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Cell Team Leader (Elgin)

2nd Shift (2:30 pm - 11:00 pm)

Elgin, IL

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Summary

Responsible for directing warehouse employees in the assembly, picking, packing and shipping of replacement parts. This includes ensuring adherence to work schedule and assignment; employee training; insuring quality and quantity requirements are met; all paperwork is correct, evaluating staffing requirements, administrating safety, communication, teambuilding, efficiency, discipline, vacation scheduling, etc..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop a strong working relationship with the warehouse staff to ensure timely and consistent communication and understanding of both floor and plant issues
  • Ability to handle responsibilities effectively and interface with internal and external customers
  • Direct the development and implementation of activities in warehouse areas to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives
  • Keep management team informed of all pertinent information and developments
  • Responsible for ensuring all employees adhere to Company policies, practices and safety guidelines
  • Ability to adjust to the changing needs of a fast-paced distribution environment
  • Initiate disciplinary action with management and HR when warranted
  • Provide input for employee performance evaluations
  • Ensuring that required inventories are available and ready for distribution
  • Keep track of tools and equipment that are needed to assemble the unit, and keep tools and equipment in good working order
  • Ensure all preventative maintenance is performed on all equipment and tools as required
  • Report production, scrap, rework, maintenance orders, engineering supports order, troubleshooting forms, etc.
  • Active with troubleshooting and continual improvement of process
  • Foster employee empowerment and lean thinking – be a leader within the 5S program
  • Recommend and distribute overtime per company policy
  • Generate and enforce rotation schedule.

Qualifications to perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Good attendance is required
  • Ability to work as a team with all members of the cell, as well as able to work independently
  • Adhere to and enforce safety requirement
  • Responsible for communication with support groups as required for support
  • Must be able to read schedules, bills of materials and customer order forms

Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent, plus 2-5 years experience in fast pace manufacturing or distribution environment. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills
Basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division)

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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