• Team Captain - Assembly

    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time - RFT
    Work Schedule
    6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Overview

    The responsibility of a Team Captain is to assist in meeting daily targeted goals as outlined by the Team Leader.  Coordinate the daily operations through assigning, monitoring and reviewing accuracy of team members’ work and providing technical guidance.  Approximately 70% of time will be spent performing assembler duties.  Team captains will lead and direct a team of two or more team members.


    • Train, coach, and develop team members through the use of Job Instruction Sheets to ensure standard work is followed. Responsible to train team members in accordance with TWI standard work practices
    • Arrange staffing in cells to meet daily work; communicate vision of daily production targets
    • Ensure team members have the correct tools to complete their daily tasks and assure they are in good working condition
    • Responsible for team members’ accuracy of work
    • Initiate daily work improvements through Training Within Industries methodologies
    • Monitor processes, materials, or surroundings reviewing information from; materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess issues or possible problems
    • Promote a safe work environment
    • Cultivate an environment of respect and give prompt feedback to team members’ ideas
    • Cultivate a Lean culture providing team members the opportunity for continual improvements
    • Maintain professional communication and provide constructive feedback to staff
    • Provide notification of company policy violations to your team leader
    • Support daily work improvements through Training Within Industries methodologies
    • Conduct daily 5S audits and promote 5-S initiatives
    • Count and record parts from inventory with accuracy using basic math skills
    • Communicate shortages, scrap and order delays when applicable
    • Identify and obtain accurate assembly fixtures as requested by the Work Order
    • Assemble products to Work Order specifications
    • Perform assembly tasks to meet daily production standards of quality and quantity
    • Use computer software to locate and print assembly drawings
    • Read tape measure and interpret work instructions
    • Possess experience with Kanban Inventory process
    • Ability to operate small hand and power tools 


    Supervision Received:  Plan and arrange defined work; demonstrates problem-solving ability with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization may exist.


    Supervision Exercised:  Cell Level: Personnel & Goals


    Education and Experience: 


    • High School diploma or GED required.
    • Additional training in supervisory management courses preferred.
    • Two years’ work experience in a related field and 1 year experience leading personnel.
    • Qualified applicant must possess experience with maintaining inventory accuracy in addition to production scheduling, training staff, and team building.
    • Lean Manufacturing principles a plus. 


    Skills and Abilities: 

    • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
    • Perform written documentation and correspondence. 
    • Professionally communicate one-on-one and in groups. 
    • Ability to perform tasks using computer software and Microsoft Office.


    Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

    • Environment is a modern production facility with heat and air conditioning
    • The job requires the use of hand/powered tools and operation of a pallet jack
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is generally required to stand; bend, kneel, twist, reach overhead routinely to retrieve inventory or pack shipments
    • Required to walk occasionally
    • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds routinely
    • Ability to lift 31 pounds to 50 pounds occasionally
    • Ability to lift over 50 pounds with assistance occasionally
    • Ability to use hands and fingers to manipulate hand and power tools, wires, fixtures, parts and sub-assemblies  
    • Required to climb a ladder to retrieve or store parts occasionally
    • Required to climb a ladder regularly when assigned to shipping duties
    • Required to safely ride product up to 14 feet in the air while performing product testing


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