THE GATES CORPORATION Team Lead 2nd Shift in NEWTON, Iowa
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2nd Shift Team Leader Position
Driven by Possibility Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations. We don\'t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest continually in RandD and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers\' demanding expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers\' diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service offerings to support every facet of our customers\' operations. In the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with the right product, in the right place at the right time. Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, and profitable. We are Gates. OVERVIEW: At Gates, we welcome challenges, celebrate hard work, and continually seek new talent to join our global company. Our Iola facility is looking for Manufacturing Team Leader. Please review below to see if this might be the right opportunity for you. Works with supervisor to schedule workloads, to meet customer expectations and ensuring Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost. * Coordinate with supervisor on attendance, employee performance and aiding in team development. * Direct schedules and changes to it. * Be sure all required information is available for operators to run before products are processed- raw materials, history control tickets, ect. * Bid rights will transfer to the department. * Cross trains in all jobs in work center. * Support GPS initiatives (Standard work, 5s, TPM, Problem Solving, Behavior Based Safety)
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- Lead daily stretches and meeting, help assure smooth line start up and shift changes, ect.
- Respond to all individual needs to team members to assure value stream runs, making decisions on whether value stream goes down or continues to run.
- Coordinate with maintenance, quality, ect as needed for handling minor issues.
KEYS TO SUCCESS:
Computer navigation knowledge
Ability to adapt to daily workload
Ability to make decisions related to compiling and organizing information from a variety of sources and using judgment in applying internal guidelines and procedures
Ability to coordinate with supervisor on attendance and employee performance
Ability to lead team and schedule workloads to meet expected metrics of safety, quality, delivery and cost
Ability to conduct team information/continuous improvement meetings
Must be able to work 40 hours per week plus overtime as needed.
Operates under limited supervision
Good written and oral communication skills a must
Knowledge of Microsoft office a plus
Prior to a job offer being extended to a perspective applicant, the applicant will be required to pass a 3 step interview process, background check, drug screen, and Pope Testing
Leads associates in area to work efficiently and perform to expected metrics of safety, quality, delivery and cost. Tracks and communica es daily goals
TRAVEL: Minimal Less than 5%
- Lifting of up to 60lbs
- Lifts to waist and to check, some overhead lifting
- Continuous bending and stretching
- Pushing, straight pulling or hand over hand pulling in excess of 50lbs
- Some work may be repetitive in nature
- Stooping and/or twisting
- Climbing may be necessary
- The Ability to work in extreme heat
- Ability to work in noisy areas
- Standing/Walking on concrete for 8 to 12 hours.
Please be advised that Gates Corporation does not accept resumes from third-party recruiters.
Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class defined by state or local law.