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Assembly Team Lead

Company: Legrand North America
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Position Description
At -a Glance

Legrand -has an exciting opportunity for a Assembly Team Lead -to join the Kenall Team in Kenosha, WI. -

Lead a team in Assembly by directing daily activities and making sure quality, productivity, and safety is maintained and improved upon continuously. With supervisor's direction, oversee cell employees, material handlers, assemblers, and assembly specialists, to ensure that Kenall production requirements are met. Provide strong leadership that will guarantee company objectives are met.

What Will You Do?
- Communicate daily production goals/performance feedback to team members.
- Able to interview potential candidates for the department.
- Ensure company procedures and policies are adhered to daily by the assemblers.
- Serve as the controller of production, quality, and safety for a designated team of assemblers.
- Follow the standard work checklists and report abnormalities to the supervisor.
- Coordinate the movement of assemblers from line to line to maximize production output.
- Coordinate activities between the material handlers and set up specialists for fully prepared line set up.
- Enforce adherence to work standards, quality inspections, and tool organization.
- Act as backup to supervisor.
- Follow up on hour-by-hour sheets filled out by assemblers, make any necessary changes to help keep line running efficient.
- Assist in helping cell team members with and daily complications.
- Able to assist supervisor filling out reviews.
- Oversees that employees log on to computer terminals accurately and timely.
- Work with set-up specialist in our daily start up meetings.
- Work in cross functional teams to reduce assembly downtime.
- Enforce 5S discipline and machine/tool maintenance.
- Fill out maintenance work order request as needed.
- Ensure bench stock and miscellaneous inventory is readily available for assemblers.
- Assist set-up specialist with execution of the Assembly schedule and coordinate jobs to assembly lines with keeping ship dates in mind.
- Makes certain that finished product from the cell is moved to shipping accordingly.
- Continually suggest and implement overall improvements in Assembly.

- Active participation in ongoing individual training / development program.
- Set goals and objectives with Supervisor; look for ways to improve quality and productivity.
- Maintain good housekeeping conditions in assembly cell and surrounding area daily.
- Follow safety rules, safe operating practices, and procedures.
- Report abnormalities in machines, programs, materials, processes.
- Perform other duties, as assigned.
Required Skills
- 3+ years related assembly/team leader experience, a plus
- Mechanical aptitude, ability to read and understand blueprints, engineering drawings and work orders
- Strong written and verbal English communication skills as required to discuss training, general direction, and other machine operations-related tasks, motivational to all employees in department.
- Strong math skills, ability to calculate efficiencies, labor requirements, etc.
- Lean experienced, especially with 5S and standard work, classes, and certification a plus.
- High caliber of quality control; strong skills in observing / inspecting employees' work.
- Ability to work within a team environment.
- Manage and prioritize multiple tasks at the same time.
- Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office, Epicor MRP, a plus
- Bilingual English/Spanish, a plus.
- Excellent attendance and flexibility to perform overtime duties or adjust schedule when required (weekends, etc).
- Must be flexible and willing to pitch in as needed.
- Resourceful and highly organized with an attention to detail and accuracy.
- Must possess positive, "can do" attitude.

May include set-up and operation of, but not limited to:
- Computer, hi-pot, hand tools, continuity tester, voltage test fixture, pneumatic hand tools, rivet machine, power stapler, drill press, heat staking machine, impact tester, stainless steel cleaner, heat guns, lock-up machine, wire stripper, hydraulic press, pallet jacks, lifts, PEM machine, punch press, hand drill.

This job is performed under direct supervision and within the guidelines of authorized company policies, programs, procedures, budgets, laws, and business ethics.
This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing company and departmental objectives; and only covers the primary functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties.
Company Info
About Legrand
Representing more than 150 years of innovation, Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Our purpose is improving lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical and digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Every day, over 39,000 Legrand employees work hard to enhance the buildings of tomorrow. -Legrand is a global, publicly traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with revenue of ---7 billion, and products sold in 180 countries. For more information, visit

About Legrand North and Central America
Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 6,500 associates in 50 locations, working across six divisions/sector: Audio Visual, Building Controls Systems, Data Power and Controls, Electrical Wiring Systems, and Lighting. - -We hold a leading position in every North American market we serve and focus on exceeding our customers' needs within the commercial, residential, and industrial industries. LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as distinctive benefits like a high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity and parental leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active/growing Employee Resource Group network. - LNCA is an employee-centered, growing company with tremendous opportunity. - -For more information, visit

About Legrand's Lighting Sector
Legrand's Lighting Sector consists of five lighting brands; Pinnacle, Finelite, Focal Point, and OCL which focus on architectural, decorative, and downlighting and Kenall which focuses on lighting for demanding environments. - -We employ a talented group of employees that love lighting to design and manufacture high performance, energy efficient LED lighting solutions for -applications in commercial, educational, healthcare, as well as challenging environments such as tunnels and correctional facilities. - -With an eye toward sustainable design, our focus is on specification-oriented products and solutions that meet the functional needs of spaces while working in harmony with the designer's vision for those spaces. - We work with architects, engineers, and contractors to supply lighting built specifically for their client's projects. - - -

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Legrand North America, Kenosha , Assembly Team Lead, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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