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General Mills Day Shift Operations Team Leader in Hannibal, Missouri

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.


Hannibal is a high performing, multi-platform non-union facility with over 900 employees leading the safe, high quality production of a wide range of products. The plant supports the Snacks and Meals Operating Units across 17 production lines. This Operations Supervisor position will play a critical role in leading a zero loss culture.

The Operations Supervisor will provide manufacturing leadership to deliver a world-class operation. Operations Supervisors lead, motivate, and develop employees to achieve outstanding manufacturing results, while leveraging Continuous Improvement (Lean/TPM) tools, improving individual skills, and enhancing teamwork. This role will work a 3-2-2 schedule from 6:30 - 18:30.


  • Educate, develop and motivate a manufacturing work group to achieve required production results, improving individual technical skills and enabling collaboration across boundaries

  • Ensure that production facilities and finished products meet the company and government standards for quality, sanitation, and safety

  • 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 manufacturing work group to ensure that they have the ability to deliver results year over year through the use of continuous improvement tools and strategies

  • Function as a technical resource in areas of system operations and product requirements

  • Facilitate the effective interchange of information between work groups, cross-functional resources, and other members of the plant and corporate teams

  • Partner closely with the FSA/Line team to drive out losses and develop and engage team members in foundational systems

  • Lead projects for the Shells department including Human Safety, Food Safety, and Improvement-plan focused initiatives



  • High School diploma

  • 2+ years of relevant experience


  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 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

  • Sound analytical and business judgment including demonstrated problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills

  • Ability to plan, lead, and execute strategic initiatives in a complex environment

  • Mature approach to challenging situations and environments

  • Experience successfully leading projects or other large improvement plan initiatives is preferred

Requisition ID: 2020-14177

External Company Name: General Mills Services, Inc.

External Company URL: www.generalmills.com