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Assembly Group Leader in McCalla, AL at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    McCalla, AL
  • Job Type:
    Automotive
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2018

Job Description


Lead the team to achieve customer satisfaction and demonstrate Gestamp core values to achieve Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost & Employee Morale objectives of the organization.


  1. Responsible for Safety of the team members, Quality of the products manufactured, managing Productivity, Cost (SQDC) and Employee Morale in the area of assignment.
  2. Planning & adjusting man power and achieving production schedule to make shipments on time.
  3. Coaching, mentoring, training and developing team leaders and team members. Understanding and resolving team member concerns.
  4. Hold associates accountable to company policies and procedures. Responsible for coaching and counseling of associates when necessary.
  5. Work with support functions to effectively solve Safety, Quality & Production problems and make improvements to achieve the budgeted goals.
  6. Managing associate time and attendance.
  7. Collecting, analyzing, reporting operational data. Understanding work flow, balancing, and efficiency and using data to continuously improve processes and procedures.  
  8. Maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing associates.
  9. Continue to learn & grow and be willing take on additional responsibilities. Step up to lead the department in the absence of the Assembly manager.

       10.  Implementation of Lean manufacturing principles and methods.

      11.  Other duties as assigned by the manager and plant leadership.


           ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Supports and contributes to the Annual Operating Plan regarding performance and cost expectations.

Job Requirements


Education and Experience 

  1. Bachelor or Associate’s degree in Science or Engineering or Business.
  2. 3 to 5 years of experience as a supervisor in a manufacturing organization. Automotive experience a plus.
  3. A suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.
  4. Must be  Computer literate. 


Additional Skills and Abilities 

    1.  Good Leadership, Coaching, Managing Processes & Process Improvement skills. 

    2.   Production Planning.

    3.   Good analytical, reasoning & problem solving skills.

    4.  A good understanding of “Lean Manufacturing' concepts.

    5.  Ability to work in high pressure situations, make sound decisions and tight timelines.

    6.  Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

    7.  Good listening skills and ability to work with people to resolve concerns.

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