3rd Shift Material Flow Team LeaderDeere & Company. - Ankeny, IA
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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Ankeny
Title: 3rd Shift Material Flow Team Leader - 41628
As a 3rd Shift Material Flow Team Leader at Des Moines Works in Des Moines, IA you will Lead 3rd shift Material Handling operations for the Sprayer Business Unit. In addition you will:
Complete daily time reports
Promote culture of safe material handling
Participate in Material Availability Improvement Teams (MIT), ECM shop floor changes and CI200 process
Perform daily material handler start-up meeting
Deploy material flow execution metrics to shop floor
Drive execution of designed replenishment processes , including E-Kanban, Trailer unloading, material delivery and tracking, yard management, laydown and supermarket audits and reverse logistics of empty containers
Manage and communicate manpower changes to support production line
Assist in identifying root cause of part availability issues
Develop and maintain material handler standard work, train new material handlers and perform material handler certification process
Support material flow pilots (i.e., Conveyance, Scan to Location, E-Kanban, etc.)
Work closely with supervisor to align processes to optimize factory material handling
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
Experience with Order Fulfillment Process
Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Quick Response Manufacturing, Just-in-Time, Kanban, Demand Flow Technology
Experience with material flow and visual management
Experience with process planning and material replenishment requirements
Able and Willing to work 3rd Shift
What Makes You Stand Out
Knowledge of unit processes and operations
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, specifically Access, Excel
Experience using SAP, specifically MM (Materials Management), LES (Logistics Execution Systems), and PP(Production Planning) modules
1 or more years of experience with factory structure and processes and value stream mapping
Demonstrated experience with interpersonal communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution
Education (or equivalent work experience)
Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Supply Management, or Engineering technology discipline
What You'll Get
At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.
John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
21 days 6 hours ago
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