Production Team Leader - Boston, MA
Trelleborg Automotive USA, Inc. - United States

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Trelleborg Offshore(TO) operates predominantly across the oil and gas industry, with bases in the US, UK, Norway and Brazil with sales offices in Asia and Europe. TO specializes in the development and production of polymer and syntactic foam based solutions in seismic, marine, buoyancy, cable protection, thermal insulation and fire protection markets. TO provides innovative products. We have the largest and most advanced syntactic foam manufacturing facility in the world.

Responsible for a team of individuals in a work cell or department. Oversees all the day-to-day planning, operations of the group, communications within the group and problem-solving for the group. Answers to the manager/supervisor of department and must meet or exceed team goals and expectations

Job Description:
Plans, directs, and manages all daily production activities (materials management, personnel supervision, process implementation, etc.) on the production floor to meet customer needs and achieve standards related to safety, quality, productivity, cost, and on-time delivery of glass microspheres and syntactic foam products.

Coordinate movement and flow of production materials, tools and finished product through the manufacturing process

Management of department employees to optimize their contribution to the Company with particular emphasis on efficient individual and team working through adequate communication and training

Ensure strict compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures with particular reference to health, safety and quality

Communicate and ensure compliance, implementation, and maintenance of all aspects of Trelleborg’s HSE Policy and Management System

Actively manage the performance of team members including writing and delivering performance appraisals and taking disciplinary action when warranted

Schedule employees to support production of product to meet customer delivery, while minimizing overtime, and excess labor costs and monitoring all employee attendance concerns, productivity shortfalls, and rework issues

Reduce occupational injuries inherent to the area by auditing, and requiring all employees to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times

Build people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication for employees

Coordinate maintenance needs for departmental operations

Interact with cross-functional groups to improve operation/process efficiency affecting quality and on-time delivery Interact with other departments as necessary to complete processes and resolve issues

Education and Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent

Minimum of two (2) years experience in an industrial manufacturing operation preferably including syntactic foam manufacturing processes.

Hold a MA Wastewater Treatment license Grade 2 or have the capability to obtain a Wastewater license within a 6 month timeframe

Basic Quality, ISO 9000, & Industrial safety concepts / knowledge

Basic concepts / knowledge of Lean Manufacturing to support RT4ME activities

Must be able to work with other departments in order to promote team approach to achieving company goals

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse workforce

Ability to lead a team effectively, facilitates work processes, and motivates employees

Ability to work with all levels of the organization

Strong computer skills, MS Office (Excel, Word)

To Apply:
Send resume to tousjobs@trelleborg.com