DIE MAINTENANCE – TEAM LEADER

Immediate opening for a Team Leader in our Stamping / Die Maintenance Department.

Job Summary:

  • Leads the die shop through supporting the die tech associates in a safe, efficient and quality oriented work directions, instructions and training.  Also keeps up with the work flow.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all associates follow safe work procedures
  • Ensure KLP quality standards are met
  • Coordinate daily manpower changes that are deemed necessary
  • Comply with all KLP policies and procedures as per the KLP handbook
  • Coordinate daily die repairs
  • Coordinate die modifications and quality and accuracy level up projects
  • Maintain an on time die P/M program
  • Make timely decisions on emergency die repairs
  • Coordinate TPM procedures
  • Able to trouble shoot press side die related issues
  • Ability to train other die maintenance associates
  • Maintain current overhead crane and forklift license
  • Ability to work overtime and/or weekends
  • Ability to rotate jobs or shifts
  • Maintain attendance per KLP policy
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in the KTH Safety Committee
  • Experience in operating machines such as lathes, Radial Drill, and Welders (Tig, Mig Arc, and Gas)
  • Good mechanical abilities, including hand tool use
  • Work on die and help keep the work caught up
  • Maintain die repair records
  • Maintain work board and flow of work
  • Help with time sheets when manager and coordinator are out of plant
  • Perform other duties as assigned to the satisfaction of the Stamping/Die Maintenance Manager or KLP Management

Job Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to do the essential functions of the Die Maintenance Team Leader position

Education/Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or general equivalent diploma (GED).

Experience:

  • A minimum of three (3) years die making and repair experience, including modifications and design changes.

Skills:

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively use computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and percentages.

Communication:

  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

Mental/Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to sit, stand, walk, use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and to talk or hear.
  • The associate spends most time on the production floor.
  • The associate may frequently lift and move about 4 to 8 pounds, and occasionally lift and carry items weighing 20 pounds for a short distance.
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • Associates are required to work in a typical manufacturing production environment where the temperature is controlled throughout the year, but may occasionally be warm or cool to individual preferences.
  • Associates are required to work an 8-hour day (not including overtime or other factors affecting the production schedule).
  • Associates are required to wear personal protective equipment, which includes, uniform and safety shoes (when going into the production area – bump cap, safety glasses, earplugs, sleeves and gloves).

KTH Leesburg Products LLC offers a very attractive benefit package, competitive salary and a team oriented engineering and manufacturing environment. Qualified candidates should complete the application form and submit your resume in Word or PDF format. KTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.