Posted on 
Sep 14

Production Team Lead- 1st Shift

About the Role – You will:

  • Communicate production requirements and work assignments (i.e., output quality and quantity, labor requirements) to team members on a daily basis as directed by Proterra Management. Monitor schedules, sequences and assignments for assembly line activities and confer with Supervisor to coordinate operations and activities within stations/areas.
  • Initiate problem-solving efforts to identify root cause and generate possible solutions; Serve as a “go to” person when issue out of the norm issues arise.
  • Demonstrate team skills such as conflict resolution, effective communication and ensuring that communication is flowed down through all of the team members with the general positive attitude and receptivity to change in the workplace.
  • Assist and lead other team members’ development through your knowledge of the processes, product, continuous improvement practices and skills; Awareness that the coordination of the effort of the individual team members is essential to the team’s overall success.
  • Escalate any potential disciplinary issues or team conflicts to the appropriate Supervisor or Management member.
  • Encourage and model active continuous improvement participation; Ensure that quality systems are being followed and escalate concerns to the appropriate resources.
  • Work to ensure compliance with safety rules and programs and maintain a safe and clean work area (5S Standard); Escalate all unsafe conditions and practices to Supervisor or appropriate members of management immediately.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours as needed, including other shifts.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Greenville based Production team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations in Greenville, SC.
  • You will report to the Site Production Supervisor and collaborate with other Production team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, CA.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 1-3 years of leadership experience
- 1-3 years’ proven experience in the ability to multi-task and manage non-routine situations.
- Knowledge in various manufacturing processes (mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, fabrication, welding, painting, composites and support functions).
- Proficient in MS Office applications
- Physical demands include the following but not limited to: walking, standing, crouching, bending, kneeling, lifting, carrying, reaching (in large and tight spaces) and climbing in and out of buses.
- Environmental demands include the following but not limited to: wear appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment), works in extreme conditions (hot/cold) and works with irritant chemical or gases.

You might also have:
- Associate degree in a Technical or Business-related field

Location: Greenville, SC
Travel: 0 - 10%

EEO

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Description

About the Role – You will:

  • Communicate production requirements and work assignments (i.e., output quality and quantity, labor requirements) to team members on a daily basis as directed by Proterra Management. Monitor schedules, sequences and assignments for assembly line activities and confer with Supervisor to coordinate operations and activities within stations/areas.
  • Initiate problem-solving efforts to identify root cause and generate possible solutions; Serve as a “go to” person when issue out of the norm issues arise.
  • Demonstrate team skills such as conflict resolution, effective communication and ensuring that communication is flowed down through all of the team members with the general positive attitude and receptivity to change in the workplace.
  • Assist and lead other team members’ development through your knowledge of the processes, product, continuous improvement practices and skills; Awareness that the coordination of the effort of the individual team members is essential to the team’s overall success.
  • Escalate any potential disciplinary issues or team conflicts to the appropriate Supervisor or Management member.
  • Encourage and model active continuous improvement participation; Ensure that quality systems are being followed and escalate concerns to the appropriate resources.
  • Work to ensure compliance with safety rules and programs and maintain a safe and clean work area (5S Standard); Escalate all unsafe conditions and practices to Supervisor or appropriate members of management immediately.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours as needed, including other shifts.

About Our Group:

  • As strategic partners, the Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us to do great things for our company.
  • We strive to provide the highest-level service and support to our clients each and every day.
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day!
  • This position will be part of the Greenville based Production team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations in Greenville, SC.
  • You will report to the Site Production Supervisor and collaborate with other Production team members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, CA.

About You:

  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity.
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent English communication skills.

Your Experience Includes:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 1-3 years of leadership experience
- 1-3 years’ proven experience in the ability to multi-task and manage non-routine situations.
- Knowledge in various manufacturing processes (mechanical assembly, electrical assembly, fabrication, welding, painting, composites and support functions).
- Proficient in MS Office applications
- Physical demands include the following but not limited to: walking, standing, crouching, bending, kneeling, lifting, carrying, reaching (in large and tight spaces) and climbing in and out of buses.
- Environmental demands include the following but not limited to: wear appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment), works in extreme conditions (hot/cold) and works with irritant chemical or gases.

You might also have:
- Associate degree in a Technical or Business-related field

Location: Greenville, SC
Travel: 0 - 10%

EEO

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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