Identify logistic needs daily and utilize manpower to accomplish
tasks and prevent assembly shortages and/or stock out.
Provide daily staffing, overtime staffing, rotation, scheduling
direction and decisions, including coverage for breaks, meetings
Preform daily meetings with your reporting team.
Facilitate team start of shift meeting and end of shift review
meeting for assigned areas and participate in other site
communication meetings as necessary.
Inform team of priorities, coordinate resource and staffing
needs for team and with other areas.
Insure daily layered audits are preformed.
Communicate with incoming shift/outgoing team leader ensuring
standard information is accurate and up to date.
Identify shift priorities and resource constraints. Coordinate
resource and staffing needs with other teams.
Ensure issues affecting the team are reported to team coach and
other team leads on each shift.
Input information concerning problems to team coach via email or
other communication method as necessary.
Provide input to employee performance reviews and support
development of team members.
Create and maintain a team atmosphere by coaching, recognizing
rewarding and providing constructive feedback to team.
Create and / or review accident reports for members in
Address and escalate concerns that impact delivery and line
Note any 5S, quality, production issues. Checks pull sheets for
accuracy and completion.
Report on the status of production line(s), cell(s) as
Create an audit adherence to standard work amongst team
Develop and manage skill matrix and coordinate as necessary.
Provide guidance and training of safety, work instructions and
Perform and assist team coach with disciplinary actions.
Ensure all GKN policies and guidelines are being followed
About Us GKN is a global engineering business. We design,
manufacture and service systems and components for most of
the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery
manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new
technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to
better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN
Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000
people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and
delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and
solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design,
develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline
technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what
differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new
ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different
backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark
originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are
committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment
against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age,
race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status,
affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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