Group Leader (SIA)

Company: MacLellan Integrated Services, Inc ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IN-Lafayette
N/A
2 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
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Job Description Group Leader (SIA) OVERVIEW:

MacLellan Integrated Services provides critical process cleaning, maintenance and support services to the automotive manufacturing industry across North America.

The Group Leader is the first-line supervisory position in our organization. This role leads a critical process cleaning crew in an automotive manufacturing plant operating continuous shifts. This critical position is the backbone of our organization. How effectively Group Leaders manage and develop their teams, and interact with the customer, ultimately determines the success of the site contract. The Group Leader is exposed to management of people, process, and product at the most fundamental levels, and learns first hand how to manage in a fast paced, JIT, safety focused environment. This is an excellent starting point to gain valuable knowledge in a fast paced OEM automotive environment and learn how the organization works. This role is the training ground for future leaders and those that excel here are quickly noticed. This role is the gateway to other management opportunities and future managers for the site, region, and company as a whole are selected and groomed here.

The Group Leader embodies the core values of Trust, Attitude, 100% Responsibility and Commitment in managing their direct report Team Leaders and Team Members in the execution of their duties. The Group Leader is trusted to follow through on every commitment and assignment, or quickly and clearly communicate any variation. The Group Leader must demonstrate a positive attitude at all times, with the ability to solve problems and provide solutions in a stressful environment. The Group Leader demonstrates 100% Responsibility and holds him or herself accountable, taking ownership and learning from incidents or mistakes. The Group Leader demonstrates a commitment to getting the job done regardless of how long it takes, and that every job is done safely.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Group Leader is responsible for the safety, quality, service delivery and labor efficiency of their assigned shift. This involves maintaining a safe work environment, directing teams to complete the assigned work, maintaining labor efficiency targets, identifying continuous improvement opportunities, and completing all assigned tasks. The Group Leader interacts directly with numerous customer contacts involved in maintenance and production at a variety of levels. Building and sustaining these relationships with key customer contacts is critical, and requires flexibility to accommodate frequently changing customer demands. The Group Leader is a coach and mentor that interacts daily with their team to deliver core value messages, direct specific activities to be accomplished, develop and improve their teams performance, promote employee contributions to safety and continuously improve operations.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Direct and supervise a team to complete all assigned work while maintaining Labor Efficiency targets and safety performance indicators.
  • Maintain assigned communication boards providing production information, safety audit status and safety updates to our team and our customer.
  • Interact regularly with key customer contacts including area managers in charge of paint specific processes.
  • Responsible for time sheets and ensuring documentation is complete for all hourly employees on their shift.
  • Maintain consumables budgets and monitor customer plan vs. actual consumables spend report.
  • Conduct 5S audits and drive continuous improvement activities.
  • Complete or assist in work planning and scheduling for shift buy offs.

  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS OR ANY SHIFT AS PART OF REGULAR WORK SCHEDULE AND MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE

    Job Requirements Group Leader (SIA) REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Experience:

    • At least 2 years of related experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment with emphasis on high volume, mixed process manufacturing, with at least 1 year of supervisory responsibility.
    • Must have experience with and demonstrated knowledge of kaizen/continuous improvement processes and principles.
    • Engineering, production or quality control background, or experience with DuPont safety systems are all desirable plusses, but not required.
    • Automotive paint shop experience or paint defect knowledge is highly desirable.

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of directly related supervisory experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment and:
    • 2 year technical degree from a certified trade school or technical college in an industrial field or an accredited maintenance apprenticeship program.
    • Continuing education in a relevant technical discipline.
    • 5S training, formalized training in problem solving, or OSHA certification are all highly desirable.

    Skills:

    • Must demonstrate exceptional communications skills and the ability to present to customers, team members, and managers. *BI-LINGUAL ENGLISH / SPANISH A PLUS *
    • Extremely strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with peers, management, subordinates and team members to positively impact performance.
    • Must be driven by a strong customer focus with the ability to drive process improvement and encourage excellence.
    • Must have demonstrated ability to conduct safety and quality investigations and thoroughly complete all documentation.
    • Must be computer literate and demonstrate strong proficiency using MS Office.

    WHY MACLELLAN?

    BEST PEOPLE, BEST SYSTEMS, BEST RESULTS

    We bring people together who share our values and help them discover and achieve their potential. We are disciplined in the development and use of innovative systems and practices. We are a driving component in our business partners’ competitive advantage.

    Our way of doing business has earned us a reputation for excellence, and we work to deliver exceptional value.

    This position is a stepping stone to higher levels of management and a training ground for the right candidate in the exciting, fast paced world of OEM automotive manufacturing. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, this is a challenging and rewarding career opportunity that will further your experience and career growth.

    BENEFITS:

    We strive to be the employer of choice in our space. By offering employees the best possible value proposition, we ensure we have the best talent available supporting our customers.

    Our benefits include:

    • Competitive Base Salary
    • Paid Holidays / Paid Time Off / Time Off for Volunteering and company matching charitable donations
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, coverage begins the first day of employment.
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Program
    • Company matching 401(k) Program
    • Life Insurance, Salary Continuation Program & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Education Reimbursement
    • Company clothing allowance
    • Cell phone reimbursement