Team Leader, Assembly

Operations Birmingham, Alabama


Team Leader: Frame Line

Key Outcomes

  • Achieve and sustain 99% quality accuracy through effective internal processes.
  • Manage team of assembly team members to achieve defined trucks per hour goal.
  • Maintain 5S and Safety initiatives to 5S standards and TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate) goal.


Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the specific line subject matter expert (SME) and owner of the documented process.
  • Lead team to build trucks accurately and timely.
  • Identify opportunities to improve  accuracy and the overall process.
  • Work closely with the value stream leader to identify, report and problem solve.
  • Implement workforce optimization and time motion analytics to achieve/exceed targets.
  • Communicate clear instructions to team members.
  • Train team members in accordance with company guidelines on assembly procedures.
  • Create and maintain hourly/daily/weekly/monthly metrics and report daily on the same.


Key Traits

  • Cross-functional collaborator and communicator.
  • Ability to evaluate, motivate and coach team members to achieve goals and objectives
  • Proven Leadership skills to inspire and drive productivity to meet Production requirements
  • Critical problem solver, able to multi-task


Position Requirements

  • 3 years' of relevant work experience in manufacturing, warehouse or operational leadership; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to drive cohesion and collaboration among many different people & functions
  • Confidence, presence, and credibility to command the respect of colleagues and senior stakeholders, especially within operational departments
  • Adaptable / Flexible - being open to change in response to new information, different or unexpected circumstances
  • Organizational skills, with ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and MRP system