• Team Leader

    Job Locations US-WI-MIDDLETON
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  • Description

    Job Purpose:

    Supervise daily operation of Extrusion department processes and people to insure quality, safety, service, and production goals are achieved and maintained.


    Job Duties:

    Perform run-the-business activities through management of department. 
    *Monitor and manage department daily workload.
    *May meet with Production and Inventory Control to plan department workload.
    *Ensure quality, safety and service within department.
    *May represent department on cross-functional product line team.
    *Participate on other cross-functional teams or work on special projects.
    *Interact daily with Quality at the Source (Q@S) team to resolve quality issues.
    *Manage department Waste in Process (WIP) and Lost in Process (LIP).
    *Implement Lean and cost control initiatives (Step 6 and 7 process).
    *Provide technical expertise in department.
    *Interact with engineering and product platform areas on new product development.


    Manage associate lifecycle. 
    *Interview candidates for open positions
    *Coordinate training of new and current associates.
    *Assess staffing needs and provide feedback
    *May update job descriptions.
    *Complete talent requisitions.
    *Interview and select appropriate candidates.
    *Schedule/manage new hire training and acculturation.
    *Complete profile changes, as necessary, for internal candidates.
    *Ensure associate performance. 
    *Complete associate assessments.
    *Complete one-on-one review with each associate.
    *Make recommendations on associate pay increases.
    *Train new associates on assessment.
    *Complete mid-year check-ins with associates.
    *Coach and mentor associates
    *Monitor errors relating to production, quality, etc.
    *Prepare documentation for all verbal and written warnings, up to final warning.
    *Provide feedback to associates and facilitate performance management discussions
    *Manage associate time through ADP. 
    *Input missed punches, vacation time, attendance bonus, leave of absence, holiday, and other non-worked hours.
    *Check and approve overtime.
    *Adjust time entries as necessary.
    *Move time entries to different departments, as necessary.
    *Approve weekly timecards.


    Maintain clean and safe work environment. 
    *Ensure associates follow established procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
    *Ensure associates perform minor maintenance on equipment and tools.
    *Ensure associates follow safety policies and procedures.
    *Ensure associates attend regularly-scheduled safety meetings.
    *Occasionally lead safety meetings
    *Lead team in daily stretching program
    *Lead daily huddles and other meetings to ensure smooth flow of communication


    Education and Experience:
    *Required Experience and Education:

    *High school diploma or equivalent; At least 3-5 years prior leadership/supervisor experience
    *Preferred Experience and Education:
    *Minimum requirement of 3-5 years Extrusion processing and proven troubleshooting skills.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    *Must be able to effectively lead a team and develop accountability plans.
    *Must be able to research data for metrics, develop plans for misses, communicate and execute plans to resolve issues.
    *Must be a team player and have proven time management skills.
    *Proven written and verbal communication skills.
    *Computer skills, Word/Excel/Power Point/ADP/SAP/FRN or willingness to learn
    *Use Microsoft Office to prepare charts, graphs and presentations.
    *May facilitate other groups.
    *May train and mentor other associates. 
    *Work all scheduled overtime as needed including occasional Saturday hours.
    *Hours will be mainly based on third shift, with some flexibility into other shifts.


    Physical Requirements:
    *Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently
    *Must be able to stand and walk for 8 hours per day
    *Must be able to push, pull, reach, and bend
    *Must be able to climb ladder occasionally
    *Hand/eye coordination
    *Wear required PPE at all times for the job being performed


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