Associate Production Team Leader in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What you will do-

Works under the mentorship of an Operations Manager, Senior Team Leader or Team Leader and is responsible for all team performance in the areas of quality, delivery and performance to budget, team building, employee engagement, new product implementation, capacity and production planning.  Adheres to quality and quantity standards and follows guidelines to meet product specifications.

  • Responsible for the recruitment of temporary and permanent talent to the team.  Ensures new hires meet all criteria for employment.
  • Personnel management including scheduling, providing technical assistance, and employee development which includes hiring, communicating company policies, coaching and counseling, administering performance appraisals, and enforcing company policies through appropriate disciplinary measures.
  • Responsible for ensuring individuals and team as a whole consistently achieves or exceeds all performance metrics as applicable.  Metrics may include, but are not limited to, first pass yield, customer back order, reliability, service parts, defects per million, fabrication component availability, budgets, productivity, unit efficiency, inventory, cost reduction, revenue, process validation, and production and process controls.
  • Ensuring compliance with established regulatory and quality, legal, corporate, and human resources policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for providing on-the-job training and guidance to team members and ensures a proper tracking of competencies.
  • Adhere to standards of training and providing documentation, continuous performance enhancement, and reliability. These activities may include, but are not limited to the following: audits, calibration, preventive maintenance, complaints and SCA’s.
  • Achieves operational excellence via team-based and product-focused orientation, capacity planning, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance, safety awareness, and cost reduction to be implemented so timely, accurate shipments are produced.
  • Achieves employee engagement by being responsible and accountable for actions promoting an environment that fosters personal growth and development.
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot issues.
  • Focuses on customer satisfaction through teamwork and empowerment, solving problems through a consultative approach, operating with honesty and integrity and providing a highly responsive and unsurpassed level of customer service.
  • Accountable for all record-keeping as appropriate and in accordance with Stryker specifications.
  • Performs with honesty and integrity, instituting a highly responsive and unsurpassed level of customer service.
  • Actively participate in the ongoing development of a corporate culture that strives to achieve the highest ethical standards. This is accomplished by conducting all business affairs ethically and lawfully and by ensuring open, honest communication without fear of retaliation.

What you need-

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (Bachelor's degree in applicable field strongly preferred)
  • 1+ years of related/technical experience (1-2+ years of leadership experience strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated leadership characters and capabilities
  • Excellent organization, planning, communication, project management and performance attainment in a manufacturing or logistics environment
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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