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Team Leader Operational Services (2nd shift)

Requisition ID:  20123
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss in Ames, Iowa is searching for a Team Leader to join their manufacturing organization. The primary responsibility of the Team Leader for Operational Services (2nd Shift) is to safely manage production activities and resources within their operational area to ensure the timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Foster teamwork and engagement that embodies Danfoss values and behaviors
  • Create clear, documented expectations for each team member
  • Provide feedback regularly, while recognizing good performance and correcting performance issues
  • Direct daily activities hands-on and via Team Coordinators
  • Ensure robust, standard systems are in place and followed
  • Manage variable activity rates, including flexible staffing
  • Reinforce safety and deliberate actions
  • Promote quality excellence and customer satisfaction
  • Facilitate team meetings with appropriate business content and cascading communication
  • Communicate externally as the “voice of the team”
  • Develop Team Coordinators and others utilizing IDPs
  • Monitor production, and have a strong shop floor presence
  • Identify waste and opportunities through MIFAs and Paretto charts
  • Review and react to all financials for assigned cost centers
  • Respond to Team Coordinator escalations and quickly resolve issues
  • Ensure 5S sustainment and improvement
  • Lead and own the RCPS process, ensure actions are getting complete on time and driving strong results
  • Track KPI’s, update, report and present; identify projects and actions to achieve all KPI goals
  • Complete all aspects of Leader Standard Work including but not limited to:
    • Facilitating problem solving activities utilizing 4-Steps and 8Ds
    • Quarterly MIFA reviews
    • Shop Floor Audits
    • Standard Work, Control Plan, and PFMEA reviews

Background & Skills

  • High School/GED is required; College degree is preferred
  • Strong leadership skills such as flexibility, dependability, and independence are essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills: SAP, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) required
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Team player who is able to build positive working relationships
  • Previous experience with leading continuous improvement events are preferred, but not required

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines