Team Lead, Optical Fabrication Advanced Correction and Metrology(3rd Shift)-
Wilton, USA, America

Maintaining alignment of individual, team, and area goals to department and Company objectives. Creating employee annual performance goals and coaching and mentoring your team of technicians for daily success. Partnering with employees to create professional development action plans. Developing competencies within the team that focus on technical skills, continuous improvement, teambuilding, and cross-training. With minimal supervision, leading a team of technicians to deliver precision optics while meeting or exceeding department and product Key Performance Indicators. These include but are not limited to: 5S safety; product first pass yield; on-time delivery; production lead time reduction; labor efficiency and labor hour accuracy; and workforce development and upskilling. Anticipating resource requirements and allocating accordingly in order to meet shift goals. Creating, maintaining, and monitoring work schedules with clearly defined priorities. Transparently highlighting any product or performance issues and escalating requests for help as needed. Facilitating identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives within your area. Partnering with Production Engineering to systematically improve processes for increased efficiency and product quality. Displaying structured systematic problem solving, innovative problem resolution, and encouraging new ideas and methods that are applied with rigorous experimentation and change control.