KENALL MANUFACTURING Material Handling Group Leader in KENOSHA, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Position: Material Handling Group Leader Location: Kenosha, WI Job Id: 414 # of Openings: 1 The Material Handling Group Leader will be responsible for performing duties to direct and coordinate material handler activities for the purpose of maintaining a highly accurate inventory and movement of material to meet production requirements and company goals. Responsibilities include staffing, training, scheduling, equipment maintenance, and loss prevention. RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee hourly, temporary, and seasonal material handling employees to include: Material handling and movement between warehouse and assembly Organization of material movement to improve throughput and overall efficiency Manage and provide continuous improvement plans for material handling that yield desired results; for travelers and label center under the Production Coordinator Understand department specific material movement requirements including stopped jobs, parts with quality issues, extra parts, short parts, etc. Keep production departments supplied with in-process parts, bench stock, materials, packaging and supplies; maintaining stocking sheets and up to date transactions in Epicor Work with IT on improvement projects like Handhelds, bar codes on material/jobs/travelers, and other process/system improvements; ; work with outside teams such as purchasing and quality Work closely with Assembly Leads and live schedule to prioritize workload of material handlers Work with outside teams to determine best flow of the factory and flow of materials in assembly Assist with recruitment and hiring of the most qualified applicants Train, coach, and manage associates in all policies and procedures of the company Responsible for annual performance and wage reviews of the material handling employees. Work closely with warehouse and other departments to maintain accuracy and proper flow. Utilizing ADP system for tracking employees attendance Support and back up other leads and supervisor in Warehouse and Material Handling Back up and support for stopped jobs on floor and assist in rework jobs as needed. Kenall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: QUALIFICATIONS: 3+ years team lead experience working in a production environment overseeing material handling, material flow; inventory control, continuous improvement practices/procedures Proven track record of successful project management, dedication to continuous improvement, and team experience Must have strong written and verbal English communication skills as required to discuss training, general direction and other position-related tasks Must have ERP knowledge as it relates to the warehouse and job management; Epicor a plus Use of Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, Outlook. Fork lift certification required ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: