Parker Hannifin Corp Value Stream Team Leader - 2nd shift in St. Marys, Ohio

Value Stream Team Leader - 2nd shift

OH-St. Marys, United States

Group: Motion Systems Grp N. America

Job Family: Manufacturing and Production

Job ID: 8102-1A

Posted: 2017-12-05

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Essential Functions

The Value Stream Team Leader will meet with the Value Stream associates regularly. Reflecting on problems, solutions and challenges, thereby creating a culture of continuous improvement.

Leads the plant value stream(s) in daily operations and continuous improvements, which include but are not limited to: supply chain, production control, manufacturing priorities and coordination between all shifts in the value stream. The Value Stream Team Leader will assist the Value Stream Manager to create continuous product flow, utilize pull systems and to level the workload.

Create the basis for continuous improvement and employee empowerment by ensuring that standardized work and processes are followed, needed adjustments are implemented and the area is compliant with safety and 5S requirements.

Instill and maintain a positive team atmosphere in the Value Stream(s); hold regular team meetings and assign team member tasks and coordinate support activities form departments outside of the team. Utilize PDCA in conjunction with Tracking Centers and Team Improvement Boards to ensure results.

Provide effective cross training for Value Stream associates and backups from other value streams to assure the continuous smooth running of the value stream. Encourage team to stop and fix problems in order to get quality right the first time.

Work with the Value Stream Manager to develop the future state value stream map and manage the plans to achieve it as documented in the Value Steam Tracking Center. In addition, the Team Leader works with the Group Leader and the Value Stream Team to maintain Team Improvement Boards. A visually controlled environment must be developed to assure no problems are hidden.



-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

-3- 5 years’ management or supervisory experience

-Sufficient background in accounting, PC skills, manufacturing, human resource management and inventory control.

-Demonstrated teamwork and teambuilding skills. Ability to assess and develop individual and team skills and capabilities. Able to create and maintain enthusiasm for challenges. Serve as model by promoting safety, new ideas and positive change.

-Good written and verbal communication skills.

-Experience with LEAN teams or leading LEAN teams.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and experience leading/supervising in a Lean Production, Distribution environment.

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