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Team Leader -1st/3rd Shift

Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #886
Thursday, August 6, 2020
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

Job Category:

Manufacturing/Operations

Job Description:

KI, a world class supplier of innovative and award-winning furniture solutions for business, educational, and healthcare environments, is seeking a full-time Team Leader to join our Green Bay manufacturing facility on our 1st/3rd shift. Majority of the year this position is on our 1st shift (Monday-Friday 6am-2pm). During the Summer months, this position works 3rd shift (Sunday-Thursday 10pm-6am). A $1.00/hour raise is also given within the first year of employment.

The Team Leader position is an intermediate leadership position responsible for operations of an assembly area. 

To learn more about KI, please visit www.ki.com

Job Duties:

  • Leads the assembly area activities on a daily basis and assigns tasks to assembly cell technicians

  • The Team Leader works closely with Lean Process Managers, Managers, and Engineers as needed, as well as all production technicians in the area.

  • Primary role is to ensure all assembly cell technicians are supplied with what is needed to continue producing and minimize interruptions

  • Maintain and support schedules including shift hand off communication, ordering of parts (cardboard, components, foam, ect..), and actively performing scheduling tasks between fab and assembly in cells with this process in place

Ideal Candidates Will:

  • Preferably have prior experience working in a manufacturing environment in a leadership role.

  • Have a strong mechanical ability

  • Perform well on their own as well as with a team

  • Have strong communication skills

  • Have sound decision making ability

  • Have safe work habits

     

Value Added Skills:

  • Leadership skills

  • Dependability

  • Team Player

  • Computer knowledge

  • Willingness to learn

  • Ability to train on any shift

  • Positive Attitude

Physical Requirements:

  • Working in areas where it can get warm

  • Working in a smoke free environment

  • Activities including standing, walking, lifting, twisting and bending

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Willingness to assist in any given area of the plant if your area is slow

Shift:

  • This is a 1st/3rd Shift position

  • Majority of the year this position is on our 1st shift (Monday-Friday 6am-2pm) During the Summer months, this position works 3rd shift (Sunday-Thursday 10pm-6am).

  • Overtime during busy season

KI offers a welcoming work culture with competitive benefits for eligible employees. Benefits include:

  • 100% Employee ownership

  • Competitive health, dental, & vision insurance

  • A 401(k) Plan with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Wellness resources, including an on-site fitness center and a fitness reimbursement program

  • An educational reimbursement program

  • Company paid life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, and EAP.

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America