Team Leader (Production) 1St & 3Rd Shifts

Danfoss Ames , IA 50011

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Team Leader 1st shift, 3rd shift

Ames, Iowa

The primary responsibility of this position is to safely manage production activities and resources within their operational area to ensure the timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations.

Foster teamwork and engagement that embodies Danfoss Values and Behavior.

  • Create clear, documented expectations for each team member.

  • Provide regular feedback, both formal and informal.

  • Recognize good and excellent performance regularly.

  • Correct performance problems.

  • Direct daily activities hands-on and via Team Coordinators.

  • Ensure robust, standard systems are in place and followed.

  • Manage variable activity rates, including staffing.

  • Promote teamwork and enthusiasm.

  • Reinforce safety, safe behaviors and deliberate actions.

  • Promote quality excellence and customer satisfaction.

  • Role model actions and behaviors.

  • Facilitate effective weekly team meetings with relevant content.

  • Communicate externally "voice of the team."

  • Link actions and improvements to KPI's.

  • Develop Team Coordinators and others.

  • Monitor production and have strong shop floor presence (typically 30 minutes or more of each hour).

  • Know "hot spots" and monitor them closely.

  • Identify waste and losses; look with a critical eye.

  • React and resolve issues with urgency and ownership.

  • Respond to Team Coordinator escalations and assign resources to quickly resolve issues.

  • Escalate to Manager as required. Ensure 5S sustainment and improvement.

  • Lead and own the RCPS process, keep the board up-to-date and ensure actions are getting assigned and completed on time.

  • Track KPI's, update, report and present.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

We are Engineering Tomorrow

The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.

Join Danfoss

Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is a leading technology company where you get to work with and learn from expert colleagues with a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.

Please watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Employment Type

Full-Time


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