The Group Lead is responsible for meeting KPI targets for the safety, quality, delivery and cost of third shift operations. Provides supervision and leadership to the production work groups and team leaders. This position is responsible for adherence to safety policies, developing and mentoring people, improving processes, reducing costs, quality assurance, training, on-time delivery, and employee engagement.
Responsible for performing short to mid-term planning for budget management, project coordination, leading improvement activities, and supervision of production team members/shift day-to-day activities. This position will coordinate and/or participate in safety, quality, delivery and cost improvement projects. Other areas of responsibility include development of team leaders, support of new product launches, development of standardized work procedures and finding innovative solutions to issues. Works with cross functional teams within the plant and organization to meet goals and objectives, establishes a reciprocal environment within the shift, and a strong working relationship with other shifts for the success of the department and plant.
Lead and promote a dedicated approach to ensure a safe working environment
Appropriately staff and schedule departmental personnel with planning to ensure production requirements are met at lowest possible cost
Participate in the selection and/or development process of Team Leaders and develop Team Leader skills
Promote 5s activities
Complete required audits
Lead, promote, and support continuous improvement activities
Plan and facilitate lean manufacturing activities
Utilize visual aids for reporting and continuous improvement
Apply data analysis tools
Participate in the training of new team members
Observe and coach team members on work related issues
Prioritizing departmental activities
Develop, revise, and adhere to standard work
Support new product launch efforts
Oversee Team Member vacation time and record absenteeism
Other duties as assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field with a minimum of five years supervisory experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Deeply strong team leadership and cross-functional interpersonal skills
Skilled in application of Shop Floor Management and Lean Manufacturing principles
Knowledge of employment laws including OSHA guidelines, Wage & Hour, and HIPPA
Excellent analytical skills
Strong development/mentoring background.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to work with high a degree of reliability and self-reliance
Proficient use of computer programs (SAP, Kronos, MS Office)
Delta Faucet Company
Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our products enhance the way consumers all over the world experience and enjoy their living spaces. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; Kichler® decorative and outdoor lighting and HotSpring® spas, to name a few.