Team Leader - 3rd Shift

Requisition ID:  36175
Job Location(s): 

Freeport, IL, US

Job Description

 

Now is a great time to join Danfoss' Freeport Team! The Team Leader is a first line supervisory position for Operations employees.  This position must be able to lead, coach and mentor to achieve day-to-day production goals. This position serves as a role model of the results and behaviors expected of Danfoss employees. Responsible for day-to-day oversight of all manufacturing activities in the priority of safety, quality, on-time delivery, productivity standards & cost. Responsible for coordinating problem solving activities for cell issues via DPP Root Cause Problem Solving board and escalating issues to the Product Line Manager and / or Functional Area.

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Safety-expectation is zero recordables or lost time injuries for their cells and ensure all Safety Incidents are reported in GIMS (Global Incident Management System).  An asset incident (process) will be required for all machine incidents where something occurs that is not expected.
  • Quality-expectation is that all employees are trained, can demonstrate competency in standard work, follow control plans, and accountable for scrap/rework in their areas.  May be required to audit and write standard work as appropriate.  Review of process & product quality & recommending improvements to both. 
  • Schedule adherence & delivery- expectation is 100% on-time delivery, responsible for execution of the master schedule and to reschedule employees and prepare contingency plans for schedule delivery when lines are down. Manage and train teams to ensure TPE activities are performed to designated schedules.
  • Productivity expectation is to meet Productivity goals for their areas and use DPP tools/process, Shop Floor Audit, 5S and one-piece flow to improve efficiency and drive continuous improvements in their areas.  Recommend and assist with management of overtime and downtime of the workforce to stay within Productivity goals.
  • Attendance Administration: Responsible for adhering to break schedule, managing time off requests and time off usage to ensure coverage on the schedule prior to time off approval. Responsible for accurate employee time cards.
  • Performance Management: complete annual performance management plans for direct reports and individual development plans.  Ensure expectations are clearly communicated and employees are held accountable for behaviours and results.  Manage DPP skills matrix to ensure adequate training of employees is in-place and being followed.  Provide feedback on a job well done and opportunities for improvement.  Address poor performance issues by administering corrective action plans and coaching through the guidance of HR and Production Manager.
  • Communication: Responsible for conducting daily and weekly employee meetings to communicate up-dates, expectations and issues.  Seeks feedback from operators on safety, quality and delivery issues

Background & Skills

 

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Production Operations Management, Engineering or related field; or 10 years of operations experience in lieu of degree. 

 

Required Skills or traits for the position:

1. Leadership: Organize and motivate a team to achieve day-to-day goals: Solid interpersonal skills & listening skills are important to help individuals work as a team, resolve conflict, and support our customer. Coach and resolve performance issues through the Performance Management process.

2. Ownership/Accountability traits: Acts with a sense of urgency to achieve desired results. Follows through and drives actions to completion.

3. Language & Communication Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence such as Standard Work and Training are important. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

4. Project and/or Time Management: Ability to plan and organize work projects is desired and previous experience & examples of managing projects are beneficial.  Attention to detail and accuracy is important as well as the ability to be flexible under pressure.  Understands the importance of following pre-established guidelines and standard operating procedures and how these guidelines impact the performance of the manufacturing process.

Employee Benefits

We are excited to offer you the following benefits with your employment:

  • Bonus system
  • Paid vacation
  • Personal insurance
  • Opportunity to join Employee Resource Groups
  • State of the art virtual work environment
  • Employee Referral Program

 

This list does not promise or guarantee any particular benefit or specific action. They may depend on country or contract specifics and are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

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 solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.