Team Leader - Tallassee, AL (Child Req) at GKN Aerospace Inc in Tallassee, Alabama

Posted in Other 8 days ago.





Job Description:

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50manufacturing locations in 15countries, we serve over 90% of the world's aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world's advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.



About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to bebetter in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.


Job Summary


Controls machine time, materials, and possibly other operators in other key processes. Operates within general work instructions and intermittent supervisory checks.

Representative Activitie include: Controls operations of a number of inter-related, specialized machine processes in order to fabricate, process or produce required output.

Job Responsibilities



  • Ensure compliance to all Health & Safety policies, including accident and near miss reporting

  • Conduct ThinkSafe training, including RADAR events timely and ensure risk assessments are current

  • Ensure an excellent standard of housekeeping is maintained in the team work area

  • Lead by example, motivate, coach and develop team members to maximize their potential, effectiveness and efficiency

  • Responsible for cost, quality and delivery of components in line with production programmes

  • Certify own and other team members work ensuring certification accurately reflects work status.

  • Initiate relevant paperwork including concessions, lost time analysis and right first time data in line with company process.

  • Maintain team visual management boards and KPIs

  • Ensure that team targets are achieved and exceptions are escalated in a timely manner

  • Minimise team cost of production including materials, consumables and energy whilst maintaining quality standards

  • Utilise lean production techniques to achieve improvement targets and initiatives

  • Ensure the standard of manufactured components are consistently in line with quality requirements

  • Achieve production targets to agreed priorities, including team resource allocation

  • Ensure continuous flow of material and information through shift handovers and escalation of shortages and machine downtime

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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