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Cummins Inc. Team Leader 3rd Shift in Ladson, South Carolina

Team Leader 3rd Shift


Description - External

Team Lead – 3rdShift

Our culture believes in POWERING YOUR POTENTIAL . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today’s most innovative thinkers to solve the world’s toughest problems.

We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That’s what #LifeAtCummins is all about.

We are looking for a talented Team Leader to join our team specializing in Manufacturing Assembly for our Cummins Turbo Plant in Ladson, South Carolina.

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

  • Assign or move people to stations/areas as needed.

  • First responder to resolve conflict.

  • Assist management in organizing and coordinating headcount and overtime needs.

  • Communicates effectively with team members, other Team Leaders, and support functions.

  • Understand business metrics (production schedules, production goals, etc).

  • Understand team production measures (TAKT time, throughput time, block, starved, etc).

  • Keep all performance data reports current (APEX).

  • First responder to machine/station downtime.

  • Respond to any material shortages by calling Materials manager or coordinator.

  • Respond to any Quality issue.

  • Call Quality department if necessary.

  • Comply with HSE standards, policies, and procedures.

  • Ensure all associates are following standard work procedures, Process Documentation, and other Quality procedures.

  • Maintain training matrix for all associates.

  • Lead cross functional team in improvement projects.

  • Know the bottleneck operation of the line.

  • Know top 3 downtime stations of the line.


Qualifications - External

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

  • Previous Manufacturing leadership experience.

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

  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training, or on-the-job experience.

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 May 24, 2023, 11:58:00 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Engine Components

Role Category Onsite

Req ID: 230004CW