Owens Corning Heavy Equipment/Raw Materials Lead in Joplin, Missouri

PURPOSE OF THE JOB Raw Materials Lead role is a process expert for the raw materials process which includes, but is not limited to, the unloading, storage, loading and transporting of raw materials, maintaining accurate records and inventory security. This role oversees work of heavy equipment operators and the daily operation of assigned functions to ensure compliance with Owens Corning policies and procedures through safely verifying product quantity, quality, and efficiency. Reports to : The Materials Lead is an hourly position reporting to the Shift Supervisor. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure that department and Owens Corning safety rules are being communicated and followed, including PPE usage and loading practices. Know plant EPA goals or requirements and insures goals are met on a daily basis. Ensure productivity of all employees assigned to designated shift by maintaining a motivated and open working environment. Create and maintain a general housekeeping schedule in accordance with plant standard 5S protocol with responsibilities to ensure cleaning throughout the shift; maintain a safe work environment. Planning, organizing and controlling of Warehouse over-all operations. Manage stock control: the self-assured receipt, storage, retrieval and timely delivery of goods; shipment loading and transferring; document recording and data entry into system. Constantly plan out all warehouse resources and activities in relation to company objectives and set targets Plans the staging and efficient organization of materials within the warehouse Monitor and work with other employees to ensure materials received are counted and recorded correctly and are within acceptable quality standards based upon visual evaluation. Completes records and reports, (including, but not limited to Shipping/Receiving Report, Purchase Order Form, etc.). Prepares, loads and/or ships various outbound materials for delivery, (including, but not limited to, equipment, return orders, rework items, etc.). Operates terminal to enter and retrieve data (including, but not limited to, Purchase Orders, Bills of Lading, etc.). Ensure daily inspections of fork trucks are performed. Participate in operations management meetings on behalf of supervisors if requested. Assist supervisor in controlling material and labor costs and efficiencies in the department. Assist supervisor in efforts to control waste, cost reductions, and process improvements. Assist in accident/incident investigations for injuries, near-misses, and property damage and support corrective actions. Lead stretching activities and provide daily communications to the department employees at the beginning of the shift. Recommend equipment upgrades, replacements, and repair as necessary. Communicate information to the supervisor and department employees of the next shift to ensure effective and safe operations, efficient equipment and material usage, and quality assurance. Mediate problems between employees as necessary. Other activities as may be assigned in order to maintain production requirements of the department or plant. Work assignments will be made at the discretion of management. JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Minimum of two (2) years related experience and/or training in an industrial/manufacturing environment Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required Must be 18 years or older Must be a US citizen or have the right to work in the US EXPERIENCE : Previous Manufacturing Shift Lead experience highly preferred Two year Associates degree in technical related field highly preferred Experience operating powered industrial equipment such as forklift, Bobcat, overhead cranes, and hoists KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The employee should hold the following abilities: Freight Shipping Inbound receiving and put away Inventory Accuracy Production Supply Raw materials warehouse Must be able to read, write, and speak English Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions Champion of Wellness, Six Sigma, TPM, and 5S practices Willingness to support training and cross-functional efforts Intermediate knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) Knowledge of SAP preferred Must have the ability to train and coach others Must have strong process acumen and high mechanical aptitude Must be able to secure and maintain job related qualifications and certifications as required by the nature of this position Possess strong communication and organizational skills Ability to multi-task Strong internal and external customer service skills Work well in team environment Work independently Basic mathematical calculations and measurements Must maintain schedule flexibility to ensure smooth production Pass drug screen prior to employment Acceptable background check Pass pre-employment physical Pass Work Keys assessment NCRC+ PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT Non-Rotating shifts – 12 hour Stand for extended prolonged periods during 8 hour shift Work overtime as needed Meet the physical demands of the work environment This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship