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Operations Team Leader

Location: Livingston, CA, US

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

As an Operations Team Leader you will be responsible for leading and motivating team members toward a common goal.  You will have broad influence on the organization both cross-shift and cross-functional in helping to drive exceptional performance.  If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your continuous improvement skills through lean practices, we offer green and black belt certifications.  At Gallo, your career path is unique to you and the experiences you are looking to gain.

What You Will Do
Leadership Development-

  • Leads and develop team members through removing barriers to performance, providing needed resources and clearly setting goals
  • Develops a sense of ownership among department individuals and teams

Continuous Improvement-

  • Champion the 4E’s (Engages, Enlists, Envisions, and Executes)
  • Works cross-functionally to improve processes within the organization
  • Support Lean Enterprise and Kaizen teams

Change Agent-

  • Embrace change and lead team members through change

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 4 years of production, operations or logistics experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 4 years of supervisory/managerial experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 4 years of military operations experience to include leadership experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Required to workday, swing or graveyard shifts as scheduled.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Management plus 2 years of manufacturing operations management, or logistics operations management experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility. '
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Technical production/operations or technical maintenance experience.
  • Experience leading high performance work teams and providing motivation to achieve plan goals.
  • Supervisory or managerial experience; demonstrates team building, leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Experience using a production work management system.
  • Experience implementing Lean Manufacturing practices.
  • Consumer Package Goods experience.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment-based visas for this position now or in the future.
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Requisition ID: 88422 


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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