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United Technologies Corporation Lead Associate IV in Wilson, North Carolina

Job ID: 01338729

City: Wilson

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Date Posted:

2019-07-24-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HSK02: Kidde Aerospace 4200 Airport Drive,NW, Wilson, NC, 27896 USA

Function:

This position provides manufacturing team leadership to one or more production lines within the department. Distributes and ensures flow of work is consistent with requirements. Supports company's lean process and works to improve processes and flow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Technical Tasks

  • Ensure equipment & tools are properly calibrated.

  • Ensure calibration, chemical and consumable dates are current.

  • Accurately read blueprints.

  • Perform preliminary review on non-conforming material.

  • Demonstrate proper use of hand and machine tools.

  • Demonstrate proper use of electrical/mechanical measuring devices.

  • Monitor for accuracy of processes and resulting costs.

  • Accurately read and follow procedures, routing and other work instructions.

  • Coordinate workflow and priorities through the production line.

  • Demonstrates above average abilities in performing Technical Tasks.

  • Maintain materials, equipment, and work area in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Comply with all rules and regulations of United Technologies, including, but not limited to: Environmental Health and Safety, Ethics, International Trade Compliance and Human Resources.

  • Complete assigned tasks, not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this job description in support of department objectives and to develop individual skills.

  • Check work methods and results for conformance to standards and re-instruct as required.

  • Report to lead or supervisor on work progress and updates including conditions surrounding failures to meet quality standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Customer Focus

  • Ensure all products produced meet quality standards.

  • Responsible to comply with applicable elements of quality systems.

  • Meet customer deadlines.

  • Responsible for building parts that meet customer expectations

Project Work

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment.

  • Ability to plan and prioritize work to meet production schedules and quality requirements.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Acquire applicable skill/knowledge/certifications as required.

  • Understand end uses of products being built.

  • Request tools and supplies in accordance with project requirements.

  • Comply with safety and hazardous waste disposal programs.

  • Lead cost reduction, scrap reduction, lean, and process improvement activities utilizing ACE tools.

  • Coordination with engineers for prototype builds, testing, etc.

  • Responsible to comply with applicable elements of quality systems.

  • Meet customer deadlines.

  • Responsible for building parts that meet customer expectations

Leadership

  • Assist supervisor and/or provide direction and leadership. Ensure work is accomplished with high quality, in a timely fashion and is compliant with the company’s standards.

  • The ability to guide others and direct a team.

  • Good time management skills and consistently meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated leadership and teaming abilities and the ability to motivate employees on a daily basis.

  • Ensure all EH&S guidelines are communicated and followed.

  • Ensure all company policies are communicated and adhered to.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to other team members.

  • Ensure production goals and objectives are met.

  • Monitor area performance to goals.

  • Facilitate managerial directed work load and activities.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve operational problems as they arise.

  • Communicate issues and problems in a timely fashion.

  • Provide on the job training to associates in a specified area as defined in Technical Tasks.

  • Measure employee performance and provide feedback to the employee and leadership team.

  • Responsible for new hire department level orientation.

  • Ability to identify, create and sustain skills matrices for production associate positions.

  • Ability to create standard work and work instructions for established processes.

  • Ability to assist and troubleshoot Autotime issues.

  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including over forty hours a week as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.

  • 7-9 years manufacturing experience

Qualifications:

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • Prior leadership experience preferred

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Attention to detail in order to ensure safety and quality.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • The ability to work in a team to support work capacity in a fast-paced environment.

  • Intermediate computer skills in terms of typing, navigating screens and learning new software programs.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • The ability to take direction from more experienced coworkers, leads and supervisors.

  • Ability to read prints and follow assembly instruction.

  • Must be highly motivated and dedicated to exceed customer expectations.

  • Must demonstrate high level of professionalism and set the example in regards to our Code of Ethics.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or person granted status as an asylee.

  • Must be available for overtime, including extended workdays and weekends.

  • Comply with EH&S policies and procedures at all times, including wearing appropriate PPE. Attend EH&S trainings as required. Report unsafe practices and/or conditions to the appropriate individuals to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards. Recommend improvements to EH&S practices in order to create a safer workplace.

  • ACE Associate certification.

  • Ability to train/coach others as needed.

  • Demonstrate a proactive role in problem solving.

  • Demonstrates initiative to keep processes moving and on schedule.

  • Understand and use computer tools such as SAP, Autotime and other applicable systems.

  • Achieve special process certification where applicable.

  • Perform process inspection.

  • Must be available for overtime, including extended workdays and weekends.

  • Coordinate work priorities with production lines.

  • Communicate production status to supervisor/management.

  • Interface with other functional groups to update, inform, acknowledge or resolve problems.

  • Effectively interact with others.

  • Strong writing skills.

  • Ensure 5s standards are applied to area.

  • Participate in continuous improvement teams.

  • Participate in cost reduction plans.

  • Participate in waste minimization efforts.

  • Participate in audits.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Qualification:

United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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