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Team Leader - Advanced

Location: Fort Lawn, SC, US

Date: Jan 18, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Why Gallo
Gallo is proud to be expanding into Chester County, South Carolina! Our Chester County Operations facility will be situated on 630 acres and include bottling and canning capabilities, warehousing, a regional distribution center, and will serve as the eastern hub for our import and export business.

We're approaching 100 years of bold ideas and hard work that unite us in our goal to serve joy in the moments that matter. As a company that has thrived on the simple belief of taking care of our people first, we appreciate and value what matters most to you. We're all about providing some of the best benefits, rewards, and development programs available in your area. We focus on caring and respecting each other, because together, we make growth possible.

At Gallo, we're passionate about bringing our culture to life in Chester County and to building something truly amazing, together.

Chester County Operations | We Serve Joy!


The Advanced Team Leader will be responsible for individual and team development, quality performance, cost parameters, and service to customers (internal and external). Works cross functionally with other departments to execute operations initiatives. Leads problem solving for area of responsibility and participates in cross functional problem solving. Responsible for a team of individuals with varying levels of experience and education. The Team Leader has experience in operations, manufacturing, distribution and supply chain processes and leads team members through initiative implementation and improving performance.

What You Will Do:


  • Influences and/or directs teams across departments/shifts.
  • Works cross functionally to implement projects
  • Builds daily work plans.
  • Provides real time status of floor activities to leadership and cross functional partners as needed.
  • Understands and manages and workforce planning; approves timecards.
  • Sets goals with and for team members to support business and personal development.
  • Determines, writes and executes appropriate performance management action; aligns with Operations Manager and Human Resources.
  • Promotes strong cross-functional collaboration.

Compliance, Regulatory and Safety

  • Teaches and coaches team members on adherence to Environmental, Health and Safety guidelines. Takes appropriate corrective action to address issues. Acts as Site Commander.
  • Ensures GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices).
  • Firm understanding of Serious Injury Fatality (SIF). Plans effective safety conversation by area based on data.
  • Leads employee injury incident investigations and root cause analysis, or near miss/near hit incidents that could result in injury.
  • Owns designated safety programs (mobile equipment, heat illness).

Technical Expertise

  • Effectively uses LEAN practices.
  • Identifies gaps in processes, writes standard work, performs Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and maintains quality standards.
  • Identifies need for updates to policies and practices associated with managing impact of change Notice of Change (NOC) and Management of Change (MOC); partners with leadership to initiate.


  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • Develops, coaches and mentors peers, indirect and subordinate staff.
  • If accountable for the work of others, conducts performance evaluations; reviews and communicates salary adjustments; rewards employees or takes disciplinary action, as necessary; addresses complaints and resolves issues.

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of production, operations or logistics experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of military operations and leadership experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 6 years of production, operations or logistics experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 6 years of military operations and leadership experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Successful completion of the Gallo Operations/Technical Management Program.
  • 1 year of supervisory or managerial experience; demonstrates team building, leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Required to work any assigned shift. 
  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering plus 2 years of production, operations or logistics experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Management plus 5 years of manufacturing operations management, or logistics operations management experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.


  • $65,790 - $116,000
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Perks & Benefits:

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package.
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Requisition ID: 100062 

Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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