Reporting to the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for organizing & managing all production & related activities in the assigned production area. The Group Leader supervises the production team members in implementing work processes, ensuring the production proceeds smoothly. In addition, the Group Leader is responsible for ensuring company policies are followed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Environmental Health & Safety Management:
Leads by example and reinforces safety practices while enforcing Tenneco safety policies.
Investigates reports and communicates all accidents, injuries and/or illness and near misses. Analyzes & systematically resolves the problem & prevents its recurrence (G2).
Plans, coordinates, and supervises the activities of team members to meet production schedules and to hold them accountable for their performance.
Supervises the team members in safety & standard operations, coordinating resources to handle production abnormalities promptly.
Leads the team by applying continuous improvement tools to the production area.
Champions the 5S process and ensures standards are achieved/maintained, & continue to improve.
Plans & implements training of multiple skills for the team members. Provides timely and effective feedback to team members.
Communicates frequently, ensuring stability in your team. Promptly report issues to the Area/Production Manager & the HR department if necessary.
Develops supports and monitors activities that foster teamwork and engagement within the group.
Bachelors Degree in Related Field
2 or more years of production management experience.
Must be willing to work an off-shift (2nd or 3rd)
Experience with leading groups of 25+ people
Work experience in the automotive parts industry preferred.
Understanding of lean production & 5S.
Familiar in the use of MS Office software.
Ability to operate, troubleshoot, make minor adjustments and/or perform preventive maintenance on metal bending, welding, forming, fabrication, and assembly equipment would be beneficial.
Experience in effective use of quality control gauges/equipment, inventory systems, blueprint interpretation, computer applications, and SPC charting where applicable.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence.
Experience leading groups of 50+