Crew Leader

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation North Reading, Massachusetts


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.

·       Receive and prepare product for shipping as needed

·       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.

·       Skill in public speaking and meeting facilitation for monthly safety meetings and goal meetings.

·       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.

·       Conducts employee performance reviews. 

·       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 operate a fork lift

·       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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

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.