nnPosition Summary: The Team Leader is responsible for ensuring the performance metrics and KPI’s are achieved. Facilitate problem-solving activities within assigned production area when abnormalities impact the performance of the area. Helps monitor shift start-up/hand-off activities, associate training, compliance with standardized work.nn nnEssential Job Functions include, but not limited to, the following:nnn* Drive troubleshooting and problem solving activities within a dedicated production area when target performance is not achieved.n* Proactively facilitate continuous improvement activities.n* Cooperate with cross-functional team members to make improvements as needed.n* Measure, chart and monitor predefined performance metrics.n* Coordinate on-time production start-up and monitor Kanban for respective production area.n* Ensure smooth hand-off to the next shift by communicating production levels and issues.n* Regularly monitor and audit compliance with standardized work, escalating identified issues and retraining associates on the correct processes.n* Monitor adherence to 5S and drive improvement efforts.n* Develop and share A3 problem solving stories within and across facilities. n* Adopt and implement best practices (A3’s).n* Perform on-the-job training and cross-training of associates as needed.n* Help teach and develop team members in lean manufacturing principles and capabilities.n* Answer associate questions and foster a positive team oriented environment.n* Help manage staffing assignments and schedules including job rotation and overtime.n* Escalate labor shortages to Production Leader and cover absenteeism by operating equipment, as needed.n* Provide Production Leader with input into the performance of team members as requested.n* Serve as temporary Back-Up Leader to cover absences of Production Leader. n* Perform and demonstrate production and/or assembly of parts in a safe manner adhering to all Safety policies.n* If trained as a first responder, provide injury related response as necessary.n* Additional functions not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader.nn*Multiple positions availablennnn Position Skills and Experience Requirements:nnTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. nn n* High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) n* Successful completion of Shape Corp… Leader Bootcamp training, or equivalent n* A minimum of 1 year of experience in the relevant manufacturing area and process; Shape Corp… Manufacturing Technician experience preferred n* Previous experience coaching others and/or assisting with on-the-job training preferred n* Preference to working with people in a team environment n* Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment n* Strong problem solving skills with prior exposure to lean manufacturing tools and techniques n* Task oriented with strong attention to detail n* Strong written and verbal communication skills n* Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team environment n* Proficiency with Microsoft Applications nnEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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