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unit leader



Posting ID: 7339468

Full time
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The Unit Leader will be responsible for managing work teams in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment. The Unit Leader is responsible for ensuring safety; quality; cost; and delivery during the shift. The selected candidate will be required to build functional teams, train and allocate manpower according to need, ensure team morale and drive continuous improvement solutions to improve product quality and reach throughput and cost targets. Responsibilities include but not limited to:* Support and contribute to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) programs and tools.* Coordinate the Zone during the shift in ordinary and continuous improvement activities, meet with Supervisors /Team Leaders to guide World Class Manufacturing (WCM) activities and share priorities.* Drive continuous improvement in safety, quality, delivery, cost savings, and employee morale during the shift.* Lead a cross-functional team in daily activities, quality and throughput improvements, problem solving, and root cause analysis.* Ensure safety regulation compliance and provide a safe working environment for employees.* Ensure production targets are achieved, take part in Zones budget definition and approve subsequent forecast/operative plan estimates.* Conduct routine audits and verification's to confirm completion of written/documented processes, procedures, and activities.* Ensure quality and operation systems are implemented and functioning per standards, re-establish ideal conditions in the case of system failure or non-conformance and plan for scheduled / unscheduled maintenance while maintaining quality and throughput levels.* Meet with Area Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders regularly to provide and obtain performance feedback.* Work with Area Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders to develop plans for absenteeism management within the budget targets.* Supports all aspects of production processes including safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale and drive successful implementation of WCM processes and standards.* Facilitate communication between departments, lines, and internal suppliers.* Teach, cultivate, and promote teamwork and problem solving in a positive, proactive work environment.

About Aerotek:

Your success starts with the right career opportunity. Aerotek uses a people-focused approach to connect job seekers to incredible opportunities with leading organizations. Established in 1983, we've grown to become a consistent Best of Staffing® winner for talent satisfaction because of our dedication to exceptional service. Serving over 300,000 contract workers every year, we specialize in placing workers with engineering, scientific, professional and industrial skill sets. Aerotek is proud to offer competitive benefits, including contributory medical, dental and vision insurance, weekly pay, discounts on consumer goods and services and more.

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Recruiter: Travis Benjamin


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