Crew Leader -Asheville

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Asheville, North Carolina


Description

Position at Wilsonart

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews schedules, specifications and priorities to plan departmental work assignments.
  • Assigns duties to employees and oversees department activities.
  • Assists employees in resolving problems and advises supervisor of complex problems.
  • Trains personnel on production operations, Material Safety Data Sheet identification and department cross training.
  • Skill in public speaking and meeting facilitation for monthly safety meetings and goal meetings.
  • Works closely with crew to find ways of reducing rejects and improving overall quality as part of a continuous improvement process.
  • Works closely with departments that supply needed materials to maintain minimum downtime.
  • Assists with customer service order entry
  • Maintains and keeps updated records and documentation including attendance cards and timekeeper responsibilities.
  • Assigns duties to employees and oversees department activities.
  • Assists employees in resolving problems and advises supervisor of complex problems.
  • Assist operations manager with local safety initiative
  • Organize daily customer deliveries
  • Prepare bill of ladings
  • Receive inventory
  • Trains personnel to meet the technical level of expertise to perform job duties and responsibilities.
  • Communicates with the operations manager on the status of the shift.
  • Works closely with crew to find ways of reducing errors and improving overall shipping accuracy.
  • Assists the supervisor in all aspects of maintaining an efficient, low cost, total quality and productive operation.
  • Assists supervisor in conducting investigation and disciplinary process.
  • Conducts or provides input in the Employee Performance Review process
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of safety standards applicable to the work area and other pertinent rules/regulations governing work activities
  • Knowledge of computers sufficient to utilize word processors, spreadsheets and databases, and ORACLE WIP transactions
  • Knowledge of product types and the manufacturing process
  • Knowledge of Company quality standards
  • Ability to communicate well in oral and written forms including tact and diplomacy when dealing with customers and employees
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing
  • Ability to supervise/lead people
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to analyze problems and develop solutions
  • Ability to operate machinery in a safe and comfortable manner
  • Ability to maintain a clean work environment
  • Knowledge of Company policies, procedures, and practices
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

High School Graduate or GED

30 semester hours of college with a concentration in Business Administration or a closely related field

One year of additional experience may substitute for required education

EXPERIENCE:

2+ years related experience

Must have 6 months prior management experience such as a Backup Foreman/Backup Crew Leader/Project Leader or must have held the highest premium position within their department for 12 months

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 Continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking/pushing/climbing and lifting material or equipment of heavy weight (>50 lbs) Examples: grounds staff and EMS

ENVIRONMENT:

 Located in an environment with regular exposure to fumes or odors, temperature extremes, or loud noises which cause noticeable discomfort or moderate risk of accident or illness. Examples: engineering, waste mgt, laundry workers and yards/grounds staff

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.