Generac Power Systems

  • 2nd Shift Team Leader

    Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(12/16/2018 8:36 PM)
    ManOps - Manufacturing Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our Distribution Center in Janesville, Wi  is seeking a 2nd Shift Team Leader.


    The Team Leader position is a key member of a manufacturing operational team in a manner that promotes continuous improvement in safety, quality, productivity and on-time delivery to our customer. The Team Leader works to achieve daily results, create a safe work environment, ensures product and material flow, confers with management, quality assurance, engineering, drives new product launches, creates a visible workplace, and is process driven to standard work. The Team Leader is a hands on driver to inspire a team, creates opportunity to achieve success.



    Essential Duties:

    • Lead defined area and maintain daily management boards;analyze issues and lead problem solving resulting in effective countermeasures.
    • Lead on going communication to team members of achievement to area metrics and progress of projects.
    • Lead team in adherence and improvement to Quality Control Plans and Poka Yokes (mistake proofing)
    • Train team members in all aspects of their function 

    Other Duties as assigned and the following:

    •  Conduct audits to ensure team members are following standardized operating procedures, preventative maintenance, and adhering to all safety standards.
    •  Adhere to all company policies, state and federal regulations.
    •  Adhere to facility Emergency Action Plan and assist in defined procedures.
    •  Implement process improvements to continuously improve safety, quality, productivity, and work environment.
    •  Support daily communication to Supervisor.




    • High School diploma or equivalent experience.
    • 2 years of experience in an operational environment.


    •  Demonstrated experience in root cause problem solving (5 Why, 8D, PDCA, etc.)
    •  Demonstrated experience effectively training other employees to work instructions/standard work.
    •  Previous experience using SAP or equivalent ERP system (Oracle, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics) and Microsoft Office.




    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.


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