Midway Products Group, Inc. d/b/a Hudson Industries, Inc. Team Leader in Hudson, Indiana

DescriptionUnder the direct supervision of the Area Manager, will be responsible for planning, setting goals and developing strategies to meet production and plant-wide goals. Will be responsible for and ensure proper safety and efficient production. Must comply with federal and state safety regulations and company policies.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:1. Oversee the set up and safe operation of department. Delegate authority and responsibilitywhile maintaining control.2. Organize department for meeting production schedules and quality goals. Coordinate theefforts of individuals and the department.3. Knowledgeable in the technical aspects of equipment, processes and tools. Will work with other manufacturing, maintenance, tool and die, and management members to assist in the efficient operation of the cell(s) and plant.4. Completes all pertinent paperwork in an accurate and timely manner: up-time sheets,Production reports, tags, checklists, pareto charts, efficiency reports, etc.5. Teach, train, coach and assist team members in the set-up procedures and audit the teamsperformance.6. Know and verify the machine parameters including palm button safety.7. Responsible for periodic cycle checks.8. Promote teamwork, quality, and good housekeeping and ensure a safe work environment.9. Able to assist Area Manager in cost saving activities by generating ideas and assisting inimplementation.10. Has the authority and responsibility to start and stop production operations, to addressoperational and quality issues, uses gages and other measuring instruments as required for insuring customer requirements are maintained.11. Complete checklists and pareto charts to document the status of production parts ormachinery, and to directly seek assistance from all available plant resources to ensure the daily operation of the team.12. Responsible to lead daily team meetings in planning and communicating team activities forthe shift.13. Has the authority and responsibility to coordinate rotation of job assignments for teammembers.14. Has the authority and responsibility to evaluate each team member s performance accordingto the evaluation schedule.15. Promotes a positive work environment as well as promotes continuous improvement activities.16. Maintains a safe working environment including the use of PPE, and compliance with allsafety rules and procedures.17. Ensures that all team members adhere to and update as needed, all TS16949 operator and work instructions, tagging, forms and logs to maintain compliance as required.18. Communicates and coordinates the flow of information to and from other areas of theorganization for the team. Coordinates the activities of council members in keeping team members informed and provides opportunities for input.19. Must have problem solving skills and be able to generate unique alternative solutions.20. Must have knowledge of the organization's structure, policy culture, resources andinformation sources.21. Work with area managers in areas of job assignments including performance issues,maintenance, and inventory needs.22. Maintain cooperative attitudes with employees. Treats all team members with dignity andrespect.23. Perform any tasks necessary to meet company goals and requirements. RequirementsJOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Candidate must successfully pass the required testing and interview process. Good attendance record is required.Training and experience: Must have high school diploma or the equivalent, and be able to attend a vocational program to complete the necessary training including but not limited to Positive Leadership, Quick Die Change, Team Building, Continuous Improvement, and Kaizen participation. Have good oral and written communication skills.SPECIAL SKILLS:Ability to lead, train and motivate a team.MAJOR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:Team leader must be able to stand on the concrete floor for the duration of work shift, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, bend to the floor, and use arms and han