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Team Lead - Fabrication 3rd Shift at Bobcat in Bismarck, North Dakota

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

Job Information


This role supports continuous improvement and lead functions for a specified factory team, usually 6-10 operators. The Team Lead ensures operators receive daily operations information and instructions necessary to achieve factory objectives. This individual will assist in the introduction and training of new products as specified by Standard work, which they will help establish. The Team Lead will be a factory change agent, driving the implementation of identified business area continuous improvement ideas through the application of basic lean and quality tools. The Team Lead will be required to back fill other leads or team members based on absenteeism on a day to day basis.

  • 3rd Shift - 10:30pm - 7am
  • Must currently work in the Bismarck factory as a Fabricator

Role & Responsibility


  • Meet required production schedules while promoting safety, quality, teamwork, lean manufacturing, and sound environmental practices.

  • Ensure consistent application of Standard Work at each work station through audits, coaching and training.

  • Attend daily production (Shift Hand-Off) meetings as required.

  • Complete all necessary area communications for subsequent production shifts.

  • Maintain & update cell and team boards.

  • Check part availability and report outages to the appropriate process owner.

  • Direct and assign workforce according to skill, ability and the format of work area.

  • Identify and work to resolve area bottlenecks to ensure balanced workload.

  • Determine overtime as needed.

  • Communicate & track customer emergencies (Hot Parts).

  • Work to perform root cause analysis and eliminate safety and quality concerns.

  • Oversee work area maintenance and cleaning to assure compliance with Lean Production Management System guidelines.

  • Perform weekly 5S, quality, Safety and process audits.

  • Communicate Safety Alerts.

  • Schedule and ensure maintenance of area 5S schedule.

  • Attend and report out at daily Morning Market Meetings.

  • Update and maintain area cross training matrix.

  • Provide assistance, training and retraining to new, current, or reassigned employees.

  • Serve as point contact for area new hires; assign a work, shadow as required.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirement


  • Must currently work in the Bismarck Factory as a Fabricator
  • Must be a current Bobcat employee, or have a valid offer of employment from Bobcat.

  • Must currently work in the department this Team Lead is assigned to.

  • Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly.

  • Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements.

  • Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.

  • The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of high school or equivalent is required.

  • Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training.

  • General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations or assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations or assignments.

  • Willingness to obtain Yellow Belt certification.

  • Must have been in current role 3 months to be eligible

  • Cannot have suspension level of discipline on record


Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263.