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Team Leader - Assembly 1st Shift

Company: Kohler
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Team Leader - Assembly 1st Shift

Basic Responsibilities

Under the guidelines established by the Manager - Production Planning; supervises, directs

and coordinates all material handling activities in the stockroom and machine shop, including

the shipping and receiving functions. Controls the movement of product throughout the plant into various rack, bin, and floor storage locations.


1.Directly supervises and assigns work to approximately 21 1st and 2nd shift hourly


2.Responsible for stores record accuracy.

3.Supervises all pre-picking activity and common parts replenishment for the Assembly

and Machining area.

4.Decides and schedules overtime.

5.Addresses all departmental problems that arise on a daily basis.

6.Evaluates performance of subordinates and recommends rate increases and disciplinary

actions as required. Develops them to the highest level of their abilities and creates

succession / staffing plan.

7.Enforces all company rules and policies of which the most frequent are Respectful

8.Workplace, safety, personnel and housekeeping.

9.Works with outside vendors that support material handling equipment, initiating

purchasing requisitions and approves invoices as required for payment.

10.Audits all job descriptions, job elements and procedures. Instructs and / or supervises

the training of the work force and checks individual employee output for both quantity

and quality of work.

11.Initiates corrective procedures and improvements in processes / methods to insure

efficient and proper location of materials and timely delivery to production areas.

12.Conducts safety meetings, audits and accident investigations to assure that safety

results are maintained at an excellent level.

13.Prepares reports, works on special projects or performs other duties as directed by


14.Ensure applicable product compliance requirements are upheld including but not limited to the Clean Air Act, California Code of Regulation and California Health and Safety Code.

Education and experience requirements

* High school diploma or equivalent required. * Two or more years' manufacturing experience preferred. * Experience in engine machining or related industrial machining preferred. * Demonstrated communication and leadership skills, with experience in leading groups of * associates in a common work cell. * Demonstrated computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Access required. Working knowledge of 5S, 6 Sigma, Green Belt, Business Process Redesign.

We will consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this opportunity.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com.

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

Keywords: Kohler, Hattiesburg , Team Leader - Assembly 1st Shift, Other , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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