Website Coastal Automotive

About the Opportunity
This is a terrific opportunity in a mid-sized growing Automotive company! We offer great pay and benefits, compelling team members, high-integrity leadership and world-class customers. The third shift Manufacturing Lead will support a team of 25-35 employees.
Shift schedule is Sunday – Thursday, 9:30pm to 6:00am.

Purpose of the job
Serve customers with industry-leading quality and delivery performance. Serve employees by cultivating a safe, high performance culture. Develop Team Coordinators with strong coaching skills. Serve the business with strong quality system discipline, consistent results and year-over-year improvements in productivity. Key measures include, OSHA Incident Rate, customer complaints, yield, scrap, labor efficiency, schedule attainment, on-time delivery and team member morale.

Essential Job Responsibilities
Quality Management: Drive quality performance with clear expectations, robust on-the-job training, and timely corrective actions. Facilitate effective containment action, root cause identification, and system improvements with thorough 8-Ds.

Schedule Attainment: Deliver daily, weekly and monthly schedule attainment performance across all key measures. Provide detailed analysis and countermeasures for variances to plan.

Workforce Planning: Work closely with supply chain team to determine workforce scheduling needs across the plant on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Work with Operations management and Human Resources to optimize staffing levels, minimize overtime and maintain good morale.

Team Coordinator Development: Provide clear direction, expectations, learning opportunities and ongoing feedback to team coordinators. Develop training plans to ensure broad and deep understanding of all operations and standards.

Workforce Training: Ensure all team members have the knowledge and skills needed to perform their jobs effectively and efficiently. Ensure accurate Essential and Advanced Qualifications are maintained.

Maintenance: Ensure all operator PMs are completed correctly and on time. Work with the engineering and maintenance teams to schedule more extensive PMs.

5-S: Establish a robust system for visual management, shop floor organization, and daily cleaning to ensure the plant is tour-ready at all times.

Team Leadership: Establish meeting rhythm to coordinate activities with team coordinators. Establish effective processes for reviewing, analyzing and improving key measure performance.

Supports program management: Coordinate work and priorities with program management to support efficient and effective launches of new products and new programs.

PLEX ERP System: Develop deep subject matter and process expertise in PLEX ERP system. Drive standards and educate others to help optimize the utility of the management system. Ensure best practices and standards are documented consistent with our quality system standards.