GKN Material Handler Team lead in Newton, North Carolina

Material Handler Team lead

Country: United States

Work Location: Newton

State: North Carolina

Advertising End Date: 28 Jul 2018

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity

Identify logistic needs daily and utilize manpower to accomplish tasks and prevent assembly shortages and/or stock out.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide daily staffing, overtime staffing, rotation, scheduling direction and decisions, including coverage for breaks, meetings etc…

  • Preform daily meetings with your reporting team.

  • Facilitate team start of shift meeting and end of shift review meeting for assigned areas and participate in other site communication meetings as necessary.

  • Inform team of priorities, coordinate resource and staffing needs for team and with other areas.

  • Insure daily layered audits are preformed.

  • Communicate with incoming shift/outgoing team leader ensuring standard information is accurate and up to date.

  • Identify shift priorities and resource constraints. Coordinate resource and staffing needs with other teams.

  • Ensure issues affecting the team are reported to team coach and other team leads on each shift.

  • Input information concerning problems to team coach via email or other communication method as necessary.

  • Provide input to employee performance reviews and support development of team members.

  • Create and maintain a team atmosphere by coaching, recognizing rewarding and providing constructive feedback to team.

  • Create and / or review accident reports for members in warehouse.

  • Address and escalate concerns that impact delivery and line production.

  • Note any 5S, quality, production issues. Checks pull sheets for accuracy and completion.

  • Report on the status of production line(s), cell(s) as appropriate.

  • Create an audit adherence to standard work amongst team leaders.

  • Develop and manage skill matrix and coordinate as necessary.

  • Provide guidance and training of safety, work instructions and logistic policies.

  • Perform and assist team coach with disciplinary actions.

  • Ensure all GKN policies and guidelines are being followed

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.