Manufacturing Team Lead in San Marcos at Ameridrives

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

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Job Description

As a Team Lead, you will have a direct impact on our safety, culture, workplace organization, internal and external quality, on-time delivery, productivity, and inventory.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be team oriented, understand the proper use of common tools and measuring devices including but not limited to test fixtures, calipers, gages, etc., have the ability to build complex assemblies and must have the ability and willingness to train others.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead all activities relating to production performance. Coordinate activities of production personnel and guide our people in their development
  • Continually improve safety record with a proactive approach to physical safety issues and employee safety behavior. Maintain and improve housekeeping in all areas
  • Collaborate, develop, implement, and maintain improvement initiatives and Lean manufacturing processes along with the ability to read and follow process instructions
  • Read and follow process instructions, use basic hand tools, read and interpret blueprints and drawings and lifting devices like a hoist or crane
  • Set up and operate various press and other manufacturing equipment in order to produce final products along with a willingness to learn multiple roles and skills
  • Must be willing to learn and become familiar and able to run all equipment in their area of responsibility
  • Performs standard work, quality inspections and uses process controls methods to complete the manufacturing process
  • Coordinate and actively support our local TB Wood’s team, Altra business unit and corporate management initiatives
  • Perform other duties and assist in other areas as needed

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Sense of urgency: have a bias for action
  • Results Oriented: takes ownership and has a drive to achieve goals in the short and long term
  • Technical Excellence: have the job-related expertise and motivation to use and expand one’s technical knowledge
  • Data Driven: uses facts to assist with making decisions; when necessary, willing to make decisions with incomplete data.  Ability to compile relevant data when none exists
  • Develop Organizational Leaders: a genuine commitment to foster long-term growth and development of associates, with the particular attention to how their talent can best be utilized to meet current and future business needs
  • Strong Communication:  Capable of transferring verbal, written, electronic and printed communications across various mediums to effectively deliver messages to appropriate recipient
  • Strong Problem-Solving, Critical Thinking, and Analytical Skills: uses ability to synthesize, interpret, and communicate market and competitive data
  • Teamwork and collaboration: develops high-quality working relationships in order to influence, gain support, and achieve results

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous leadership and manufacturing experience
  • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing, TPS, 6 Sigma, or similar improvement methods
  • Post-secondary education preferred

Physical Demand and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, carry, grasp, bend walk, sit, lift, and use hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Lifting requirements include but not limited to the following:

Constantly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Constantly carry up to 25 pounds

Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, beyond 50 pounds with assist only

Occasionally push/pull up to 100 pounds

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to assistance@altramotion.com.

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