Group Leader - Powder Packing - Broken Arrow

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Job Type: Not Specified


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.

Position Overview

The Lead is a working, first line leader of production line employees. They are responsible for the routine communication of job assignments, training for specific product runs, and placement of employees in assignments as required for the day. This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor of the area and indirectly to the Production Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead team by example. Coach, lead and develop subordinates.
    Prepare paperwork for line and quality checks, ensure travelers are present for current jobs.
    Contact Material Handler to bring additional components for production line as needed.
    Lead team on 6-S’s daily to ensure departments are well kept and safe.
    Communicate daily/weekly expectations to production team members in reference to Safety, Quality, and quantitative goals.
    Escalate production issues per escalation charts for any issues that arise.
    Monitor workers on site during production activities to ensure adherence to ethics and safety procedures.
    Evaluate manufacturing equipment for safety and functionality, ensure daily sign offs on equipment.
    Ensure that products and goods manufactured meet quality standards obtainable in the industry, perform first article inspections for jobs running in assigned work cells.
    Motivate workers to enhance production quantity and at the same time maintain high production standards.
    Create work schedule for workers and ensure that they strictly adhere to it; take attendance to ensure regularity and promptness of workers to duty, monitor employees reporting back to work cells on time after scheduled breaks.
    Work as middleman between workers and management to create healthy communication.
    Train all employees and ensure sign offs are completed on work instructions. Turn in to management when completed.
    Monitor performance against performance goals to ensure progress is being made and communicate to management or supervision when corrective action is needed.
    Help to build an organizational culture in which passion for continuous improvement is innate.
    If an employee needs to leave the work cell and it’s approved by the Lead/Supervisor, Lead is to stand in and cover position until employee returns.
    Work in the department cells, on production lines or equipment along side team as required by production demands or supervisor discretion.
    Work with Supervisor(s) on resource allocation based on daily needs/requirements of the facility.
    Working knowledge of basic SAP functions.
    Ensure data populated in shift handoff is populated and reviewed for accuracy prior to sending daily.
    Order packaging supplies, in advance, to support department needs (Shipping Lead only).
    Other duties as assigned by supervision or management.

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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