Company: Klein Tools
Posted on: March 14, 2020
Location: US-TX-MansfieldAddress: 1250 Heritage PkwyID: 2
Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has
been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality,
professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are
manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the
number one choice among professional electricians and other
tradespeople who use tools to do their jobs.
As a Materials Team Leader, you will supervise, plan, and direct
the daily activities of Material Handlers. You will ensures that
all materials for production processes are in the building to
support all manufacturing deadlines and delivery performance goals
set for the plant and company. Additional responsibilities for a
Materials Team Leader will include:
- Maintain a safe work environment by following and administering
Company and OSHA safety rules and regulations, recognizing and
reporting safety hazards, conducting ergonomic assessments and
interventions, ensuring a clean and organized work environment
through daily management of the 6S program, and leading and/or
organizing safety training with staff, particularly in the area of
Powered Industrial Trucks and equipment.
- Coordinate departmental activities, schedule work, assign
projects, approve standardized work, and provide materials systems
guidance for staff, to ensure that delivery performance and
inventory goals for the plant are met and ensure compliance with
safety procedures at all times.
- Motivate and lead staff by providing consistent performance
feedback on a daily basis; conduct annual performance evaluations,
enact formal disciplinary actions and counseling as required, and
engage in coaching and development discussions with staff.
- Conduct or organize training for team members including:
materials systems or processes, plant regulations, safety rules and
hazards, and other job-related procedures and standards.
- Lead daily management of lean manufacturing and continuous
improvement efforts of the materials team and facility including
movement of materials, the standardizations of processes, and
documentation of visual stream maps. Work with support staff to
improve the administration of cycle counts, material flow,
inventory levels, inventory turns, delivery performance, 6S,
educational hours, injuries, and lean manufacturing
- Work in partnership with Materials Manager, Production Planner,
and the Lean Business Systems team to establish lean initiatives,
project timelines, training needs assessment, and other measurable
goals that ensure success for all materials systems and processes;
monitor and update output reports as scheduled.
- Work with Supply Chain Management groups to ensure staff has
adequate resources to perform work and services, maintain inventory
of required materials, and complete purchase requisitions as
- Comprehend and administer all Company policies and procedures
outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or internal communications
from management team.
- Fill in for Material Handlers, Operations Supervisor, and/or
Materials Manager in their absence(s).
- Perform special assignments and/or duties as required.
Qualified candidates will have a high school diploma or GED and a a
minimum of three(3) years of related work experience preferably in
a manufacturing environment. A Bachelor's degree from a four year
accredited college or university preferred.
Qualified candidates will also have a working knowledge of Lean
tools (6S, Kaizen, etc.), OSHA, DEQ, and EPA regulations as well as
quality system (ISO, QS, TS Standards). Candidates will have
demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to maintain
confidentiality when dealing with people, projects, and issues.
Strong computer skills are necessary with experience working with
integrated computer programs and/or applications including
Microsoft Office. Prior experience with systems such as Enterprise
Resource Software, Inventory Management Systems, Production
Reporting Systems, Product Data Viewers, and Kanban Software
preferred. Candidates must have excellent oral and written skills
with the ability to read and comprehend English in work-related
documents. Basic math skills are also needed.
Candidates must be willing to become a First Responder, Forktruck
driver, and Aerial Lift driver certified.
Physical Demand Requirements:
- Walking, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)
- Sitting or Standing, up to 10 hours per day (interruptive)
- Bending/twisting neck, up to 2 hours per day
- Hand movement, up to 10 hours per day (repetitive)
- Pushing/pulling weight (assisted), up to 2 hours per day
- Lifting weight, up to 35 lbs., up to 2 hours per day
DISCLAIMER: This position may include exposure to radio frequencies
that may be dangerous to individuals with a pacemaker, consult with
Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits
- 401(k) Company Match
- Profit Sharing
- Paid Vacation/Holidays
- Shared Cost Medical & Dental
- Flex Spending
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Employee Discount Program
If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an
organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your
cover letter and resume.
No phone calls please.
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