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing
our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply
Reporting to the Line Manager and Process Engineer, the Line
Leader is responsible for upholding excellence on a high speed production line
in a food manufacturing environment. The Line Leader is responsible for
supervising and working with operators on the line in order to meet production
targets and uphold the highest quality standard.
Line Leaders are responsible for the day-to-day
manufacturing operations on a designated line. The Line Leader provides
leadership, direction, development, and support to line operators through
empowerment, teamwork, on-the-job assignments, and continuous improvement
initiatives. As a Line Leader, you will be responsible for the supervision of
an hourly workforce, providing direction, leadership, and helping the
development of your team members.
Line Leaders are the backbone of Mondelez. Without your
dedication, hard work, positive attitude, and leadership, there is no product
for the customer to enjoy.
- Provide information and direction to your team to achieve
safety, cost, quality, delivery, and morale goals.
- Ensure relevant OSHA regulations are fully complied with,
including personal protective equipment, fall protection, forklift and hazard
- Thoroughly investigate all accidents and complete accident
report on the date of occurrence.
- Follow and administer Quality Policies and Procedures
including food safety, HAACP, POGS, traceability, and production hold
- Maintain high standards of Good Manufacturing Practices and
housekeeping in the department.
- Drive to achieve the lowest cost. Achieve cost goals for
line, shift, and facility.
- Partner with maintenance personnel to improve efficiency and
UPTIME in the line.
- Ensure that all department employees are properly oriented
- Evaluate performance and recommend areas of improvements as
appropriate. Accountable for employee’s
performance management, attendance tracking, training documentation, and
coordination of overtime.
- Lead the development of work practices that promote autonomy
and accountability at all levels.
- Support operators to troubleshoot equipment if an error is
- Participate in change-over and sanitation activities along
with Line Operators
- Facilitate the accurate assessment of performance and
implementation of ideas.
- Work across departments including production, continuous
improvement, maintenance, quality, and finance in order to ensure process
sustainability tools are understood and utilized regularly, with a focus on
employee understanding and application of these tools.
- Ensure that mixing, forming, baking, and packaging processes
are aligned to drive process and product sustainability.
- Develop and update these process sustainability tools as
needed, with an emphasis on enabling process owners to own tools in their
- Responsible for establishing ownership of document accuracy
on the floor and the process to ensure they are updated and match team site
- Engage and coach employees on process sustainability best
practices, including home settings, run rules, one point lessons, and deviation
forms. Get feedback from employees on the floor on a regular basis to assess
understanding and application of best practices. Adjust plans accordingly depending on employee
- Participate as a member of a focus team and leverage process
check information to improve process sustainability.
- Evaluate and assess employees to determine training needs
and develop employees to improve their knowledge and application of process
sustainability tools (e.g. home settings, run rules, deviation forms,
checklists, and one point lessons).
- Establish procedures for consistent start-up, shutdown, and
clean-up of each process.
- Partner with the continuous improvement department in order
to develop strategic and tactical plan and ensure alignment with annual
Preparation and Implementation Period
- Responsible for learning, implementing, and teaching our
Integrated Lean Six Sigma (IL6S) operational culture in his/her team on the
- Responsible for learning and improving skills based on
equipment, tools, and systems as described on his/her skill matrix.
- Responsible for driving his/her team to learn and improve
their skills based on equipment, tools, and systems as described on their skill
- Responsible for learning, reviewing, and implementing the
Standard Operating Procedures for start-up, shut-down, and clean-up of
- Responsible for creating, reviewing, and updating One Point
Lessons to document learnings and train operators.
- Responsible for leading his/her team during the different
phases of the training program including on boarding, training at other
Mondelez location, and vendors training.
- Responsible for leading his/her team in the implementation
of tools and systems of Integrated Lean Six Sigma on the line including 5S,
safety maps, identification and correction of equipment defects, identification
and correction of hard to reach areas and sources of contamination,
implementation of center lines, definition and implementation of cleaning,
inspection, and lubrication schedules.
- Responsible for leading his/her team during the execution of
the product trials plan on the line.
- Responsible for leading his/her team during the execution of
the commissioning, qualification, and, verification plan on the line.
- Responsible for leading his/her team as a high performance
team to deliver best in class results during the start-up of the line.
- Responsible for supporting the Vertical Start-up team on
other activities as needed by the business.
- Responsible for leading his/her team to run production on
the line while ensuring that Safety, Quality, and Cost targets are met.
- Responsible for leading his/her team to follow all safety
guidelines, good manufacturing practices, and quality systems by being the role
model for his/her team to follow.
- Responsible for leading his/her team to use predefined
centerlines in order to produce within product specifications.
- Responsible for leading his/her team to perform the
predefined quality tests on the product and package while running production in
order to guarantee compliance to our quality program.
- Responsible for leading his/her team to identify defects on
equipment using abnormalities tags, correct the right type of defects, and
communicate to the maintenance department the types of defects that can’t be
corrected by operators in order to maintain the integrity of equipment and
- Responsible for leading his/her team to perform on the
equipment the predefined cleaning, inspection, and lubrication tasks as
scheduled in order to maintain the integrity of the equipment and sustain
- Responsible for leading his/her team to perform the standard
operating procedures for start-up, shut-down, and clean-up on the various
equipment on the line.
- Responsible for leading his/her team to identify areas of
opportunities for improvement, define action plans, and implement Kaizens.
- Responsible for leading his/her team in increasing their
troubleshooting skills and on the equipment and processes in order to promote
the culture of autonomous operational teams.
- Responsible for leading his/her team to perform all change
over and sanitation procedures as predefined in order to complete them with the
minimum possible downtime.
- A 4-year BS/BA degree in engineering is preferred.
- High school diploma is mandatory.
- Minimum of 2-years of supervisory experience in
manufacturing is required.
- Prior technical experience in processing and packaging in
food manufacturing is desired.
- Computer skills in Microsoft word, excel, power point, and
outlook is required.
- Prior experience in lean six sigma is desired.
- Exceptional English communication (verbal and written)
- Must be able to work any shift, weekends and overtime as
- Must be flexible to travel to other sites within North
America and Europe as part of their training program.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability
to influence without authority is required.
- Demonstrated skills in conflict management and fair
management practices is required.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and provide direction to teams
- Demonstrated ability to coach and develop teams is required.
Mondelez Canada welcomes and encourages applications from
people with disabilities. Accommodations for disabilities or other grounds
protected by human rights legislation are available upon request for candidates
taking part in all aspects of the employment selection process. If you are a
person with a disability and have questions or would like help with your
application, please contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Applicants must complete all required steps in the application
process, including providing education and work history, in order to be
considered for this position. All applicants will receive an email after
submitting the first stage of the application. This email will include a link
to return to the second stage of the application process. If you had previously
submitted a resume, you will need to confirm/verify education and work history.
For those that did not submit a resume, you will need to manually enter
education and work history.