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Team Lead **HIRE ON BONUS **

Columbia, SC, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-9187

Description

Job Location

USA, Columbia, SC

Job Posting Title

Team Lead **HIRE ON BONUS **

The Challenge

The Zone Leader will assist the supervisor in leading production area. In this role, you are responsible for creating a highly skilled, engaged workforce and creating a positive work environment. You will work to enhance the quality and quantity work output and reduces the scrap rate while maintaining a safe work environment. This position is responsible for coordinating the team’s day to day activities; assuring customers are given a quality product on schedule, and leading improvement activities. Their involvement in the work process includes supporting associates and supplementing the group’s labor force as needed. The Zone Leader is responsible for process verification, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis of manufacturing related equipment / tools with the assistance of Maintenance and Engineering.

What you will Do

·         Monitor daily reports and focus efforts on the problem areas. 

·         Provide feedback to management on resolution of current issues. 

·         Ensure parameters are being followed daily. 

·         Verify operator knowledge and work with operators to help build skills on the line. 

·         Work to ensure equipment is set to standard after every repair or TPM event. 

·         Liaison between production and maintenance. 

·         Support projects to improve processes and address corrective actions. 

·         Equipment operation. 

·         Troubleshoot, repair, and perform maintenance on automated equipment 

·         Determine root cause of mechanical problems such as feeder bowl issues, pick-and-place, (robotic) part transfer issues, and part nesting alignment malfunctions. 

·         Perform and support machine validations (FIS, Prophecy, Brilliant Factory, Parameters) 

·         Ensure processes and equipment are configured and monitored according to established work instructions 

·         Assist maintenance and manufacturing personnel with machine operations 

·         Assist in creation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and technical machine maintenance manuals 

·         Monitor machine performance measures 

·         Operate in a LEAN manufacturing environment and strive to suggest process improvements

·         The ability to be a good student and maintain a passing grade with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) and any additional training which may qualify.  Failure to pass required training could and/or would result in immediate disqualification.

·          Supporting associates and supplementing the group’s labor force as needed  

·         Train and cross-train new employees in various job functions 

·         Ensure technical training and training documentation is properly completed and submitted 

·         Adjusting labor to increase efficiency based on customer demand and inventory 

·         Identify quality issues and troubleshoot to resolution with production team 

·         Proper communication in pre-shift and end-of-shift meetings, including accurate documentation 

Equipment Cells:

  • Wrapper Line
  • Wrapper Throw

What you need to Succeed

Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years’ experience troubleshooting and set-up of manufacturing equipment or Associates degree in lieu of experience. 
  • Mechanical aptitude – ability to understand basic mechanical concepts and relationships
  • Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Computer literate. 
  • Candidate must possess the interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and lead in a fast-paced manufacturing environment 
  • Positive work ethic and attitude; willingness to learn and meet expectations of the various assignments
  • Dependability; demonstrate and maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • The ability to be a good student and maintain a passing grade (preferably C average or greater) with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) and any additional training which may qualify.  Failure to pass required training could and/or would result in immediate disqualification.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution
  • Basic Mechanical (120hrs), Welding, Robotics (min 40 hrs.)
  • The ability to be a good student and maintain a passing grade (preferably C average or greater) with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) and any additional training which may qualify.  Failure to pass required training could and/or would result in immediate disqualification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise and/or working knowledge of Robotics, Foam, Weld, or Enamel 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 

Working Conditions:

  • Physical working conditions:
  • Wear safety attire or proper PPE daily
  • Usually work indoors. All areas may not be temperature controlled
  • Physical demands of the position include: Bending, stooping, twisting, lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling Handling and lifting of parts or materials – minimum of 50 lbs.

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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