Title: Team Leader Rubber Molding - 3rd Shift
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Location: STEMCO Longview
Job Summary & Job Duties
Serve as a dynamic Team Member for EnPro Management Learning Systems (EMLS) at the STEMCO facility in Longview Texas. Drive a culture in which the focus is on utilizing continuous improvement and EMLS/lean manufacturing tools, while working in a production function each day directly or indirectly.
The working team lead’s primary responsibility is meeting their individual and departmental production metrics, serve as a coach and mentor for their colleagues while ensuring daily planning is executed and sustained. Continuously seeks out and implements productivity improvements.
Embrace the values of the EnPro/STEMCO safety pledge in each of the below responsibilities. Participate in the organization’s safety culture and aim to continuously improve safety within all aspects of your work.
Foster a work environment that promotes mutual respect of all colleagues and creates an environment focused on a dual-bottom line.
Promote the STEMCO / Enpro Culture by exhibiting the five principles of exemplary leadership: Modeling the Way, Inspiring a Shared Vision, Enabling Others to Act, Challenging the Process, and Encouraging the Heart.
Perform analysis of improvement opportunities, coach, mentor, train and develop Lean thinking disciplines within the Department. Create an atmosphere of learning and continuous improvement activities.
Work with Core Teams to identify opportunities for improvement related to all aspects of the business including: 5S, Waste Elimination, Inventory Management and SPQDC.
Leads department promoting safety, meet customer expectation and achieve production performance metrics by adhering to lean methodologies, developing team members, and effectively communicating with other business functions within the organization.
Maintain and continuously improve safety within all aspects of the Department. Drive for zero injuries at our Facility
Understand monthly financials and the direct impact on Plant financial goals.
Collaborate with Cell Coordinator on all departmental activities and concerns.
Meet production demand, work with Manufacturing Shift Leader to schedule departmental meetings, production, manpower, material/inventory requirements, and adhere to kanban manufacturing model.
Promotes positive interactions among team members and encourages individual development. Communicates and enforces adherence to company policies.
Communication and Coordination- Effectively conveys information to team, other leads, and supervisors. Communicates shift leader’s directions to colleagues regarding defined metrics and daily requirements to ensure that each department maintains or exceeds these metrics/requirements.
Continuous Improvement- Supports kaizen events and cost reduction activities. Champions 5-S and productivity improvements through innovation. Assist in developing and enforcing standard work practices.
The qualified candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Financial Acumen: Solid understanding of how business improvements affect bottom line results.
Familiarization with lean tools 5S, Waste elimination, Inventory Management, and SPQDC
Ability to transfer knowledge and interact with teams of diverse personalities; excellent communication skills;ability to recognize coaching/mentoring opportunities.
1-2 years experience in a manufacturing environment
Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs)
Some sedentary work with occasional standing/walking
Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment/parts
Manual dexterity and mobility
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Near Acuity: See clearly at ≤ 20 inches
Depth Perception: Judge distance & space relationships
Field of Vision: See peripherally
Accommodation: Adjust vision to bring objects into focus.
Color Vision: Distinguish and identify different colors
GLOBAL PERFORMANCE: Nearly half of annual sales are generated in markets outside the U.S.