Team Lead- Materials- 1st Shift
Maintains all operations within a specified area including , training employees, leading area safety, meeting area quality goals, reducing downtime, reducing rejected materials, proactively coordinating material staging and flow, increasing area productivity, identifying employee issues and communicating them in a timely manner, reducing employee turnover and assuring area preparedness. Must lead by example in all areas above and must effectively communicate with employees both within and outside of the given area. Must lead by example and maintain a good attendance record.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Trains (and maintain) employees to follow standard work and to understand JDS’s.
Engages in continuous improvement activities.
Supports Unit Leaders by managing downtime, using visual management tools, applying EMS and 5’s skills, and ensure smooth transition and accurate use of parts for all changeovers.
Encourage open communication and employee engagement to help improve employee morale.
Utilize fact based decision making and uses problem solving skills to improve area performance.
Assures all needed equipment is in the area for the employees and the equipment is ready for the following shift each day.
Seeks all available resources to support area activities and assists employees in a timely manner.
Monitors and maintains and communicates all production issues and employee related issues and seeks support when needed on all issues that are critical.
* One Team Leader per line in Assembly is responsible for following the change over down the line to ensure that the correct parts are being used.
High School Diploma
2-3 years of Production Experience
Time Management Skills
Must have no written disciplinary actions within 6 months
Must have 2.0 points attendance or less
Communicate clearly and concisely in English both verbally and in writing.
Successfully complete EMS Team Leader Training within 90 days of hire within the position and achieve EMS Yellow Gear certification within first 30 days and EMS Green Gear certification within 12 months.
Ability to bend, stoop, grip, reach and lift up to 40 lbs. on a repetitive basis.
Able to stand the majority of the shift to perform duties.
Familiar with Microsoft Office software is preferred