Nvent Management Company Production Team Leader - 2nd shift in Anoka, Minnesota
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION: Ensure uninterrupted production flow in assigned process. Provide problem support and coaching / on-the-job training to employees to ensure the day-to-day business unit department goals are being met. Communicate with a variety of support resources to resolve problems. Set up, adjust, maintain and efficiently operate laser systems and manual, NC, CNC Presses and Cutting machines. Use computerized manufacturing technologies to lead and guide the initial phase of the fabrication process. MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: Provide backup to the Production Supervisor Support the production process by filling in positions on the line when necessary to maintain the flow of work when absences occur (Vacation, PTO, Restroom breaks, etc.). Knowledge of Lean principles in order to lead and participate in Kaizen events Be a change agent and drive out waste throughout department through the deployment of the Lean methodology Able to enforce company and department policy Operate a variety of equipment applicable within assigned area (i.e., CRTs, forklifts, etc.). Execute and coordinate employee training to ensure that procedures are followed and meet all quality requirements. Coordinate the timely and accurate movement of material into, within and out of assigned work area as needed. Drive a continuous improvement culture by involving employees in problem solving and decision making as well as recognizing them for exceptional work. May be required to perform additional duties as assigned. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or G.E.D 3-5 years production work experience preferred. Computer experience with Windows Word, Excel, Outlook, JD Edwards and the Internet KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: Knowledge of all operations of the assigned production process required Knowledge of safety policies and procedures, and ability to promote compliance with them. Skill in analytical thinking and problem solving Skill in communicating effectively through oral and written communications Skill in following detailed assembly instructions, processes and procedures. Ability to communicate job expectations to production staff and achieving desired results by monitoring, coaching, and enforcing policies and procedures. Ability to achieve high productivity by reliable and punctual attendance and reporting any tardiness, attendance issues and disciplinary issues to the Production Supervisor. Ability to conduct operator training on standard work to include: work instructions, machine adjustments, product quality, company and value stream policies and procedures as required. Ability to identify and support continuous improvement efforts with the Production Supervisor. Ability to sustain and drive lean manufacturing and 5S activities Ability to maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions. Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business circumstance and have the ability to thrive in a constantly changing business environment. At nVent, we connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. People are our most valuable asset. Inclusion and diversity means that we celebrate and encourage each other's authenticity because we understand that uniqueness sparks growth. At nVent, we are committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by national, federal, state or local law.