Operations Team Lead - Shipping at Precor in Whitsett, North Carolina

Posted in Other 12 days ago.





Job Description:


Operations Team Lead - Shipping

Job Locations

US-NC-Whitsett














ID
2021-2258
# of Openings
1
Category
Warehouse/Shipping

Overview

Precor, headquartered in Greater Seattle, WA, has been a pioneer in delivering fitness experiences for commercial customers and exercisers for more than 40 years. Precor serves more than 100 countries worldwide with offices in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC and operates two US based manufacturing locations including Whitsett, North Carolina.

Precor products and services span across all major categories, including cardio, strength, functional fitness, group training, and connected solutions. In 2020, Precor reached the milestone of recording one billion workouts in its Preva fitness cloud. That number represents more than 140,000 connected units in over 13,000 facilities. On average, Precor exercisers record more than 20 million minutes of workouts each day as recorded by the Precor digital platform Preva. Precor segments include commercial clubs/facilities and the verticals of Hospitality, Multi-family Housing, Corporate, and Education. For more information, visit Precor Careers

Why You Should Join the Precor Team

    Dynamic, forward thinking company leading the industry in product innovation
  • Rewards and recognition for superior performance

  • Collaborative environment fostering teamwork and accountability

  • Opportunity to work for a company that positively impacts people's lives

  • Exceptional benefits program including profit sharing, generous 401(k) match, and free on-site gym access

  • Superior employee discounts on Precor products

What You'll Do

ABOUT THIS ROLE:The OperationsTeam Lead is responsible forleading and supporting the assigned team, ensuring standard work and company safety and quality policies and procedures are being followed. The majority of the team lead's time will be on the shipping floor, providing first line support to problems and questions.The Team Lead reports to the Logistics Supervisor and works under general supervision.The team lead will monitor performance towards Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost (SQDC) goals and work to maintain and improve performance through problem solving, training, and continuous improvement.Qualified candidates must know, or be able to learn, all job functions and provide fill-in work as necessary, up to 25% of the day.


Responsibilities includes: Lean, Warehouse Support, Quality, Planning & Organizing, Work Standards, Continuous Improvement, Managing Work and Area Maintenance


  • Use leader standard work (LSW) form daily to track completion of required job responsibilities, record problems and countermeasures, and make observations.

  • Maintain metrics and visual controls to monitor Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC).

  • Lead continuous improvement activities based on observations, employee suggestions, projects, and countermeasures to problems, in order to eliminate waste and improve flow.

  • Prioritize and schedule production and customer service work through department.

  • Track adherence to build schedule and identify if, and why, any orders were not completed on-time.

  • Provide support and quick first response to problems and questions. Escalate to supervisor when needed.

  • Train employees on job functions and maintain cross training matrix.

  • Provide fill-in warehouse work as needed.

  • Monitor adherence to work instructions and other standardized tasks regularly.

  • Monitor adherence to Precor quality standard and identify and record defects.

  • Perform root cause analysis of defects and schedule misses.

  • Document and process scrap material daily.

  • Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

  • Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

  • Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions.

  • Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

  • Maintain housekeeping and check that 5S tasks are completed.

What We're Looking For

Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job, will be considered.


TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL HAVE:


  • High School diploma or GED required

  • Higher Education or Technical degree a plus

  • Minimum 3years manufacturing experience preferably in the warehouse/shipping department

  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred

  • Capable of learning and performing all department jobs at standard rate.

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to interact with employees of all positions and speak in front of and groups of people.

  • Ability to learn and use tools such as 5-why-analysis, 5S, work instructions, TAKT time, as well as other applicable lean principles.

  • Ability to recognize and set priorities regarding manpower and production schedule.

  • Self-motivated and proactively strive to eliminate waste and improve flow.

  • Demonstrated positive performance and attendance record.

  • Ability to train employees in proper operation and quality standards.


OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


  • Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrate a willingness to commit to one's work and to invest one's time, talent, and best efforts in accomplishing organizational goals.

  • Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrates a continuous learning orientation.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to interact with employees of all positions and speak in front of and groups of people.

  • Ability to learn and use tools such as 5-why-analysis, 5S, work instructions, TAKT time, as well as other applicable lean principles.

  • Ability to recognize and set priorities regarding manpower and production schedule.

  • Self-motivated and proactively strive to eliminate waste and improve flow.

  • Demonstrated positive performance and attendance record.

  • Ability to train employees in proper operation and quality standards.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed indoors in a heated modern factory space. Ambient working temperature may range from 55 F - 100 F, depending on season. Work area is clean and free from wet, slippery conditions. Employee required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, hearing protection and gloves.

POTENTIAL HAZARDS: Potential hazards may include working with moving parts (machines guarded per OSHA rules), nip points, material handling, sharp edges on stock, flying particles, nuisance dust, lifting, and moderate noise exposure (70-90 db, hearing protection provided).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATION: If you require an accommodation to navigate or apply to our careers site, please send your request to: recruiting@precor.com or call 425.486.9292 or 800.786.8404.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.