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PDS Tech Inc Body Weld Production Group Leader in Madison, Alabama

PDS Tech is currently recruiting for a Body Weld Production Group Leader to work in Madison, AL!

Initially will lead the establishment and ramp-up of manufacturing at a large, high-volume, cutting-edge automotive manufacturing operation.

As a part of the above, and on an ongoing basis will also:

  • Establish strong team member relations, at all levels and provide support for people development, coaching, and mentoring with a focus on teamwork and inclusion

  • Collaborate with Japanese team members

  • Create production improvement strategies relative to KPI achievement and in translating those strategies into concrete action plans by use of Floor Management Systems

  • Ensure alignment of production activities to support business plan objectives

  • Share information, communicate goals, and coach team members to achieve objectives

  • Support Takt Change planning, line rebalancing, production trials, and training activity

  • Support introduction of new models

  • Create and manage team member and team leader development plans

  • Develop standardize work instruction for each production process

  • Manage shop safety program and manage timely implementation of countermeasures

  • Coordinate activities with the Body Weld team to improve quality as necessary

  • Lead activities to eliminate production bottle necks and/or chronic downtime

  • Identify waste in Body Weld process and implement activities to improve overall efficiency

  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours and travel as needed (domestically and internationally)

  • Ability to work rotating 1st and 2nd shifts and shutdowns

  • 5+ year experience in a manufacturing production environment

  • Extensive plant level experience in a supervisory/leadership role

  • Understanding of the different welding processes and equipment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of welding environmental requirements

  • Strong ability to problem solve with a high mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to manage in a fast pace environment with a positive attitude

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.