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Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts Electro Plating / Waste Water Treatment Team Leader in BURLINGTON, Iowa

Electro Plating / Waste Water Treatment Team Leader

  • Tracking Code:183384

  • Job Location:BURLINGTON, IA

  • Country:United States

Job Description

The Electro Plating/Waste Treatment Team Leader works with Team Members , supervision, engineering, maintenance/tool room, and quality support to facilitate the production of quality components/finished parts at the lowest manufacturing cost. The Team Leader will assist in task organization/orientation, collect information from and communicate to required sources, to maximize productivity of the Team. The Team Leader is a very important link in the communication chain between Team Members and other required sources. Normal production activities must be communicated to the Team Leader.


  • Performs job duties within their assigned team as outlined below.

  • Leads required daily team meetings (e.g., shift start/change meetings), following a prescribed agenda. Organizes for the meeting, guides the discussion, and actively participates in team meetings, including shift change team meetings (if needed).

  • Orients, trains and/or facilitates (objective) training needs of employees in team production processes.

  • Keeps team records (e.g., communications boards).

  • Monitors production and consults with operations supervisor on needed adjustments in work assignments and may recommend changes in work procedures if necessary. After consultation with supervisor, may assign workers to meet production demands (supervisor will be responsible for any/all changes resulting from this type of action that violate contractual provisions) .

  • Communicates resource requirements (e.g., tooling, materials, maintenance/tool room support, set-up support, quality support) for the team directly to operations supervisor and secures resources if possible.

  • Communicates production and quality issues to supervisor and/or quality personnel.

  • Confers with management/supervision, engineering, and/or quality assurance, in order to coordinate production.

  • Notifies supervisor of quality problems, of recurring equipment malfunctions, and corrective actions taken.

  • Assists on machine maintenance and/or downtime in accordance with team job classification requirements.

  • Performs other work required (e.g., 5S activities, general housekeeping, etc,.) of their assigned team.

  • Assists on major machine repairs and changeovers in accordance with team job classification requirements.

  • May cover absenteeism within their assigned team or other similar operation work center team leader.

  • Performs and/or assists with preventative maintenance activities as needed within their team area in accordance with team job classification requirements.

  • Performs work center production activities for the team to ensure smooth orderly production flow including but not limited to rework, product/process auditing, and machine operations. Coordinates their team’s suggestion process. Makes recommendations to their operations supervisor of teams suggestions, follows through with the implementation, and communicates back to team.

​Job specifics:

Operates and maintains plater(s) and wastewater treatment equipment ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection requirements. Activates emergency procedures in the event of an overflow or spill of chemicals. Monitors and samples plating and waste water treatment systems to ensure it is operating within operational limits. Performs all chemical and waste treatment testing per control documents and instructions given to include weekly and monthly required analysis. Performs routine chemical analysis on plating tanks and uses these results to adjust/maintain as necessary the specifications in the tanks. Supplies, monitors and cleans the plating operations to maintain established solution levels for proper plating level and desired plating results. Maintains and documents treatment chemistry through periodic additions, monitoring physical conditions and keeping the plating and waste water treatment systems parameters within specification The Team Leader will be responsible to ensure communications with the oncoming and off going shifts, hold start up meeting, maintain the area communications boards. They will lead 5S and SMED events in their area as well as work well with members of their team. Responsible to maintain, document and ensure compliance with all process, quality, chemical analysis and any other parameters required to maintain the safe and environmentally compliant operation for the plater, waste treatment and chemical storage areas. Follows safety guidelines and wears safety equipment as needed, and cleans up spills promptly. Perform all inspection and data collection as specified. Preventative maintenance, replacement of filters, valves, lines and performs chemical testing. Replaces plater operator(s) in case of absence and/or if directed.

​Wages: $16.14 to start. Progresses to $18.99 over 18 months

Benefits: BCBS Medical Insurance (3 options), 401k, Retirement contribution, Short term disability, vacation, holidays with pay

Required Skills

Requires a high school education or equivalentUnderstand English and effective communication & writing skillsUnderstand blueprints & know how to interpret engineering drawingsAbility to multi task effectively, demonstrate strong work ethic and efficiencies in time management.Ability to work in a factory environment with temperatures subject to outside conditionsAbility to work in confined spaces and wear a respiratorAbility to lift loads regular at 40 pounds and occasionally up to 75 pounds