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G-TECH Services, Inc. Unit Leader - LV567 in Detroit, Michigan

The Unit Leader will be responsible for managing work teams in a fast paced, high volume, unionized, manufacturing environment. The Unit Leader is responsible for ensuring safety, quality, cost, and delivery during the shift. The selected candidate will be required to build functional teams, train and allocate manpower according to need, ensure team morale and drive continuous improvement solutions to improve product quality and reach throughput and cost targets. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

· Support and contribute to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) programs and tools.• Coordinate the Zone during the shift in ordinary and continuous improvement activities, meet with Supervisors /Team Leaders to guide World Class Manufacturing (WCM) activities and share priorities.

· Drive

continuous improvement in safety, quality, delivery, cost savings, and employee

morale during the shift.

· Lead a

cross-functional team in daily activities, quality and throughput improvements,

problem solving, and root cause analysis.

· Ensure

safety regulation compliance and provide a safe working environment for


· Ensure

production targets are achieved, take part in Zone’s budget definition and

approve subsequent forecast/operative plan estimates.

· Conduct

routine audits and verifications to confirm completion of written/documented

processes, procedures, and activities.

· Ensure

quality and operation systems are implemented and functioning per standards,

re-establish ideal conditions in the case of system failure or non-conformance

and plan for scheduled / unscheduled maintenance while maintaining quality and

throughput levels.

· Meet with

Area Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders regularly to provide and obtain

performance feedback.

· Work with

Area Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders to develop plans for absenteeism

management within the budget targets.

· Supports

all aspects of production processes including safety, quality, delivery, cost

and morale and drive successful implementation of WCM processes and standards.

· Facilitate

communication between departments, lines, and internal suppliers.

· Teach,

cultivate, and promote teamwork and problem solving in a positive, proactive

work environment.


· Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in operations management experience in a high volume environment, including at least 2 years of supervisory experience• Ability to work any shift and overtime as required.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various levels of employees within all areas of the Plant from hourly represented employees to Senior Leadership as required.

· Ability to build effective business relationships with plant leadership and customers.

· Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

· Demonstrated ability to coach / mentor / develop team members.

· Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead team• Experience in continuous improvement systems and lean manufacturing.

· Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Preferred Requirements:

· Previous experience working in a union environment.

Category Manufacturing

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -082020-114524

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