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  • GKN Driveline Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 2 - 5 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

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United States

Work Location



North Carolina

Advertising End Date

11 Nov 2019

Job Type


About The Opportunity

Safety; Supports GKN Policies and Practices

- Ensure that Safety Issues are resolved and reported accordingly

- Ensures all safety issues are dealt with immediately and Incident / Investigation Reports are completed

- Communicate and elevate any safety risk that is observed

- Facilitate Maintenance repairs to reduce safety risks

- Train and Mentor team members to follow safety behavior guidelines and practices

Quality Supports GKN Quality Goals

- Ensure that GKN quality standards are followed by performing training and auditing

- Assist team member in troubleshooting quality issues

- Train new associates on Job instructions adherence, gaging and Product Specifications in order to avoid producing non-conforming material

- Coordinate sorting and back flushing non-conforming material

- Contact on site / team facilitator of major non-conformances

- Supports implementation of corrective actions on all quality concerns

Key Responsibilities

Prior to shift start

Lines/cells Inspection This may require at least 30 min OT before the shift start

Visually check cells for Safety Issues, 5S, Scrap, Equipment issues and communicates with prior shift associates

Check Call-In Lines and other approved communication tools to verify any associate absences

Pass-Down Meetings

-Participate and/or leads pass-down meetings prior to shift start

Appropriately document any issues from previous 24 hours

Identify shift priorities and resource constraints Coordinate resources and daily plan other cell leaders

Start-Up Meetings

Leads start-up meetings with Team and staffs department accordingly

Verifies attendance of team and cell assignments ensuring critical needs are met and productivity is optimized

Informs teams of Plant Safety or Quality information, communicates business unit priorities

Coordinates any planned downtime, parts shortages or changeovers

Reviews production schedules and with Team

Collects and responds to team feedback or requirements Notifies Facilitator if unable to resolve

Shift Point of Contact

1st point of contact with cell associates for daily decisions and information

Transfer labor hours in order to optimize productivity Work within plant guidelines when sending people home

Coordinates with Quality Department in order to support 1st piece and Lot approval acceptances

Coordinates with Shipping & Receiving on parts shortages, parts required, status of urgent parts for shipments

Coordinates PMs / Projects scheduling to effectively utilize downtime

Escalates and Calls on-site Shift Facilitator, Team Facilitator, as required y subject urgency

Coordinates with planner on schedule and overtime development

End of Shift Review

Makes rounds of their lines/cells and reviews production results

Notes any 5S, Lean Enablers, quality, production issues Checks production sheets for accuracy and completion

Reports & documents the status of line(s)/cell(s) and report any issues, ensuring good successful start up of on coming shift

Update informational boards within your team area as needed

Causal / LTA reporting or data entry as required Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Experience and Skills

Manage and identify resources

Multi Tasking Stay focused on Plant Priorities while handling numerous tasks within the team

Uses active listening and coaching skills while communicating within the teams

Resolves conflict among team members by using supportive behavior and language, and by giving negative feedback in a constructive manner

Lead and participate in Continuous Improvement or problem solving activities

Build team cohesiveness by helping to create a feeling of unity within the team

Demonstrates core values

Sustains effective relationships within cell team as well as with other departments and cell teams

Leads and conducts employee meetings and communications as appropriate

Works closely with supervisor if disciplinary action is required and provides input to performance reviews

Provides input and supports development of team members by careful listening

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent Additional education or coursework a plus

2 years high volume manufacturing experience, preferably at the specific GKN facility

Effective coaching/communication skills

Basic MFG Pro/Scheduling training

Lean Enabler Training

Basic PC skills including Microsoft Applications recommended

Support Team leader monthly meeting in order to continually develop the position and leadership skills

About Us

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 PERCENT of the worlds car 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

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Automobiles/Auto Component/Auto Ancillary, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Apr 2020

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