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Assembly Team Lead (BR, D Shift)

United States
Work Location:
Sanford/Precision Forming
North Carolina
Advertising End Date:
29 Aug 2019
Job Type:
About The Opportunity

Awesome opportunity for growth while identifying normalities and correct situations utilizing LELC problem solving skills. This position is a great opportunity to develop and use countermeasures in order to remove waste and improve cost. 

Key Responsibilities

Facilitate Team Start of Shift meeting and End of Shift review meeting for assigned areas and participate in other site communication meetings as necessary

Plan and coordinate scheduled downtime and changeovers

Inform team of priorities. Coordinate resource and staffing needs for team and with other areas.

Audit for 5S and other shift overlap standard work.

Communicate with leaving Team Leader ensuring standard PVD information is accurate and that PVD is up to date

Identify shift priorities and resource constraints. Coordinate resource and staffing needs with other Teams

Verify expected throughput and PPPH. Countermeasure and react as necessary.

Ensure PPPH plan and budget/scheduled productivity concur. Reassign staffing and priorities if PPPH budget cannot be met and escalate to supervisor as necessary.

Countermeasure and react to abnormalities that may result from supporting team members, observation from line(s)/cell(s) or equipment, cell metrics from PVD in regards to safety, quality, delivery and cost. Escalate to Group Leader, Cell Engineer or maintenance as necessary.

Make rounds in line(s)/cell(s) and records production results as appropriate.

Report on the status of line(s)/cell(s) as appropriate.

Create and audit adherence to standard work amongst team leaders.

Develop and manage skills matrix and coordinate as necessary.

Note any 5S, quality, production issues. Check production sheets for accuracy and completion.

Coordinate overtime scheduling.

Ensure issues affecting the teams are on the End of Line Boards and that EOL board is up to date and accurate.

Input information concerning problems into the daily causal log or other communication method as necessary.

Provide input to employee performance reviews and support development of team members.

Create and maintain a team atmosphere by coaching, recognizing, rewarding, and providing constructive feedback to the team.

Review any accident reports for members of the team.

Address and escalate concerns that impact delivery.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Have a High School Diploma or GED.

Have the physical ability to bend at more than a 45 degree angle, stoop, twist, turn, lift up to 30 pounds, and use repetitive hand motions.

Pass Drug and background screens.

Counseling <=2 in either attendance or performance categories.

Be proficient in math and reading, as determined by passing the Work Keys Assessment.

Have a good performance and attendance record.

Must have experience in automotive high volume environment.

About Us

GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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