Manufacturing Team Leader - 2nd Shift

General Summary: Assist APU Manager to organize and motivate employees toward achieving departmental goals for safety, quality, training, on-time work orders, housekeeping, and other areas of continuous improvement.



Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Observe Team Members work methods to assure compliance with work instructions
  2. Actively coordinate training and cross training, ensuring needed skills and competencies are captured and employed
  3. Staffing and SIOP process
  4. Coordinates problem solving regarding accidents or near misses, report accidents or near misses to Supervisor, encourage and assure good safety, ergonomic and work practices
  5. Inspect work area for potential safety hazards or problems, assist in the resolution of safety and ergonomic issues.
  6. Train Team members regarding proper work procedures, proper use of tools and equipment, proper safety and Lock-out procedures and good ergonomic practices
  7. Coordinate and communicates with upstream and downstream processes
  8. Kronos (employee payroll), vacation approval and time off coordination
  9. Actively drives quality standards by verifying standard work processes on a daily basis. Confirms effectiveness of corrective actions and assist in solving quality issues.
  10. Accurately and promptly identifies, contains and escalates processes that may lead to scrap.
  11. Report operating status and conditions (breakdowns)
  12. Actively participates in the MRB process and disposition of materials.
  13. Drives process confirmation and continuous improvement for the production line, actively tracking OPR, TPM, daily PMs, 5S, Safety & Quality.
  14. Actively ensures continuous flow within the production line, identifying bottlenecks and implementing countermeasures to meet KPIs and the daily build plan.
  15. Consistently drives positive, incremental improvements that deliver results.
  16. Possesses a strong understanding of GPS Tools and proactively supports GPS initiatives, implementing GPS tools for improvements.
  17. Effectively listens to concerns of employees, speaks professionally and effectively resolves conflicts and concerns regarding the daily execution of work.
  18. Effectively motivates individuals and facilitates positive team dynamics
  19. Identify processes to increase productivity within the department.
  20. Implement 5S Activities
  21. Implement TPM activities.
  22. Communicate production requirements and assist team to achieve goal.
  23. Understand SAP confirmations and insure process is followed.
  24. Lead DAM Meetings



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A desire to be in a leadership role and accept the responsibilities of meeting production goals.
  • Possess a demonstrated ability to work within a team.
  • Understand and demonstrate a proactive safety approach.
  • Possess good problem solving skills with limited supervision.
  • Proven ability to direct, train, and give guidance on the operation of machinery and processes.
  • Must maintain a good attendance record.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Proven program/editing experience where applicable.
  • Ability to run key machines within areas of responsibility.


Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma preferred, plus 3-5 years’ production experience.
  • A minimum of two years’ Grundfos assembly experience preferred. 
  • Also, must currently work in area applying for.
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