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Production Team Leader

Gallatin, TN - Plant

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Other duties may be assigned.

Team Leader (65%)

  • Directly supervises work of assigned personnel on assigned shifts, coaches and supports all persons assigned to ensure personal growth to reach their maximum potential.
  • Responsible for employee relations, housekeeping, safety, production problems, training, cost on individual shift.  Leads by example.
  • Prepares required production reports, prepares for oncoming shift, prepares required personnel attendance documents, and verifies hourly time sheets.
  • Schedules employee overtime as needed.
  • Coordinates with shipping related to finished goods storage and location.
  • Coordinates scrap and inventory related functions to maintain a correct inventory.
  • Completes evaluations, documentations, administers corrective actions, and recognizes performance.
  • Supports and administers policies, and promotes a positive environment.
  • Attends staff meetings and conducts shift meetings.  Relays information in a manner that is conducive to a safe and efficient environment.

 Quality Assurance (10%)

  • Tests all finished goods and enters quality data into production system in the absence of the Quality Technician.
  • Aids in development and installation of quality improvement methods (continuous improvement) and cost-saving ideas.
  • Initiates preventative action to ensure all performance standards are met.

 Scheduling (5%)

  • Generates work orders to comply with the production schedule.
  • Coordinates with the cleaning house to assure rod supply for production demands.
  • Complies with all requirements related to both the Oracle and Maximo systems.

Safety (10%)

  • Conducts and reports Safe Behavior Audits.
  • Trains employee in safe behavior and includes in audits.
  • Conducts safety training as required.
  • Recognizes potential hazards and unsafe behavior and initiates corrective measures.
  • Team Leaders, or designee, will attend monthly Safety Meetings.
  • Conducts weekly risk assessments.

Operational Excellence (5%)

  • Leads and participates in department brainstorming sessions.
  • Maintains active Continuous Improvement projects in a PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act/Adjust) format.
  • Leads and participates in plant-wide continuous improvement initiatives.

 Other (5%)

  • May be required to assist with maintaining operating supply inventories.
  • Assists in maintaining a correct and organized die inventory.
  • Attends extensive personal growth training during off-scheduled hours.
  • Recognizes problems, draws conclusions and takes appropriate action to resolve problems.

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Employee Benefits

  • Health Care Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-paid Life
  • Company-paid AD&D
  • Company-paid Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings & Retirement Plan
  • Incentive Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
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