Blythewood, South Carolina - United States
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Join one of the most exciting growth opportunities Owens Corning has to offer as we grow our infrastructure business. Engineers, worldwide, responsible for the design of next-generation infrastructure are turning to Owens Corning composites. This role provides the unique opportunity to further Owens Corning’s journey into the infrastructure market.
Owens Corning believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500®. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.
The Infrastructure Plant Shift Leader is responsible for leadership and support of our production personnel within their particular shift. The Shift Leader is expected to seek out learnings and understandings to know what is necessary for their team, and individual team members, to successfully grow, develop, and deliver results. The Shift Leader also manages and oversees all shift operations in a manner that enhances the plant’s safety, engagement, cost, productivity, efficiency, quality, and customer service. The Shift Leader is expected to drive continuous improvement efforts brought up on shift all the way through to completion.
Starting out on an 8 hour shift 5 days a week before transitioning to working a 12-hour rotating shift with his/her corresponding team – A, B, C, or D. This position will be located at the Blythewood, SC facility.
Reports to: Operations Leader
Span of Control: Plant Hourly Personnel
Lives the Safety Stand, Adheres to Safety Responsibilities, & Consistently Drives to a Safer Workplace
- Constantly work to ensure a safe work environment through strict adherence to OC safety policies and procedures
- Drive the execution of regular safety requirements – Monthly participation, BBS, Hazard Identification, safe work permits, reporting of near misses, safety inspections, etc.
- Effectively communicate Owens Corning’s stand on safety throughout the Operations Department to ensure employees believe in and behave in a manner that supports our stand: all accidents are preventable, safety is everyone’s responsibility, and that working safely is a condition of employment at Owens Corning
- Drive Continuous improvement in the areas of Safety and Housekeeping
- Reports any unsafe act, condition, accident or injury immediately.
Drive Actions to Support Customer Satisfaction and Quality Commitments
- Understand and communicate customer expectations throughout the Operations Department, and ensure all products meet customer standards and requirements
- Develop Standard Work for areas that directly correlate to Quality Management
- Perform Root Cause Analysis with the involvement of team members on all quality issues/ customer complaints
- Train the shift on problem solving skills, empower team members to act, and coach through to resolution
- Participate in customer trials (both onsite and at customer locations) to support customer needs and requirements
Lead and Develop Talent
- Have the technical aptitude and knowledge to coach team members on process knowledge and technical understanding of the different areas of the line
- Enforce accountability across the shift for adherence to plant and corporate policies and procedures
- Fairly and effectively allocate people resources to cross-training efforts and execute proper documentation and updates along with this process
- Develop and oversee onboarding and training plans for new hires as needed
- Regularly provide candid feedback on expectations and performance to team members
- Actively participate, and encourage team members to participate, in training and growth opportunities
- Partner with HR to continuously improve and implement the performance management system for primary employees
- Execute year-end performance review process and deliver feedback and action plans to team members
- Establish an engaged workforce on shift characterized by mutual trust, open communication, teamwork and recognition
- Gather input from and engage all team members in productivity initiatives
Accountable for Administrative Processes
- Verify team member time and attendance as well as scheduling
- Drive overtime needs to a minimum, and schedule employees for overtime only as business needs dictate
- Appropriately track and document employee occurrences and subsequent coaching conversations as needed. These could be for safety, attendance, performance, etc.
- Document and communicate shift happenings through daily shift reports
- Other administrative tasks related to the efficient management of the shift
Autonomous Maintenance (AM):
- Own the equipment on the line in terms of CIL (cleaning, inspection, and lubrication) standards
- Ability to learn troubleshooting methodology such as cause mapping or five why analysis
- Troubleshooting ability to solve tags created regarding abnormalities
Focused Improvement (FI):
- Combines the collective talents of a company to create an engine for continuous improvement
- Provide the methodology and disciplined approaches to be able to identify and eliminate losses through loss tree deployment
Training & Development (T&D):
- Operators develop skills to routinely maintain equipment and identify emerging problems.
- Maintenance personnel learn techniques for proactive and preventative maintenance.
Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE):
- Eliminates potential health and safety risks, resulting in a safer workplace.
- Specifically targets the goal of an accident-free workplace
- Minimum 1-3 years of work experience in manufacturing, industrial, or related environment.
- Bachelor’s Degree required; degrees with in engineering or other related fields are preferred
- Manufacturing Experience is preferred
- 1-3 years of leadership or supervisory experience preferred
- Six Sigma Green Belt/Yellow Belt
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Engages and cares for others, promoting safety as a condition of employment
- Encompasses skills necessary of OC growth capability: ideation, evaluation, & action
- Computer Proficiency, MS Excel, MS Word, SAP
- Desire to continuously learn, ability to tie area tasks to site strategy
- Process and Technical Aptitude
- Lead through the safety and corporate vision
- Self-awareness and connection to OC Employee Values: Innovation, Sharing, Fun, Respect, Candor, Accountability
- Ability to coach and drive results through others
- Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of management and all primary employees
- Possesses strong business and financial acumen