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Value Stream Leader - 3rd Shift

GKN

Roxboro, United States of America

Role Purpose
“GKN Driveline is one of the world's leading automotive systems suppliers. Our vision for GKN Driveline is to be the number one supplier of driveline systems and solutions by operating our business to the highest standards of quality, integrity and performance.”

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

Key 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.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Bachelors= degree (in a technical discipline desired) or equivalent experience required, with 3 - 5 years in a manufacturing environment. Experience as a successful supervisor in high volume production would be beneficial.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Above average office and/or shop environment.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to Production Area Manager.


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