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Team Leader

Company: Advics
Location: Terre Haute
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description:

At ADVICS Manufacturing Indiana, we are proud to manufacture advanced braking systems that save lives, improving safety and comfort in an environmentally responsible manner.

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of products and people during daily production. With regular communication and collaboration with Supervisor and Maintenance, the Team Leader effectively manages abnormal conditions and initial containment of potential defects or issues, completes checks and observations to confirm that quality is maintained and production lines are running efficiently, and meets production quantities, documentation, and daily data entry requirements.

Objectives of this role:

  • Effectively facilitate day-to-day production activity, documentation, and data entry
  • Monitor production lines and effectively react to abnormal line conditions
  • Implement proactive Kaizen activities to improve production output and identify safety concerns
  • Improve team member performance with standard work observations processRole Responsibilities
    • Understand and assist in performing daily start up checks and preventative maintenance assignments
    • Perform machine change overs and set up, including NG master and Failsafe confirmation
    • Understand and operate individual process stations on all equipment
    • Clear all faults and conduct machine restarts
    • Inspects and measures parts and products to verify conformance to specifications
    • Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve production methods, increase equipment performance, and improve the quality of the products
    • Complete daily shift start-up meetings
    • Effectively respond to abnormal conditions to maintain quality and safety
    • Lead containment activities and participate in defect sorting activities
    • Perform skill to judge certification
    • Conduct standard work observations to identify line issues, difficult work, and team member safety and ergonomic issuesLeadership Responsibilities:
      • Answer team member questions about production requirements, production issues
      • Collaborate with supervisor to ensure effective manpower allocation to meet production needs. Required Competencies:
        • Communication- Writes and speaks well, listens to others, and maintains open communication
        • Initiative- Makes reliable progress even when facing obstacles, works well independently
        • Collaboration- Welcomes team atmosphere and works well with others, participates in team discussions
        • Participation in group activities as directed by company or S/V
        • Willingness to grow or improve, flexible and willing to work in any area as needed
        • Carries out instruction without need for follow-up
        • Consistently meets performance objectives
        • Reliable attendance
        • Continuous Improvement- Understands "waste" in production and looks for ways to eliminate it
        • Understands safe work practices, identifies and reports unsafe conditions
        • Maintains basic process operationsSkills and Qualifications
          • High School Diploma or Equivalent
          • At least two years of manufacturing experience
          • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
          • Able to perform basic math functionsPreferred Skills and Qualifications
            • Good understanding of manufacturing practices and procedures
            • Knowledge of existing machines or equipment
            • Ability to read and comprehend Process and Equipment instructions
            • Ability to read inspection equipment (i.e. gauges and calipers)
            • Ability to lead a group of (1 - 12) team membersPosition Type/Hours
              • This is a full-time, non-exempt position that works primarily Monday-Friday, 8-hour shift plus overtime, and assigned to a shift.Working Conditions
                • This job operates in a professional office environment and/or manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses automated production equipment and standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. Frequently the work environment may be loud, requiring hearing protection.Physical Demands
                  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch. Must be able to regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities for this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Travel
                    • Occasional regional travel as requested by company with potential for international travel.Reports to:
                      • This position reports to the Department Supervisor.Key Performance Indicators
                        • Daily production output
                        • Daily safety and quality performance
                        • C. Circle Participation
                        • Identification of unknown time
                        • Reaction to abnormal conditionsOther
                          • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
                          • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                            About Us

                            ADVICS has a global network for the development, production, and sales of our products, with facilities in North America, Central America, Asia and Europe. We can supply the very best systems for our customers' needs, anywhere in the world.

                            As an integrated supplier, we develop all components of our brake systems, including the brake pads, and utilize all resources of the ADVICS group to provide the world's best brake systems. By exceeding customer expectations and providing local service, we strive to promote safety on all of the world's roads.

                            The ADVICS name is derived from:

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