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Team Lead - Machining

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Bowling Green
State:
Ohio
Advertising End Date:
08 Nov 2019
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity

Primary Purpose:

Maintain the productivity of the assigned department or value stream. Identify abnormalities and correct situations utilizing practical problem-solving and use countermeasures in order to remove waste and improve cost.

Key Responsibilities
  • Fill in for absenteeism, vacations, or other manpower shortages. Provide relief when operators need to be away from their work area.
  • Provide input to the Value Steam Leader or Supervisor on daily staffing, rotation, and scheduling decisions including coverage for breaks, lunches, etc.
  • Facilitate Team Start of Shift meeting and End of Shift review meeting for assigned areas and participate in other site communication meetings as necessary.
  • React to abnormalities by utilizing Quick Response Quality Circle (QRQC) and escalate when needed.
  • Update daily metrics on the PVD board.
  • Conduct layered process audits.
  • Identify and implement by coordinating with other functional areas any Continuous Improvement activities that drive:
    • KPI's  back to standard or better than standard
    • Improved tooling/equipment performance
    • Improved work place organization and overall process flow improvements
  • Create and audit adherence to standard work among team members.
  • Promote and maintain a positive team atmosphere by coaching, recognizing rewarding, and providing constructive feedback to the team.
  • Provide input to Value Stream Leaders on employee performance and development.
Qualifications and Skills
Formal Qualifications required:
Essential
High School Diploma or equivalent
 
Desirable
Five or more years' experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience in an ISO9000 environment is preferred
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Lean Enterprise experience
Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, MS Project, MfgPro)
 
Specific Functional Capabilities, Knowledge, and Skills Required
Essential
ISO 14001/18000 Quality - TS16949, Lean Enterprise to include Kaizen activities, SP, KPI's, Problem solving tools, KanBan, and Basic Financial metric understanding (CIP).
 
About Us

GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive 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 Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive 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, colour, 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.


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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