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Manufacturing Production Team Leader

Company: Walterscheid Inc.
Location: Loves Park
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Shift times: 3rd shift 11pm-7am Pay Negotiable depending on experience Salary Position - $69,000 - $80,000 Plus shift premium Role Purpose: Directly leads a manufacturing team of hourly production personnel and supervision and indirectly leads support team members from production planning, manufacturing engineering, quality, and maintenance. This production team is responsible for all aspects of production for a single product line. This would include Production planning, staffing, quality improvements, efficiency improvements, and maintaining quality and maintenance requirements. Each production team is responsible for achieving a defined set of KPIs from which performance can be measured, visualized, tracked, and reported. Key Responsibilities: Leads all related production planning activities for the defined area of responsibility. This requires cross-functional communication and cooperation throughout the organization. Plan and coordinate resources to drive operational excellence. Lead daily production meetings and lead monthly operations review and forecast meetings for the respective area of responsibility. Implement improvements using lean manufacturing practices such as Problem identification and problem-solving techniques (PPS), value stream mapping, use of Kanban/Heijunka systems TPM processes, Loss Time Analysis, KASS, and LELC, etc. Act as coach or mentor for direct reports and other team members to develop skills in lean concepts, leadership, and the development of next-level associates to further drive the improvement philosophy to all levels of the organization. Active involvement in the training process and assures that training is carried out within the area of responsibility. Responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by adhering to established safety practices as well as actively participating in safety committee meetings. Actively participates/supports quality-related functions including support efforts for ISO standards, process, product, and other audits which support/improve departmental/line activities. All other duties as assigned Qualifications: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Associates degree or higher in Management or Engineering or relevant experience preferred 3-5 years of experience as a supervisor in a manufacturing environment Understanding targets and capability to create/ deliver a plan to achieve them; monitor accordingly Ability to appropriately escalate any deviations/ potential deviations from the plan Ability to create/grow the culture of CI - Facilitate Improvements while teaching the tools Problem-Solving skills 5Y, Fishbone, A3, etc. Experience with MS Office software Understanding of MRP systems Experience implementing lean in a manufacturing environment Set expectations, coach, recognize and provide constructive feedback as appropriate to the EI team i.e. Proven experience in leading teams Additional Information: Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee in order 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 regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus May occasionally be required to lift or move objects of up to 25 pounds Work environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in this environment is usually moderate. The position is office-based but requiring a substantial amount of time in the shop of a traditional engineering facility.This facility includes such processes as presses, metal forming machines, welding, painting, and warehousing, and materials movement equipment You should be proficient in: Machine Setups for Production Runs Blueprint Reading Quality Inspection Experience Troubleshooting Industrial Automation Equipment Lean Manufacturing Principles ISO 9001 Certification Experience

Keywords: Walterscheid Inc., Rockford , Manufacturing Production Team Leader, Professions , Loves Park, Illinois

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