3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Cold Forming Group Leader
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Job Description

Group Leader, Cold Forming

We are in search of a hands-on supervisor that will work side by side with others providing servant leadership. The position has 6-10 direct reports and is responsible machine work cell in cold forming (heavy forging) department.

  • 2 or more years of supervisory/team lead experience
  • 2-5 years experience in cold forming, heavy forging or similar, preferably in the automotive industry
  • Ability to teach and develop talent where its most needed
  • Demonstrate ability to set up/operate and repair machinery; progressive dies
  • Knowledge of quality processes and the metric system
    MS Office, SAP or similar and the ability to interpret route plans
  • Promote a safe work environment and safe employee work habits.
  • Organize and assign work within the work cell

Primary Responsibilities:

    Promote a safe work environment and safe employee work habits.

  • Organize and assign work within the work cell balancing the workload to the best advantages for machine output with quality.

  • Conduct daily meetings and encouraging employees to find best solutions.

  • Support continuous improvement by encouraging suggestions, challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the group.

  • Communicate with colleagues regarding maintenance operations, payroll time keeping, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc.

  • Conduct interviews for the selection and hiring of new machine operators.
    Help employees succeed through performance management (MbO) process.

  • Provide coaching and performance communication to support development with the use of training plans, individual development and OJT activities.

  • Maintain and utilize production records to ensure necessary shift to shift communication.

  • Take notice of process related problems and support employees in taking action for best solution for service demand.

MUST be able to travel abroad (CH) for training and development


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location