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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Production Team Leader
thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC,
Location Danville

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp integrated its Forging & Machining and Undercarriage businesses to start the new business unit Forged Technologies. With roughly 7,000 employees at 18 production sites in seven different countries, thyssenkrupp Forged Technologies has sales of over one billion euros and operates over 50 forging press lines and more than 150 machining and assembly lines in seven countries. The product portfolio includes undercarriage systems for heavy machinery as well as crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, chassis products, transmission systems and rotor shafts for the automotive industry.

Your responsibilities

Summary

The Production Team Leader reports to a Production Manager and 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
  • Approve and issue Storeroom Requisitions to employees to monitor parts issued out of the Storeroom
  • 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
  • Introduce new work instructions, LOTO procedure and line practices through training
  • 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
  • Assist in onboarding process and establishing appropriate positions for new operators
  • Follow up with new operators and trainers for 30, 60, and 90 day evaluations
  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

Or

  • 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
  • Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • In terms of movement, the job may require balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, using fingers, feeling, repetitive motions, standing, sitting, walking, and use of hearing and smelling to perceive scents or sounds that may indicate a malfunction.
  • In terms of vision, the job may require use of near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, accommodation, and peripheral vision.
  • Environmental conditions may include contact with water or other liquids, noise, vibration, and atmospheric conditions.
  • Hazards may include exposure to electrical components and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • May require Light Physical Strength*
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp integrated its Forging & Machining and Undercarriage businesses to start the new business unit Forged Technologies. With roughly 7,000 employees at 18 production sites in seven different countries, thyssenkrupp Forged Technologies has sales of over one billion euros and operates over 50 forging press lines and more than 150 machining and assembly lines in seven countries. The product portfolio includes undercarriage systems for heavy machinery as well as crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, chassis products, transmission systems and rotor shafts for the automotive industry.

Your responsibilities

Summary

The Production Team Leader reports to a Production Manager and 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
  • Approve and issue Storeroom Requisitions to employees to monitor parts issued out of the Storeroom
  • 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
  • Introduce new work instructions, LOTO procedure and line practices through training
  • 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
  • Assist in onboarding process and establishing appropriate positions for new operators
  • Follow up with new operators and trainers for 30, 60, and 90 day evaluations
  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

Or

  • 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
  • Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • In terms of movement, the job may require balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, using fingers, feeling, repetitive motions, standing, sitting, walking, and use of hearing and smelling to perceive scents or sounds that may indicate a malfunction.
  • In terms of vision, the job may require use of near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, accommodation, and peripheral vision.
  • Environmental conditions may include contact with water or other liquids, noise, vibration, and atmospheric conditions.
  • Hazards may include exposure to electrical components and exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • May require Light Physical Strength*