Job Number: 20018430
Location: Augusta, GA
Date Posted: 9-2-2017
Job Title: Team Leader - Webcol 1 - Variable Shift
Air Conditioned Facility and 24 hour 5 day a week cafeteria.
The Team Leader, who works under the direction of a Production Supervisor, provides leadership to a diverse team of employees, coordinates work assignments to meet production schedules, assists in department and individual performance, ensures compliance with CGMP regulations, ISO, FDA, OSHA safety regulations, and investigates and acts upon production related quality issues. Team size can vary from 10 to 30 people, and is comprised of one or more “cells” of machines. The Team Leader will be trained in, and will follow written procedures and oral instructions for work to be performed. Job performance will be based upon pre-determined criteria for quality of work and productivity, as well as attendance, company policies and procedures, safety performance, and standards of conduct.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform any or all of the following functions as assigned:
Follow all safety rules and company policies and ensure others in the area are also compliant.
Create and maintain a positive work environment through continuous communication, participation in common goals, and providing products and services that meet our customer’s specifications.
Use good judgment where decisions are required in the performance of assigned tasks, and in assigning tasks to operators.
Read and follow instructions for each assigned task as described in the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Manual.
Provide instructions to operators where appropriate, based on performance standards. Ensure associates are engaged in work at all times. Take breaks at designated time to ensure leadership presence on floor during work times.
Perform tasks only for which the required training has been completed, approved, and documented, and ensure the same requirements are met before assigning another employee to perform a task.
Perform product inspections on rotating basis, and in accordance with training instructions. Use basic measurement equipment and visual aids.
Review and verify documentation to support production.
Provide team leadership to meet production and quality requirements by coordinating machine assignments to minimize downtime, facilitating communication between operators and mechanics, and ensuring lines are adequately stocked with materials.
Order materials as necessary to manufacture and package scheduled products in a timely manner. Identify inventory discrepancies and work with appropriate personnel to ensure their resolution.
Meet the production schedule. Advise supervisor and/or planner immediately if schedule is not being met.
Manage the team’s safety, GMP, and housekeeping compliance with standards to include proper smocking of all associates, ensuring waste receptacles are empty, floors are swept, corrugates are not stacked excessively, pallets are straight and in their proper locations, raw materials are covered, unnecessary items are removed from the cell, and uncontrolled documents are not in use on the production floor.
Coordinate and direct mechanical support, consistent with production and quality requirements.
Monitor and assist in training, as appropriate.
Follow supervisor’s instructions.
Conduct safety and quality “huddle sessions” with team as appropriate.
Manage the assignment of machine coverage where appropriate and consistent with the company policy.
Must be fork lift certified and proficient in the operation of same.
Transport product (finished in their department) to the staging area for the next step in the
Must be willing and able to continuously improve their skills.
Ensure all materials are properly scanned and loaded.
Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) is a major cornerstone of this Company’s beliefs. Working safely and protecting the environment are an essential part of an employee’s job performance and all employees are responsible for adhering to plant EHS policies/procedures, report hazardous conditions or risks follow department EHS rules, PPE requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), ISO 13485 regulations and Good Housekeeping procedures. All employees shall operate in a manner that protects the health and safety of its employees/visitors and operate in a manner that conserves energy, natural resources and protects the environment. In addition, all safety related incidents, no matter how slight, must be reported immediately.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.
Education and/or Experience. Previous Manufacturing experience required. High School Diploma/ GED required. Forklift certification preferred. Prior leadership experience preferred.
Additional Requirements: The additional requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as production schedules, safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to complete production reports and write internal correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively to team.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers and decimals with the use of a calculator.
Must be a team worker and willing to assist in the achievement of established production standards.
Cardinal Health 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 protected veteran status.
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