Group Leader

  • Full Time
  • Romeo, MI

Summary of primary duties and responsibilities:
• Effective leadership of all Production Technicians, Material Handlers, Set-up, Mixing Technicians and
Twin Support personnel to achieve company’s philosophy and policies to ensure our customer receives
a quality product delivered on time.
• Planning and coordination of human resources to include: hiring, employee evaluation, employee
development and training, proper placement and utilization of employee, management of overtime and
vacation, and employee discipline.
• Planning and coordination of equipment resources to include: developing and maintaining efficiency
standards, runtimes, measurable throughput and proper utilization and availability of equipment/tools.
• Communicate daily and through regularly scheduled group meetings, the production goals and
objectives, the quality policy and promote the company’s philosophy.
• Ensure plant is a clean, safe place for people to work and a place where people want to come to work
through effective safety training and housekeeping.

Education/Experience:
• High School Diploma or equivalent; 3+ years of manufacturing experience; lean experience preferred.
• Excellent, interpersonal communication, follow-thorough and organizational skills.
• Work well in a cross-functional team that includes internal and external customers.
• Excellent mechanical aptitude.
• Ability to work with hand tools, precision tools, and power tools.
• Knowledge of machine maintenance preferred.
• Good computer skills (Excel, Oracle, Ulti-pro preferred).
• Ability to obtain a fork-lift license.
• Supervisory Skills.
• Root Cause Analysis.

Skills:
• Excellent interpersonal communication, follow-through and organizational skills
• Work well in a cross-functional team that includes internal and external customers
• Excellent mechanical aptitude: ability to work with hand tools, precision tools and power tools,
knowledge of Injection Mold Dies, Press Die construction and maintenance along with previous tooling
experience preferred
• Good computer skills
• Ability to obtain a fork-lift license.
• Supervisory skills, Excel, Oracle, operation of machines, Ultipro, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, human
error reduction, root cause analysis, interview training.

Physical Demands:
• Occasional lifting or lowering an object from one level to another up to 55 lbs
• Occasional transporting/carrying an object by hands up to 55 lbs
• Occasional pushing or pulling by hands up to 25 lbs
• Occasional reaching above/below shoulder and forward
• Occasional bending, stooping, and crouching
• Standing or walking for long periods of time