PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Shift Leader embodies the 100% Leader concept by balancing Challenge with Connection, enabling engaged team members to exceed safety, quality, productivity, and financial expectations. This relationship is characterized by mutual trust, open communication, teamwork, and positive recognition. The Shift Leader is a key leader in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), with special emphasis on Autonomous Maintenance (AM) activities. This position is responsible for the safety of the shift personnel first and is responsible for their training and development. The Shift Leader coordinates all production work, and is accountable for ensuring operational procedures, producing product to specifications, and meeting quality and performance metrics. The Shift Leader is the key change agent on the plant floor, identifying and removing barriers to Continuous Improvement (CI).
Reports to: This position reports to the Operations Leader.
Span of Control: This position directly supervises all production team members assigned either permanently or temporarily to the shift team and has responsibility for all plant team members outside of normal working hours (night shift, weekends, and holidays).
Build Safety Culture Through Leadership
Drives expectations and seeks best practices to drive world-class safety performance
Facilitates all required safety training
Insures safe, clean, and environmentally-compliant work areas, building a culture where EHS excellence is the top priority
Identifies and immediately corrects risks and hazards in the workplace
Lead and Develop Talent
Effectively engages all teams to collaboratively own the success of the business, contributing to the continuous improvement in the areas of safety, quality, cost, productivity, and employee engagement
Actively leads and builds effective work teams to increase plant performance, driving continuous improvement through TPM
Partners with relevant stakeholders to ensure team members are well-trained
Monitors and enforces all plant and corporate policies and procedures
Manages all aspects of the shift, including staffing, to meet operational targets
Anticipates, identifies, and corrects issues autonomously, escalating when additional resources are needed
Develops and executes action to identify and eliminate top losses, using “loss tree” methodology
Effectively utilizes manufacturing systems to identify, execute, and track improvement opportunities
Recognizes TPM as the manufacturing solution and builds TPM culture through:
TPM training and prblem-solving tools
Leading, mentring, and developing talent on TPM teams
Prmoting skill enhancement of team members
Leading FI events, 5S events, and ther CI activities throughout plant
Collaborates with relevant stakeholders and takes proper actions to achieve desired output [(Job Efficiency (JE) and Operational Efficiency (OE)], optimizing the mat-making process through CI
Lead Autonomous Maintenance Coordinator (AMC) Processes
Performs AMC functions while leading a shift and participates on the AM pillar steering team
Drives CI and Focused Improvement (FI) within AM teams, coaching, guiding, and assisting when needed
Facilitates AM events and activities across the plant
Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical/chemical engineering or related field or applicable experience
Three or more years of leadership experience in manufacturing, industrial, or related field
A proven track record of driving results through employee engagement and problem-solving skill
Demonstrated success of team-building and individual development
Demonstrated ability to lead for results
Six Sigma Green Belt and/or experience in continuous improvement preferred
Experience using computer programs and Microsoft Office products
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bias for action and problem-solving
Inspire, engage, and connect with others
Team-building and collaboration
Competitive drive for results
Engage self and others in learning
Effectively communicate across all levels of the organization
Strategic and analytical thinking
Follow through on commitments and promises
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.
A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.
Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.