Team Manager

Requisition Number:  4359
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Hopkins, SC, US, 29061

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

TEAM MANAGER - COLUMBIA, SC (Grids Welded 3rd Shift)  


Your Day-to-Day:

With safety as the overriding priority for the organization, lead and enable a group of employees to be successful in the daily operation of an area. Plan and assign work, implement policies and procedures and recommend and implement improvement in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions that continuously improve Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost  of the department for which they are leading.
Plan, organize, communicate and monitor department resources to achieve effective utilization of employees, equipment, and material consistent with safety, regulatory, quality, productivity and financial requirements through the use of Westinghouse Manufacturing Systems & Tools. 
Foster a safety and quality-conscious environment through the use and reinforcement of Human Performance and Nuclear Safety Culture traits and behaviors. Coach, train and hold employees accountable to demonstrate safe behavior in the workplace.
Effectively reinforce goals aligned with company objectives that drive organizational performance. Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization to ensure alignment.
Lead with safety. Assure compliance to safety, regulatory and quality requirements. Monitor area metrics to observe trends through utilization of Visual Management and observations. Communicate discrepancies and solicit support as needed.
Determine task performance/skill requirements. Evaluate employee skill levels through utilization of the training skills matrixes, focus training plans on gaps, and reinforce employee development and training. Ensure adequate depth of knowledge, workforce development and critical skills management throughout the organization.
Working with a mentor, interpret area metrics and reports concerning activities of assigned department and display metrics on Visual Management Center.
Through standardized huddle meetings, area learning clocks and visual management, communicate and reinforce goals and the performance of the area including any changes to policies, etc.  
Ensure clear roles and responsibilities along with effective training, tools, processes and procedures are implemented to meet desired performance expectations and clear accountability. 
Conduct performance evaluations and recommend pay increases, promotions, transfers, and other personnel actions. Interview job candidates and make hiring decisions to fill any open positions.
Apply analytical skills to production or equipment issues to initiate proper corrective action.
As a protégé, participate and lead a special improvement project.
Quickly self-identify gaps at the lowest level and effectively resolve the issue to prevent reoccurrence. Identify and implement process/continuous improvements in assigned department. Learn the business’ long term vision and begin to focus on continually improving the safety, reliability and productivity of the plant.
Consistent application and reinforcement of Human Resources policies and practices and maintaining positive employee relations within the team. Create an environment of teamwork to maximize shared knowledge, provides support and promotes open communication.


Who You Are:

High school diploma or recognized equivalent; Preferred bachelor’s degree
Years of Experience:
At least three years of manufacturing experience at Westinghouse or 
At least two years manufacturing or military leadership experience or 
A bachelor’s degree in business or technical field in lieu of experience. 
Experience in lean manufacturing is preferred.
General understanding of employee relations policies, industrial standards, quality requirements and environmental/safety regulations.
Solid knowledge of area technical requirements.
Possess and apply knowledge of routine safety, regulatory, quality, productivity and financial issues, acquired through cumulative experience, to resolve problems.
Original thinking required for problem solving and flexibility in decision making.
Problem resolution and error prevention through use of Human Performance tools such as Pre-job brief, peer check, self-check, etc.
Solicit input and recommendations from employees, support groups, area management and staff management.
Gain cooperation and build relationships to meet production objectives.
Lead and participation on teams.
Listening skills, as well as, ability to articulate explanations are critical.
Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate Company and departmental objectives to Staff.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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