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Team Leader - 2nd Shift

Job Number:  44475
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KENTUCKY, US, 42103

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Job Number: 44475 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Bowling Green Metalforming 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary

To lead, direct, and support Assembly Team Members safely and efficiently, to coordinate and communicate with other departments, follow safe work methods, and to conform to the Employee’s Charter principles and plant standards.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Promote Andon Procedure and follow it. Stop the job per criteria. Document on board. Issue a TA immediately for rejects that are over minimum. Support escalation process when required.  Be available in the immediate area to be able to respond to team members’ requests for help.
  2. Lead the (Tier 1) pre-shift meetings.  Communicate issues to Area Leader lineside within first hour of shift (Tier 2 meetings) that could prevent team from achieving shift’s goals.
  3. Ensure daily pre-shift inspections are completed and conduct planned inspection audits on each shift.  Complete Layered Process Audits and 5S Audits daily for designated area.
  4. Maintain integrity of quality to ensure finished product meets BGM standards, to include the changing of weld tips, wire spools, and cleaning of nozzles to ensure efficiency of weld robots.
  5. Routinely make visual inspections of emergency evacuation routes correcting any safety concerns immediately.
  6. Within 24 hours of an accident/incident complete accident investigations identifying root cause and corrective action.
  7. Coordinate and assign job responsibility for team members.
  8. Complete and maintain team member performance reviews.
  9. Immediately attend to all accidents and injuries and initiate the accident and injury investigation program, while following up to ensure procedure implementation and completion.
  10. Support company and customer quality systems, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing process.  Encourage team to generate Continuous Improvement suggestions.
  11. Develop and facilitate on-the-job team member training using Job Instruction/TWI Methodology utilizing Job Element Sheets and updating training matrices and proficiency checklists.
  12. Report to work prior to the start of scheduled shift to ensure informed handoff from previous shift, and understand line condition prior to start up.  Team leaders may also be scheduled to stay after scheduled production to complete end of shift responsibilities.  Schedule shifts will be at leadership’s discretion.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Post-secondary education preferred, or related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 1-3 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Leadership and supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to promote healthy employee relations in workplace
  • Knowledge of OSHA
  • Knowledge of DOL compliance guidelines
  • Must be willing to obtain weld certification and forklift certification.

Additional Information

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green

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