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Production Team Leader at thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Danville, Illinois

Job Description:

Your responsibilities

Summary The Production Team Leader is responsible for the efficient administration, organization, direction and safety of their assigned production employee team, to drive quality and meet production needs. Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Oversee production employees to execute operational performance plan
  • Maintain safety, housekeeping, and schedule to meet production needs
  • Lead Production Systems Programs on the production floor
  • Promote employee training programs
Specific Responsibilities of the Job

  • Lead daily shift meeting, deliver safety education and lead stretching
  • Address operator needs and determine necessary maintenance, establishing priorities
  • Enter work orders and coordinate with maintenance team leaders for repairs
  • Act as a leader in the S^2QDC Meetings and work to promote the necessary changes for improvements with the hourly employees
  • Communicate the KPI performance metrics and results along with the Daily Production Reports with the hourly staff on a continuous basis as it ties to the Goal Sharing Program
  • Drive Production Systems on the production floor including 5S, TPM, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Projects
  • Promote with direct reports the Company Skill Pay Program and continued training for Qualification Profiles on operations
  • Review Adcole and CMM reports and determine if adjustments need to be made to meet specifications
  • Stop production processes to correct quality, safety or environmental problems, identify and place suspect product on quality hold and address noncompliant practices
  • Manage team sick and vacation time, communicating between team leaders to ensure coverage
  • Approve employee payroll timecards through eTime, ensuring accuracy of pay
  • Prepare yearly performance evaluations for team members
  • Initiate, document, counsel, and issue disciplinary actions for production employees
  • Prepare end of shift reports as well as machine downtime reports

Your profile


  • Education/Credentials/Certifications/Length of Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Industrial Technology or related field with 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment


    • 6-10 years of supervisory experience in a technical field in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

    • Mechanical background and manufacturing experience
    • Knowledge of machining process and equipment operation
    • Excellent written and oral language ability
    • Strong interpersonal abilities
    • Ability to cope with changes
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong leadership abilities
    • Ability to read and interpret measurements and conversions
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office