165480,  Group Leader-Systems-MA CTH -

Category: MAN
Job Title: Group Leader-Systems-MA CTH
Region: MA-Massachusetts
City: Ayer
State: MA
Rate: $22 to $29.00 DOE
Duration: 3 months, CTH
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Group Leader-Systems in Ayer, MA.

The Systems Group Leader is responsible for the daily execution of high quality, on-time work in the Systems department. The Group Leader manages daily/weekly output based on material & capacity availability, and proactively identifies and resolves potential bottlenecks. The Group Leader is responsible for achieving the production plan meeting Quality Goals and On-time delivery dates while maintaining a safe workplace. This position has direct reports, ownership for Systems performance & utilization goals, and authority to take appropriate disciplinary action.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Maintain consistent workflow and on-time delivery
• Assure processes & procedures are consistently followed and maintained by everyone in the department
• Monitor reports (dispatch, backlog, material shortage, etc.) to maintain schedule and notify Production Manager, Supply Chain, MFG Engineering, Product Manager, and others of any discrepancies, schedule issues, or errors in a proactive manner
• Monitor and coordinate the consolidation of all kits, material, documentation, and/or customer supplied material that is needed to complete all Systems work to achieve on-time delivery and high quality
• Assure department equipment and tools are properly maintained, are in safe working order, and are used correctly by department staff
• Ensure safe work practices are used at all times and maintain daily department 5s procedures
• Identify and support continuous improvement activities in the Systems department
• Work with QA and others to ensure department meets ISO9000 and all other required certifications
• Assist with customer audits and inspections that take place prior to shipping Systems orders
• Assist with training and coaching of department employees
• In conjunction with HR and the Production Manager, perform employee evaluations, reviews, and disciplinary actions
• Maintain employee cross-training program and develop backup resources so that the Systems department has a flexible workforce capable of meeting changing customer demand
• Monitor attendance and assist keeping staffing levels at capacity
• Understand and support Henschel policies, being an example of leadership to others in the department
• Maintain and report any performance measures or metrics required of the Systems department in a timely and accurate manner
• Create and maintain a positive and engaged working department that values safety, improvement, participation, quality, and achieving goals, visibly recognizing individuals for achievement and coaching individuals to succeed

Education and Experience
• High School Degree (College Degree a plus)
• 5 years or more experience in a complex, systems-level electromechanical assembly environment
• 3 years or more direct supervision experience
• Strong problem solving skills
• Experience in Lean manufacturing preferred
• Production planning experience a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Conditions
• Computer skills with Windows™, and ERP use
• Ability to build a team
• Demonstrated leading by example
• Must be able to exhibit a positive attitude and communicate clearly and effectively

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Brent Sizemore at
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x185 or (800) 927-9318 x185

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