Masonite

Team Lead

USA-IN-Walkerton
5 days ago
ID
2017-11212

Summary

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

 

At Masonite, we understand that people are key.  We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

 

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do.  It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

 

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what’s on the other side.

 

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging.  This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn’t hide behind closed doors.

 

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers’ experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.

 

Responsibilities

 

This position is responsible for overseeing one of our operation's most critical production areas and will work as a key contributor to the business by ensuring that processes run smoothly and work proactviely to ensure constant focus on continuous improvement within the area of responsibility. 

 

  • Efficiently manage the daily production needs through the department.
  • Adjust move staffing, hold employees in their area accountable for meeting production goals.
  • Lead by example: (safe, punctual, drive for good quality, on time delivery and communication with all employees).
  • Deliver daily tool box talks and conduct pre-shift exercises, effectively mentor, coach and guide employees in their area, conduct safety and SOP trainings - update monthly, conduct monthly 6S audits, weekly quality audits, daily restroom/cafeteria clean up, monitor end of shift clean-up activities and restock the next shift for success.
  • Gather/assemble/distribute equipment/tools for start of shift
  • Effectively communicate with other leads, on both shifts, and recommend/drive corrective actions.
  • Support continuous improvement efforts,
  • Recommend disciplinary actions and participate in disciplinary actions given.
  • Communicate when non-MP inventory items get low.
  • Daily hand off with counterpart.
  • Complete maintenance work orders for repairs as necessary.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing production processes/doors/raw materials, manufacturing needs to complete daily demands, The ability to make decisions with limited information.
  • Read/interpret schedules/tickets, customer specifications, quality standards and read tape measure to 1/16".
  • Understand the job requirements for all positions within their area of responsibility. Some knowledge of upstream/downstream departments processes. Strong knowledge of how their department impacts the next department and the next shift.

Qualifications

  • 5 plus years work experience in a manufacturing environment required;
  • Successful candidates have shown a good performance record of technical competence and leadership demonstrated through performance feedback at the meets or exceeds expectations level.
  • Working knowledge and experience of production flow and processes.
  • Highly energized and self-motivated with experience working with teams to implement change.
  • Have the patience, perseverance and passion to drive the lean culture across the plant.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) required for coaching others.
  • Ability to lead, influence and motivate a group of peers without direct supervision authority.

 

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