Material Handler Lead - 3Rd Shift

Wabtec Corporation Duncan , SC 29334

Posted 2 weeks ago


Wabtec Passenger Transit designs and manufactures a vast array of pneumatic, electronic and mechanical devices such as braking equipment, controllers, current collectors and couplers for the transit industry worldwide. Wabtec provides brake subsystems and related products for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit vehicles; electronic train-control equipment; new switcher and commuter locomotives; coupling, door control and air conditioning systems for transit vehicles; and heat-exchange equipment for rail, marine, power generation, off-highway and industrial applications.




  • Daily scheduling and effective resource allocation

  • Monitor performance of team members, providing feedback and documenting results through performance appraisals

  • Coach and guide team members in need of development and lead corrective action process

  • Effectively manage member relations with the team and co-workers

  • Effectively conduct team meetings.

  • Create and promote a team environment, manage conflict, and resolve current issues

  • Effectively manage all aspects of safety; address issues with safety immediately, and be a safety champion

  • Lead and coordinate activities of a production cell involving complex operations to ensure that performance commitments are fulfilled daily

  • Monitor and coach team members to improve skill level, to ensure adherence to principles, policies and standards and to improve safety, quality and process reliability in a cost effective manner

  • Assist in training of procedure changes; ensure assigned end of shift activities are performed

  • Motivate team to drive continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Productivity, and cost

  • Adapt new procedures, techniques, tools, material and/or equipment to meet the more complicated requirements of the position

  • Perform material handler responsibilities as needed and be on the floor with the team


  • Prior experience in leadership/supervision

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree preferred

  • Ability to take ownership of own and other members' safety

  • Experience working in a production/warehouse environment

  • Experienced in forklift operation

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve effectively and efficiently

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to lead by example and also involve others in the decision making process (team player)

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and be flexible by adjusting priorities

  • Meet customers' needs and expectations

  • Microsoft Office proficient, including but not limited to Outlook and Excel

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Material Handler Lead - 3Rd Shift

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