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Unit Leader
Detroit, Michigan - Posted on September 16, 2020
Published By Catherine Hamel

Now hiring a Unit Leader for work in the Detroit area!

Job Description

Trillium Technical is now seeking a Unit Leader for work in Detroit, MI!

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 employees.
• 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.

If interested, please apply today!

Qualifications

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 employees.
• 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.


Trillium Technical has been recruiting and placing Engineering professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees with an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of Engineering professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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