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Value Stream Leader 3rd Shift Paintline

GKN

Alamance, United States of America

Role Purpose
Job Summary:

Requirements:

Function as the hands-on facilitator of assembly cells in the Production Department. Fills-in for the Production Area Manager as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for safety, quality, delivery, and productivity of their assigned teams.
Function as primary facilitator for designated cell(s) and have responsibility for performance across all shifts.
Housekeeping and 5S responsibility for assigned cells and shop floor in general.
Responsible for KRONOS Time and Attendance tracking, cross charging hours, enforcing attendance policy, and reconciling payroll adjustments and corrections.
Make decisions regarding vacation and personal time planning.
Communicate and enforce company policies.
Maintain staffing to budgeted levels.
Process ECR’s and make requests for temporary labor.
Coach, train and develop teams/individuals to peak performance.
Counsel and discipline teams/individuals as necessary.
Hold regular team meetings, which should include support personnel as required.
Communicate and escalate with peers in production and support functions.
Champion QIP’s and Improvement Flashes which drive cell improvements. Work cross-functionally to address cell issues.
Aid in budgeting and scheduling process. Make overtime decisions along with Production Area Manager.
Represent production department in CAPM Process for new program launch.
Manage day-to-day exceptions with teamwork and good decision-making.
Perform other duties as required by Production Management.

Key Responsibilities

Maintain conformance to budgetary limitations in all reporting cells.
Exercise direct supervision over teams/cells in respect to safety, quality, delivery and cost of production to satisfy the customer.
Maintain a team based culture though leadership and by example.
Stimulate maximum efficiency and productivity of teams.
Manage the efficient utilization of equipment and facility.
Maintain compliance with company policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices.
Recommend subordinate personnel and/or rate changes.
Effectively manage employees through succession planning, development, and, when necessary, through disciplinary actions.
Recommend and justify purchase of new capital equipment.
Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills
Associates Degree in Manufacturing or related degree preferred, or at least one year towards the degree and working towards completion.Bachelors Degree preferred.
2 years manufacturing experience
Must possess strong leadership experience
Experience in high volume production
Familiar with standard accounting procedures

Ability to create and maintain a non-union environment


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