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Production Team Leader in Houston, TX at ITW

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Position Summary:

ITWIS is looking for a candidate that is a self-starter, problem solver, and leader. This position requires an individual who can learn and teach others the Elbow Blanking production procedures, practices, and policies. The successful candidate will report to the Elbows Production Manager. This position is in the Houston area. 

Job Responsibilities:

•         Acts as working team leader for the Elbow Blanking Department

•         Oversees, monitors, coordinates, and prioritizes the Blanking Team’s activities to achieve business needs and goals

•         Sets production schedule for department

•         Records production data and completes production reports

•         Has in depth knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures related to Elbow Blanking

•         Provides training and development/coaching to all team members

•         Serves as an active safety leader and applies and enforces all rules

•         Participates in Safety Committee

•         Responsible for ensuring quality standards are met

•         Applies continues improvement tools

•         Suggests improvements to safety, quality, and production to manager and helps implement approved changes

•         Completes performance reviews for Blanking team members

•         Handles 1st step disciplinary action with manager’s approval

•         Recommends department staffing changes to manager based on work load

•         Acts as liaison between Blanking Department and the rest of the organization

•         Conducts team meetings as required

•         Participates in Inventory counts

•         Maintains supplies on hand for team as needed

•         Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
  • People skills including leadership, communication, problem solving, and teamwork



Preferred Qualifications

•         Forklift certification

•         Prior supervisory experience

ITW Welding
ITW’s Welding segment designs and manufactures value-added equipment and specialty consumables with leading technology for a variety of industrial applications, serving an array of end markets where weld quality is a critical factor. ITW’s industry-leading welding solutions are differentiated by innovative technology designed to meet the needs of today’s users with specific focus on productivity, quality, and ease of use behind very strong brands. ITW Welding also continues to address critical industry issues such as more stringent regulatory requirements and the need to quickly and effectively train new welders.


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