Team Manager

Location: Newton, IA

Job Title: Group Leader - 2nd shift (2:30pm-10:30pm)

Location: Newton, Iowa

Salary: $75-85K

Job Summary of the Group Leader:

As a Group Leader, your role will involve managing and implementing all production operations and shop activities. You will collaborate with the Plant and Production Managers, contributing to the achievement of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) such as SQDCI, TPS, OTD, and Continuous Improvement (CI’s) activities. Your work will directly support the company's Mission Statement.

Job Responsibilities of the Group Leader:

  • Under the direction of the Production Manager, manage and implement activities on the shop floor.
  • Work with "Lead" employees and provide direct leadership to some "Lead" employees in assigned production areas.
  • Act as a Liaison between upper management and hourly employees.
  • Directly supervise all production and production support operations.
  • Develop and manage team member's performance and capabilities, based upon company Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
  • Ensure team activities, equipment, facilities, and personnel are operated and maintained in line with plant production goals.
  • Assist the Plant Manager and Production Manager in establishing and monitoring overall plant performance.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment.
  • Provide leadership and training to achieve plant/company goals and objectives.
  • Implement and maintain preventative maintenance programs.
  • Assist in safety awareness programs.

Education & Experience of the Group Leader:

  • Bachelor's or Associate’s Degree in a related field with 1-3 years experience in a manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. OR some related college work and 5-7 years of applicable work experience.
  • Manufacturing industry experience, door and window experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of raw materials.
  • Continuous Improvement (CI) methodologies and activities experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to drive manufacturing process improvement techniques.
  • Strong team skills, including the ability to coach and develop work teams.
  • The ability to motivate/empower others, and resolve conflict.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of production machines and tools.
  • Must be flexible and able to manage multiple priorities on a daily basis.
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and other position-applicable software applications.
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