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SANFORD MATERIALS SUPPORT TEAM LEADER - 1ST shift

Country:
United States
Work Location:
Sanford/Precision Forming
State:
North Carolina
19 Mar 2021
Job Type:
Regular
About The Opportunity

Leads and coordinates activities of a material handling warehouse team working a 24-hour/7-day schedule.  Identifies and corrects situations utilizing problem solving skills. Position offers a great opportunity to develop and use countermeasures in order to remove waste and improve cost.  Initial training may take place at other GKN locations (Alamance, Roxboro).

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitates daily results review meetings and participates in other site communication meetings as necessary

  • Coordinates resource and staffing needs for team and with other areas.

  • Audit work area for 5S and other shift standard work.

  • Identifies shift priorities and resource constraints.

  • Organizes Cycle Count process with Root Cause Analysis to maintain inventory accuracy.

  • Develops countermeasures and reacts to abnormalities that may result from supporting team members, observation from line(s)/cell(s) or equipment, safety, quality, delivery, and cost.

  • Escalates issues to supervisor or manager as needed.

  • Creates and audits adherence to standard work amongst team leaders.

  • Develops and manages skills matrix and coordinate as necessary.

  • Identifies and addresses any 5S, quality, production issues. Check production sheets for accuracy and completion.

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

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

  • Creates and maintains a team atmosphere by coaching, recognizing, rewarding, and providing constructive feedback to the team.

  • Reviews any accident reports for members in the line(s)/cell(s).


Qualifications/Experience/Skills


High School Diploma or GED.

  • Be proficient in math and reading.

  • Have a good performance and attendance record. 

  • Experience in automotive high-volume environment.


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.