Production Team Lead – Transportation Manufacturing Industry

Production Team Lead – Transportation Manufacturing Industry

ABL Careers Published on July 11, 2018 (6 days ago)
Stratford, ON
Job Type


SALARY: 65-70K

Currently recruiting for am amazing opportunity in a progressive company in the industry of global commercial components manufacturer for the transportation industry. The company looking to add a FT Production Team Lead to their team. If you have previous leadership team leader or supervisory experience and enjoy leading a team, problem solving and multi tasking this is the ideal position for you.
The Team Lead will be responsible for production throughput, maintenance, quality, safety, training and continuous improvement within our production area. Supports process improvements and Manufacturing Excellence initiatives. Ensure only quality product is delivered to internal and external customers on time.

Please note this is a very hot environment due to the nature of the job and the machinery and applicants must be comfortable working in a high heat environment

-Effectively lead, supervise, motivate and provide support to a team of employees within any of the production departments. Coach and counsel employees
-Respond to employee concerns
-Administer company rules and the collective agreement
-Execute the established quality procedures and programs as required with regards to production throughput, quality, safety, training, housekeeping and continuous improvement, maintenance and teamwork
-Ensure compliance of the quality system elements in your area of supervision
-Communicate the structure of the QOS to employees (MOS)
-Follow-up on corrective actions that result from internal audits
-Train employees on the quality policy and applicable elements
-Establish and maintain a safe, clean and healthy workplace
-Ensure that proper preventive investigative and follow-up procedures are used to reduce the risk of injury and/or accident
-Monitor and test all safety equipment to ensure it is in place and operating as designed
-Investigate and report accidents and incidents within 24 hours. Recommend and implement corrective actions
-Complete monthly safety talks to 100% employee attendance
-Participate in Manufacturing Excellence initiatives
-Develop systems to encourage employees to identify and assist in implementing
-Actively supports cost reduction programs through participation on kaizen teams in Heat Treat, Stress Peen, Taper Roll, Eye Form, and Assembly departments
-Maintain accurate records and organize the workforce to best achieve the desired results
-Ensure that equipment is maintained and that PM’s are completed
-Perform other related duties as required
-Achieve MOS Audit scores of 90% or better
-Support Area Manager in all requests
-Produce accurate and timely data for information processing

-3-5 years manufacturing experience in the automotive/truck industry or metal working industry in a unionized environment
-Excellent leadership, organization, analytical and communication skills
-Sound judgment in decision making and establishing priorities
-Proactive and oriented to make improvements in systems and procedures
-Familiar with Microsoft Office software (strong Excel skills)



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