Plastics Lead

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Shedan

Description

ocationSheridan, AR(Must have Managerial/ Supervisory background) Opportunity The hourly range for this position is $23.09 to $27.68 hourly,. The specific hourly rate offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location.Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k.Want to build a career you can be proud of? Kohler Co. manufacturing teams are hiring! We’re looking for passionate people to join a culture dedicated to safety and innovation—with opportunities for advancement within our Sheridan Faucets and Plastics divisions.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned) Summary Assist the Team Leader or General Supervisor of Plastics in achieving departmental goals in safety, quality, delivery, cost, and associate satisfaction. Assists other Plastics team members in leading the department during any absence of the Team Leader. Specific Responsibilities Help provide proper leadership & guidance while maintaining good communications with all plastic associates, plant staff and other facility associates to include their staff members. Help assign plastic jobs and/or machines to plastic associates daily as required to maintain proper levels of production. Follow-up on them to ensure they are performing the job as required by our standard operating procedures and/or quality requirements as specified. Spend most of day on the production floor working with all associates and identifying potential safety, quality, or production risks. Help maintain 100% on time delivery to our customers by maintaining our plastics stores, Kan ban systems, and production schedules. Help maintain a safe & clean plant with good working conditions for all associates, while maintaining a high level of morale throughout the facility. Use available tools such as the 5S program for maintaining a clean and safe plant. Actively participate in safety programs such as monthly safety huddles, safety meetings and walk-throughs. Support all continuous improvement efforts and fully support all strategic deployment targets for improvement throughout the year. Apply Lean 4 Leader principles to daily shop floor workCompetency Requirements Minimum of a High School Diploma is a self-starter who is highly motivated has good communication and people skills. Computer skills with MS Windows or equivalent system experience. Candidate would have worked in the plastic injection molding industry for a minimum of four (4) years with past mold setting and plastic processing experience preferred. Previous experiences with thermoplastic injection molding and plating grade plastic materials a plus.Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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