Team Lead 1st Shift (Shelby Township)

Magna International



Shelby Charter Township, MI

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    Position summary

    ironmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.

    About the Role

    • To lead and engage all team members effectively to achieve established business targets and improvements of OEE results.

    • Work cells, processes and Team Members as assigned.

    Your Responsibilities

    • Drives 5S and work cell safety performance. Engages team members to improve ergonomic layout of work stations. Assist with improving OEE. Follow the LSW established for this leader position. Ensures all team members are effectively trained via the TWI JI method. Lead and facilitate Kaizen Events engaging team members. Provide feedback to Team Members' concerns.

    • Conducts weekly audits of Team Members on various topics. Ensure that team meets established production objectives for Safety, Quality, Timing, Cost and Motivation.

    • Performs LPA's and other audits as assigned. Facilitates pre-shift meetings. Facilitates and reports out on work cell performance. Ensure that all documentation in the work cell is maintained, up to date and that team member understand the information. Ensure Team members are cross trained for at least 5 jobs. Perform periodic quality checks to support Operators.

    • Fill in temporarily for Team Members that are absent or need to leave the line (ex. bathroom break, etc.). Perform the start and end of shift activities. Participate in changeover activities. Participating in the maintenance, training, and continuous improvement of Team Member Standardized Work. Reviews hour-by-hour performance at the work station hourly at a minimum and takes action to solve problems. Observes each Team Member once per week (once every 2nd week for cycle times over 2 minutes, which includes long cycle work) performing standardized work to ensure it is being performed correctly, immediately addresses abnormalities and documents the results.

    • Understands and can present the status of at least one problem solving activity that he/she is leading on the shop floor with production support group members. Participate in continuous improvement activities outside their current location of responsibility. Review active Quality Alerts and ensure the team is aware of the issues. Mentors, coaches and trains team members with TWI method utilizing JES documents and SWI charts.

    • Ensure that only trained operators are assigned to jobs. Complete A3 problem solving and Mishit 8D reports as necessary. Ensure proper labeling identification and disposition of products. Assist the organization in implementation of MAFACT. Operate the Hilo, crane and any other equipment required to transfer equipment. Investigate and implement counter measures for shift incidents along with appropriate departments (Die Setters, Tool & Die Repair, Maintenance and Quality Auditors).

    Who we are looking for

    • Ensures good communication with all team members. Establish and maintain a positive, collaborative team environment.

    • Is available in the production area to be able to respond to Team Members call for help with the main goal of assisting to overcome the problem to preserve output for the customer.

    • Responsible to drive the team to improve and maintain communication between departments and shifts. Ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to including IATF16949, ISO14001 (EMS), Employee Handbook and, MAFACT, Follows MIOSHA and MPTSH safety regulations and policies, including wearing required P.P.E. (Personal Protective Equipment) and lockout/tagout.

    • Commitment to quality and a safe and healthful work environment for all employees. Responsible for promoting and seeking excellence in all aspects of business.

    Your preferred qualifications

    • 5 years' changeover or related work experience, 3-5 years supervisory/leadership experience in a manufacturing environment. Metal stamping, machining and weld/assembly experience. Able to work weekends when needed. Willingness to attend training and develop skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Excellent attendance and satisfactory work performance record.

    What we offer

    At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

    Site Benefits

    Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

    At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

    Why you should apply for a job to Magna International:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.