Textron Fab Team Lead- Welding 2nd Shift in Augusta, Georgia

Fab Team Lead- Welding 2nd Shift


* About Textron SpecializedVehicles Inc.*

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturerof golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, snowmobiles,side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, andground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products underthe E-Z-GO®, Cushman®, Arctic Cat®, Textron Off RoadTM, Jacobsen®, DixieChopper®, Ransomes®, TUGTM, DouglasTM, PremierTM and SafeaeroTM brands. Itsvehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories,airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.


Responsible for the operational performance of theFabrication department, including, but not limited to Safety, Quality,Delivery, Cost, Training, and Employee Welfare/Morale

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assure departmental compliance with all establishedpolicies

  • Direct daily departmental activities

  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace

  • Identify training needs and facilitate departmentalemployee training process

  • Meet all departmental goals and develop correctiveactions when goals are not met

  • Establish and maintain positive employee relationships

  • Communicate with other Operations Leaders and Managers

  • Troubleshoot issues and develop corrective actions

  • Schedule and facilitate meetings with team and othernecessary parties

  • Facilitate departmental Continuous Improvementinitiative

  • Report Daily, Weekly and Monthly performance against establishedgoals and metrics

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Assist Operationsleader and team members with developing standards for workplace organization

  • Audithousekeeping in assigned workstations daily and weekly

  • Leaddaily kick-off meetings, reviewing SQDC

  • Lead CIand 5S initiative

  • Makestandards visual

  • Quality

  • Know the qualitystandards associated with and related to the team’s processes

  • Ensurethat each team member is educated on quality standards

  • Makequality standards visual to team

  • Measureand document quality standards within team

  • Initiate process improvements based upon quality trend data

  • UpdateSQDC boards

  • Validate that team members are utilizing standardized work

  • Ifdefects are found, complete the line side reviews with the team members andsupervise them for recurrence prevention


  • Allocate manpower according to situation / skill level

  • Performrole of team member in case of absenteeism

  • Performrole of team leader if any team situation requires

  • Perform role ofgroup leader if situation requires


Knowledge and Requirements

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide

  • Ability to perform fundamental calculations using percentages, ratios andfractions

  • Ability to communicate effectively to subordinatesand upper management

  • Ability to document in written form ideas,technical data, calculations, conclusions and other necessary information

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft: Office,Excel, PowerPoint

  • High school diploma and three to five years relatedexperience and/or training

  • Experience with and a fundamental understandingof LEAN manufacturing philosophy

  • Technical knowledge of CNC machining, welding, blueprints,lasers, benders or painting preferred


  • Ability to read andinterpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenanceinstructions, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to write reports andcorrespondences

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers oremployees of organizations

  • Ability to clearly communicate process and productfailures to supervision in written and oral form MATHEMATICALSKILLS

  • Abilityto add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using wholenumbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, andpercent

  • Ability to draw and interpret graphs and charts

  • Ability to recognizetrends and process variations REASONINGABILITY

  • Abilityto solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables insituations where only limited standardization exists

  • Ability to interpret avariety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

  • Ability to prioritize and schedule daily tasks based upon daily departmentalgoals

  • Ability to quickly react, and re-prioritize when necessary, to achievedaily departmental goals PHYSICALDEMANDS

Thephysical demands described here are representative of those that must be met byan employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions.

  • Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talkor hear.

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit.

  • The employee isfrequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feelobjects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

  • Specific visionabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, colorvision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Thework environment characteristics described here are representative of those anemployee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions.

  • While performing theduties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Georgia-Augusta

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 266443