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Cummins Inc. CTP-Manufacturing Team Lead - 3rd Shift- Charleston Turbo Plant in Ladson, South Carolina

CTP-Manufacturing Team Lead - 3rd Shift- Charleston Turbo Plant


We are looking for a talented Manufacturing Team Lead– Assembly (3nd Shift) to join our team specializing in Manufacturing for our Components Business Segment in Ladson, SC.

Qualified candidates will coordinate the activities of a group of employees in order to meet established production specifications and schedules including volume, cost, wastage targets and quality standards.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Comply with HSE standards, policies, procedures & regulations

  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment

  • Work to promote an interdependent culture by looking out for one another

  • Must be able to work in a teamwork environment

  • Follows all applicable standard work, process documentation and quality procedures such as Statistical Process Control (SPC), poka-yoke and visual standards

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations

  • Ability to operate simultaneous machining / assembly operations

  • Ability to understand and use process documentation, standardized work procedures and basic quality control skills

  • Shift work - may require flexibility to work alternative shifts as business requires

  • Overtime and Weekend work mandatory as business demand requires

Qualifications - External

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate activities for a synchronous flow assembly line.

  • Responsible for effective use of resources

  • Maintain safety, quality, delivery and production, while identifying areas for improvement and leading implementation of change.

  • Ability to effectively interact with Operations, Engineering, Quality, Maintenance, and project teams to understand and deliver requirements.

  • Ability to react quickly to issues and work through conflicting priorities

  • Lead and guide a team of associates in a fast-paced production environment

Skills, functional and Technical

  • Assembly background with working knowledge of tooling, failsafing, fastening methods, technical drawings, general repair and preventative maintenance.

  • Working knowledge of process documentation/work instructions.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to diagnose/correct general equipment problems.

  • Familiar with fastening methods, torqueing, testing, PLC’s, experience with automation a plus.

  • Familiar with basic component layout, strong understanding of quality processes

  • Familiar with quality systems, ISO, TS or similar

  • Working knowledge of SPC, Capability, Gage R&R.

  • Familiarity with 6 Sigma, lean manufacturing a plus

  • PC Skills, experience with MS word, Excel, e mail

Skills, Teamwork / Leadership

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively

  • Ability to work within all levels in the organization to achieve desired results.

  • Proven track record of leading teams. Ability to achieve participation with work group members by encouraging cooperation, teamwork, constructive feedback, and utilizing effective conflict management techniques.

  • Proven ability to promote continuous employee development through emphasis on continuous learning for self and others

  • Communication, motivational and effective decision-making skills a must.

  • Possess exceptional attention to detail.

Physical Requirements

  • Must lift, rotate 90 degrees, and carry metal turbo cores weighing up to 34lb up to 4 feet 40 times per hour.

  • Must be able to grasp and operate two hoist handles at 78-80” from the ground to load turbochargers into containers.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 6’ parts weighing up to 42lb.

  • Must be able to press together a two-handed retaining ring tool, 40times/hour

  • Must be able to insert retaining rings using one-handed retaining ring pliers, 40 times/hour

  • Must be able to stand/walk for 8-12 hours/shift up to 2 hours consecutively.

  • Must be able to walk from assembly area to designated fire exits, meetings areas, etc up to 1280 feet.

  • Must push/pull wheeled carts requiring up to 85lb force

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

Cummins and E-verify

At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization


Primary Location United States-South Carolina-North Charleston-US, SC, Ladson, Holset Palmetto Plant

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Nov 11, 2021, 10:05:17 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Turbo Technologies

Req ID: 210007JT