Group Leader - 2nd Shift

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Reading

Job Type: Not Specified

Posted


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

GAI-Tronics owned by Hubbell Incorporated, is the world's largest company focused on the communication needs of the world's industrial markets. Founded in 1946, GAI-Tronics' earliest products set the industry standard for durability and reliability. While maintaining our commitment to the principles of quality and customer service, today's GAI-Tronics aggressively applies leading edge technology to solve the world's most challenging communication needs, and is backed by stability, reputation, and financial strength of Hubbell Incorporated, a worldwide leader in electrical and electronic products. Standing behind all those accomplishments are our people. It is this talent that we consider to be our company's greatest asset.

Posting Address

GAI-Tronics

3030 Kutztown Road

Reading, PA 19605

Position Overview

In addition to normal work assignments, group leaders work with supervisors and managers to provide departmental supervisory support.

Duties and Responsibilities

Roles and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Direct operators in daily operations on the production floor.
  • Train operators in daily routine of building products.
  • Schedule runs according to priority or similar setups, within scheduling limitations.
  • Assist with performance reviews and minor disciplinary actions.
  • Assist in meeting manufacturing priorities. This may include making recommendations to work overtime (if production works overtime, it may be mandatory that a group leader works overtime).
  • Work with other departments such as Engineering and Quality Assurance to solve problems as they arise and make supervisors aware of these situations.
  • Maintain a positive attitude towards the company and its goals.
  • Maintain confidentiality towards issues such as: performance reviews, disciplinary actions of employees in department and any sensitive information shared about subordinates (should only share information with upper management).
  • Accurately maintain necessary production records.
  • Assist in maintenance of process sheets.
  • Assist in inventory control.
  • Set up jobs as required.
  • Observe Safety Policy and Procedures are followed.

Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Three or more years previous assembly experience
  • Leadership ability, a clear understanding of department function
  • Ability to prioritize work assignment
  • PC literacy helpful

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires good hand and eye coordination, finger dexterity.
  • Must be able to distinguish and identify different components/part colors.
  • Mobility and ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.

Education

High School Diploma

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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