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Materials Team Leader

Company: Springs Window Fashions
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:


Perform run-the-business activities through management of department(s)/area(s).

  • Monitor and manage department/area daily workload.
  • May meet with Production Services and Inventory Control to plan department/area workload.
  • Ensure quality, safety and service within department/area.
  • May represent department/area on cross-functional teams.
  • Participate on other cross-functional teams or work on special projects.
  • Manage department/area Quality.
  • Develop and maintain area work instructions
  • Maintain departmental training matrix
  • Manage department/area material yield.
  • Implement Lean and cost control initiatives.
  • Provide technical expertise in department/area.
  • Interact with engineering on new product development.
    Manage associate lifecycle.
    • Hire and train associates.
      • Perform needs assessment for staffing.
      • May update job description.
      • Complete headcount requisition.
      • Interview and select appropriate candidates.
      • Schedule/manage new hire training
      • Ensure associate performance.
        • Complete associate assessment.
        • Complete one-on-one review with each associate.
        • Make recommendations on associate pay increases.
        • Train new associates on assessment.
        • Coordinate assessment translation/interpretation
        • Complete mid-year check-ins with associates.
        • Coaches and mentors associates.
          • Monitor errors relating to production, quality, OTD, Efficiency, etc., on associates.
          • Prepare documentation for all verbal and written warnings, up to final warning.
          • Meet with associate to discuss warning.
            Manage associate time and attendance.
            • Input missed punches, vacation time, attendance bonus, leave of absence, holiday, and other non- worked hours.
            • Check and approve overtime.
            • Adjust time entries, as necessary.
            • Move time entries to different departments, as necessary.
              Maintain clean and safe work environment using 6's standards
              • Ensure associates follow established procedures to maintain work environment in a neat and orderly condition.
              • Ensure associates perform minor maintenance on equipment and tools.
              • Ensure associates follow safety policies and procedures. Ensure associates attend regularly-scheduled safety meetings.
              • Lead daily huddles and other meetings to ensure smooth flow of communication.


                Minimum Education Required:
                • High School diploma or equivalent
                  Minimum Job-Related Experience Required:
                  • 2 years prior leadership / supervisor experience

                    • Proven written and verbal communication skills.
                    • Basic computer skills.
                    • May facilitate other groups.
                    • May train and mentor other associates.
                    • Use Microsoft Office to prepare charts, graphs and presentations.

                      Ensures quality by:
                      • Clearly defining and utilizing processes in daily work
                      • Understanding HWF team structure, roles and responsibilities
                      • Integrating process methodology into daily work; TOC, 5S, Q@S etc
                        Looking for innovative ways to streamline work processes
                      • Establishing forums to share best practices
                      • Using department and company scorecard and other metrics
                      • Measuring own work to plan and reports out at a micro and macro level
                      • Proven ability to eliminate waste using lean principles

Keywords: Springs Window Fashions, Waukegan , Materials Team Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Waukegan, Illinois

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