Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company Lead Operator - 2nd Shift in Richmond, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5123501 The world's leading companies start with Watlow. Watlow, a privately-owned company, is the industry leader in the design, manufacture and integration of complete thermal systems including electric heaters, temperature sensors, temperature controllers, power controllers and supporting software. At Watlow, we are constantly driven to do more to help our customers. We take on big technical challenges. We are committed to projects that help our fellow human beings and we strive to learn more. From single components to high performance systems, we bring our thermal expertise to numerous applications, including semiconductor processing, energy processes, diesel, foodservice equipment, life sciences and others. Manage flow and process in assigned work centers; coaching work center team on Continuous improvement and embracing change. Your Key Responsibilities will include:

+ Assist in the development of and adherence to Standard Work for the cell.

+ Contribute in problem solving activities.

+ Understand the processes and can apply them in multiple work areas and has the ability to train others on specific skills.

+ Uses resources to learn the business.

+ Identifies ways to reduce waste and improve business processes.

+ Transfers knowledge from one situation to the next.

+ Manage the flow of production through cell.

+ Ensure team members know company policies regarding start time, breaks and lunch.

+ Communicate team member adherence of policies to PTL.

Qualifications: Must have:

+ GED/High School Diploma

+ Ability to troubleshooting processes, equipment, and product. Additional success factors:

+ Lean Training:

+ Can identify ways to reduce waste and improve business processes

+ The Ability to implement solutions within designated area of responsibility

+ Previous Leadership experience preferred

+ Participated in Kaizen events

+ Additional education (i.e. degree/certificates)

Watlow thanks all those who apply. Only those who are best qualified will be contacted for an interview. Watlow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer including Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

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