Team Leader (Inertia Dynamics) in New Hartford, Connecticut, US at Inertia Dynamics

Date Posted: 4/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Under the direction of the assigned Value Stream Supervisor, the Team Leader is responsible for coordinating work activities within assigned production cells and material handling.  The Leader also actively participates in the work of the group.

Our Team Leaders have a direct impact on our safety, culture, workplace organization, internal and external quality, on-time delivery, productivity and inventory.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES (necessary competencies):

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assignment of work to group members.
  • Instruction and training of group members.
  • Lead all activities relating to production performance. Coordinate activities of material associates 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
  • Assuring that the work of members meets quality and production requirements.
  • Responsible for making sure production activities follow required procedures and methods and that required support is available to address any production stoppage.
  • Required to answer questions from team members concerning work methods and quality problems and for obtaining the assistance of management or staff employees.
  • Adheres to all safety rules and report questionable conditions to department supervisor.
  • Apply and recommend Lean practices.

 

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS and COMPETENCIES: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be team oriented and meet the requirements of either an Assembler or Machine Setup.  Must have the ability and willingness to train others.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE CREDENTIALS:      

  • High School education or equivalent, preferred
  • 2 years of manufacturing related job experience with the demonstrated ability to successfully handle new responsibilities, required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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, 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:

Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics describes here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to an industrial environment including moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment may be loud during some periods.

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