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Production Team Leader

Company: DENSO Manufacturing North Carolina, Inc.
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*Position Summary: * This position is responsible for developing and monitoring the performance of Associates and for the improvement of production and quality performance.*Responsibilities* - Working from a production schedule, Kanbans and/or direction from the Supervisor, makes appropriate manpower assignments to meet requirements. - Submits overtime requests to Supervisor for approval, when necessary. - Is responsible for motivating and encouraging Associates to participate in teamwork and Kaizen activities. - Ensures that work manuals are in place and up-to-date. - Responsible for coordinating the training of all Associates. Maintains on-the-job training records for all Associates. - Resolves Associate concerns, conducts performance appraisals, administers discipline when necessary and is also responsible for promoting positive Associate relations within the department. - Uses the Kanban pattern post to coordinate process changeovers. - Obtains component parts, tools and supplies necessary for production. - Ensures equipment is functional and meets all safety requirements through TPM activity. - Performs hourly checks and process audits to ensure productivity and quality standards are met. Enters daily production data into productivity tracking system and analyzes data for improvement opportunities. - Reviews and approves vacation requests and completes absence reports. - Reviews quality issues requiring corrective action with the Supervisor to ensure compliance with all IATF-16949 requirements. - Ensures all work areas meet 5S standards. - Will assist Supervisor as required. May be required to fill-in for Supervisor in his/her absence. - May be required to perform additional duties as assigned.*Quality / Environmental Roles and Responsibilities: * - Follows all procedures and work instructions and makes recommendations to improve the process. Notifies Leader immediately upon detecting any non-conformances. - Records all non-conformances to ensure corrective action and preventative measures are taken and assist in the problem solving process. - Communicates and practices DMNC's Quality and Environmental Management Systems. Takes an active role in achieving and maintaining IATF-16949 and ISO-14001.*Knowledge, Skills, and Education Required* - Associate's degree or high school diploma or equivalent and 2-3 years of experience. - Previous experience in a leadership role. - Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to guide others. - Mechanical aptitude. - Knowledge of statistical process control and manufacturing processes. - Basic computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.*Working Conditions**: *Plant environment. Some automated machinery. Safety glasses required. May move, lift or carry objects up to 35 lbs. Standing and walking a majority of the time.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Day shift* Overtime* Weekend availabilityEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: DENSO Manufacturing North Carolina, Inc., Battle Creek , Production Team Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Battle Creek, Michigan

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