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Production Team Leader, Manufacturing, TX

Fort Worth, TX · Manufacturing
Our Client: IS a $30M, fully-integrated manufacturer, operating in a brand new facility in TX

Production Team Leader, Manufacturing, TX

SCOPE
Manufacturing professional will provide leadership to assigned manufacturing production group(s), typically of 5-20 team members to ensure safe operation and to help foster a culture of continuous improvement with Lean Manufacturing practices and tools. 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES   
  • Provide training, mentoring, and coaching as needed to team members
  • Interview, hire, develop, correct, discipline, and possibly terminate employees to build the best team possible.
  • Planning and scheduling resource hours to achieve optimal production flow and customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in team lead meetings to include planning, safety, quality, and education/enrichment focuses.
  • Lead production team meetings to review rules of production, identify challenges and opportunities, and adjust plans
  • Responsible for team production quality through process adherence and identifying improvement opportunities
  • Review, understand and enforce documented manufacturing standard work and standard operating procedures, submitting known or discovered issues whenever necessary.
  • Utilize root cause problem solving techniques (5 whys, etc.) for defect analysis and resolution. 
  • Ensure completions of operator PM on equipment to meet yield, uptime and throughput requirements. 
  • Utilize kaizen activities to generate continuous improvements in safety, quality, schedule and process. 
  • Ensure a safe, clean, orderly work environment through 5S.  
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with experience in a high volume, fast paced, build to order environment. Metalworking / Hollow Metal fabrication experience preferred.
  • Highly observant, with the ability to analyze and act on the moment.
  • Passionate about continuous improvement.
  • Capable motivator and communicator
  • Committed to training and development.
  • Experience with production planning tools and utilization of a Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). 
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
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