Warner Electric is looking for our next Team Leader to lead production cells for our 3rd Shift (10:35pm-7:05am) operations. Our Team Leaders have a direct impact on our safety, culture, work place organization, internal and external quality, on-time delivery, productivity and inventory.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be team oriented, understand the proper use of common tools and measuring devices including but not limited to test fixtures, calipers, gages, etc., have the ability to build complex assemblies and must have the ability and willingness to train others.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include but are not limited to:
Lead all activities relating to production performance. Coordinate activities of production personnel and guide our people in their development
Continually improve safety record with a proactive approach to physical safety issues and employee safety behavior. Maintain and improve housekeeping in all areas
Collaborate, develop, implement, and maintain improvement initiatives and Lean manufacturing processes along with the ability to read and follow process instructions
Read and follow process instructions, use basic hand tools, read and interpret blueprints and drawings and lifting devices like a hoist or crane
Set up and operate various press and other manufacturing equipment in order to produce final products along with a willingness to learn multiple roles and skills
Performs standard work, quality inspections and uses process controls methods to complete the manufacturing process
Coordinate and actively support our local Warner Electric team, Altra business unit and corporate management initiatives
QUALIFICATIONS and COMPETENCIES:
Sense of urgency: have a bias for action
Results Oriented: takes ownership and has a drive to achieve goals in the short and long term
Technical Excellence: have the job-related expertise and motivation to use and expand one's technical knowledge
Data Driven: uses facts to assist with making decisions; when necessary, willing to make decisions with incomplete data. Ability to compile relevant data when none exists
Develop Organizational Leaders: a genuine commitment to foster long-term growth and development of associates, with the particular attention to how their talent can best be utilized to meet current and future business needs
Strong Communication: Capable of transferring verbal, written, electronic and printed communications across various mediums to effectively deliver messages to appropriate recipient
Strong Problem-Solving, Critical Thinking, and Analytical Skills: uses ability to synthesize, interpret, and communicate market and competitive data
Teamwork and collaboration: develops high-quality working relationships in order to influence, gain support, and achieve results
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE CREDENTIALS:
High School Diploma or GED
Previous leadership and manufacturing experience
Working knowledge of lean manufacturing, TPS, 6 Sigma, or similar improvement methods
Post-secondary education preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, carry, grasp, bend walk, sit, lift, and use hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Lifting requirements include but not limited to the following:
Constantly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Constantly carry up to 17 pounds
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, beyond 50 pounds with assist only