Production Lead ( Controllers/ Lab)

Requisition ID:  25752
Job Location(s): 

Longmont, CO, US

Job Description

Danfoss Editron is changing the way the world moves with electric and hybrid powertrain systems for heavy-duty and commercial vehicles and machines, on both land and sea. Join our team and be a part of the electrification revolution!

At Danfoss Editron, we manufacture and deliver the world’s most sophisticated hybrid and fully electric drivetrains for the Marine, Off-highway and On-highway sectors. The EDITRON system has been designed from the ground up to ensure maximum efficiency at real-world load speeds. The software-based approach allows for greater intelligent management of power distribution, delivering superior performance for heavy-duty applications in even the most demanding situations all while reducing both fuel consumption and associated emissions. 

 

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $15 - $20 /hour. Base salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Job Responsibilities

SAFETY
1.    Demonstrate and model safe work practices by complying with all safety requirements/procedures and wear appropriate PPE. Ensure all team members are wearing appropriate PPE.
2.    Facilitate daily safety briefing communications within the cell. Lead daily stretching. Demonstrate a Zero OSHA recordable goal through mindset and behavior.
3.    Actively audit safety and address audit action items timely. Document all safety concerns within the cell and communicate to supervisor or EH&S per standard work.
4.    Demonstrates the ability to “stop the line.”
QUALITY 
1.    Follow, comply, and support all quality procedures, processes, documents and standard work. Actively audit processes used by operators to ensure work instructions are used and followed. 
2.    Partner with quality support staff and conduct checks to strive for a zero-defect finished product.
3.    Actively demonstrate quality containment processes, ensuring nonconforming material is documented and segregated. Ensure scrap management processes are followed. Track scrap and rejects within the cell to ensure it is turned in daily and not cluttering the cell.
4.    Train new operators to ensure continuity in how tasks are performed and set performance standards. Provide direction for process-related issues. Ensure skills matrices are update monthly, working with production supervisor.
DELIVERABLES 
1.    Coordinate all manufacturing processes, including sub-assembly prep within assigned cell(s). Manage daily planned production. Apply business software application to produce necessary reports.
2.    Responsible for ensuring all products/builds have a production order to support traceability on parts and products.
3.    Review cell for safety, quality, maintenance, material flow, or staffing that may impact team metrics for the day. Check calendar and emails for messages having immediate impact on planning, and relay as appropriate. Escalate issues as needed.
4.    Ensure stock levels for consumable and inventory parts on the floor are available and stock so operators do not need to stop work to restock. 
5.    Encourage a proactive, customer-focused culture that responds to commitment of satisfying internal and external needs timely. Ensure effective shift to shift communication and handoff. Facilitate cross-training within cell. Work with leader on competency attainment for operators, updating skill matrices.
6.    Populate assigned information and areas on GEMBA board. Participate and/or lead GEMBA board activities and ensure update board daily. Ensure clear communication on missed productivity levels and provide recommendations to improve. Track and report out on work orders in the cell for each step in the process.
7.    Assist in the daily activities of implementing process changes and problem solving on the shop floor.  
Responsible to ensure 5S compliance within the cells. Utilize audit results to encourage improvements and support changes to processes. Delegate 5s tasks.
 

Background & Skills

Minimum Qualifications:
•    High school diploma or equivalent is required; technical degree preferred.
•    Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of continuous, relevant, and recent manufacturing experience
o    Internal Candidates should have a minimum of 3 months at Danfoss and be fully competent in their current role with no attendance issues to be eligible to post.
•    Experience reading and interpreting documents, including policies, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, schematics, and procedures. Applies common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
•    Communicate effectively with groups and individuals; Write routine correspondence and reports. 
•    Proficient in operating a computer and related equipment and applications, specifically MS-Office skills (Outlook). Basic SAP knowledge preferred or willing to learn.
•    Experience and/or formal training in problem-solving tools or continuous improvement methods.
•    Demonstrated experience troubleshooting manufacturing issues. Uses critical thinking to define and solve problems. 
 

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 40,000 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 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


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