Team Lead P1 - 3rd shift
GKN Aerospace Services
 Newton, MA

Identify abnormalities and correct situations utilizing LELC problem solving skills and use countermeasures in order to remove waste and improve cost.

Key Responsibilities

Provide daily staffing, rotation and scheduling direction and decisions, including coverage for breaks, lunches etc.

Facilitate Team Start of Shift meeting and End of Shift review meeting for assigned areas and participate in other site communication meetings as necessary.

Plan and coordinate scheduled downtime and changeovers.

Inform team of Cell priorities. Coordinate resource and staffing needs for team and with other areas.

Audit cells for 5S and other shift overlap standard work.

Communicate with leaving Team Leader ensuring standard PVD information is accurate and that PVD is up to date

Identify shift priorities and resource constraints. Coordinate resource and staffing needs with other Teams

Verify expected throughput and PPPH. Countermeasure and react as necessary.

Ensure PPPH plan and budget/scheduled productivity concur. Reassign staffing and priorities if PPPH budget cannot be met and escalate to supervisor as necessary.

Countermeasure and react to abnormalities that may result from supporting team members, observation from line(s)/cell(s) or equipment, cell metrics from PVD in regards to safety, quality, delivery and cost. Escalate to Group Leader, Cell Engineer or maintenance as necessary.

Make rounds in line(s)/cell(s) and records production results as appropriate.

Note any 5S, quality, production issues. Check production sheets for accuracy and completion.

Report on the status of line(s)/cell(s) as appropriate.

Create and audit adherence to standard work amongst team leaders.

Develop and manage skills matrix and coordinate as necessary.

Coordinate overtime scheduling.

Ensure issues affecting the teams are on the End of Line Boards and that EOL board is up to date and accurate.

Input information concerning problems into the daily causal log or other communication method as necessary.

Provide input to employee performance reviews and support development of team members.

Create and maintain a team atmosphere by coaching, recognizing, rewarding, and providing constructive feedback to the team.

Review any accident reports for members in the line(s)/cell(s).

Address and escalate concerns that impact delivery.

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Five or more years experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Experience in an ISO9000 or QS9000 environment is preferred.

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Lean Enterprise experience.

Computer Skills (MS Word, Excel, MS Project, MfgPro, Kronos).

IPS Applying level 8 or a lower level with at least two years prior leadership experience

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.

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.