Value Stream Shift Leader

Value Stream Shift Leader
Country: United States
Work Location: Conover
State: North Carolina
Advertising End Date: 03 May 2018
Job Type: Regular
About The Opportunity
To facilitate daily production, activities and needs of each shift while assisting the Operations Manager. To be a working leader, mentor and lead example for all operations employees. Monitors and directs the activities of the shifts production based on recommendations from the Operations Manager. Facilitates maximum productivity while maintaining safety and quality.
Key Responsibilities
Facilitate production and shift employees
Assist with verifying correct BaaN scan completion, printing travelers and performing cycle counts
Coordinate shift staffing requirements of the value stream to ensure safety, quality and delivery requirements are met
Aide in training, auditing, policy and procedures implementation and coaching
Perform quality checks and verification, issue DMR?s for non-conforming material, assist with troubleshooting, Lost Time Analysis and 5-Why analysis
Assist with material handling and relieving for breaks / lunches
Provide leadership, mentoring and training in LEAN thinking, processes and production
Understands the process of PM Aluminum manufacturing in all areas and is able to make basic adjustments to deliver quality product
Reports and performs accident investigations with assistance from Operations Manager and HR.
Facilitates team building, LEAN, continuous improvement and mentoring activities.
Recognize and correct equipment or production issues in a timely manner while keeping accurate production records.
Participates and facilitates all performance related tasks such as mentoring, reviews, counseling sessions, disciplinary actions with assistance and supervision from the Operations Manager and HR.
Other duties as assigned.
About Us
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world?s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Sinter Metals is the world?s leading supplier of metal powder precision components. Our global production and sales network employs approximately 6,000 associates in more than 30 facilities on five continents. With a history dating back to the 1930s, today we have production sites in Germany, Italy, South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Canada and the USA.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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