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Nitrocellulose Group Leader

Job Number: 407269
Location: Radford, VA
Category: Manufacturing Engineering
Security Clearance Status: None
Security Clearance Type: None
Experience Level: Regular
Travel Required: 0%
Shift: 1st
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Posting Date: 07/13/2014

The Group Leader Reports to the Team Leader in the Nitrocellulose. This position provides direct supervision of the hourly work force. Responsibilities include leading the process operators to manufacture products to meet quality and delivery schedule requirements in a safe, environmentally compliant manner. Group Leaders are responsible for setting up and leading the work on their shifts. This includes scheduling overtime, training new employees, driving process ownership into every operation, coordination of maintenance activities, managing labor allocation to meet direct and indirect budgets, and supervising the production line in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
Required Skills:
2 years Supervisory experience High School Degree (Internal to RFAAP includes detailing into supervision) Ensuring production buildings and equipment meet all safety requirements - liaison with maintenance staff. Allocation of personnel to production processes. Training of process operators against relevant protocol/procedures. Ensuring proper process documentation is completed. Completing daily entries into electronic logs and databases. Resetting equipment with PLCs. Scheduling and coordinating preventative maintenance efforts with plant shops to ensure adherence to an inflexible timetable. Excellent communication - verbal and written. Computer literate - able to use Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Preferred Skills:
Relevant Associates or Bachelors degree. 2 years Supervisory experience within an Unionized Manufacturing environment.

BAE Systems is a premier global defense, aerospace and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

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