Textron Team Leader - Materials in Augusta, Georgia

Team Leader - Materials


About Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc.

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


To assist Leadership in the instruction, training, and overall second shift operations of the fabrication department and to promote teamwork and progress among all employees.


  • Master all jobs on the team to be able to train new employees

  • Train the team on standard work

  • Train team members to be multi-skilled and flexible

  • Encourage and facilitate job rotation

  • Assist operations leader and team members with developing standards for workplace organization

  • Audit housekeeping in assigned workstations daily and weekly

  • Lead daily kick-off meetings, reviewing SQDC

  • Complete and train employees on Near Miss submissions

  • Lead CI and 5S initiative

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

  • Ensure that each team member is educated on quality standards

  • Measure and document quality standards within team

  • Initiate process improvements based upon quality trend data

  • Conduct torque tool validation

  • Update SQDC boards

  • If defects are found, complete the line side reviews with the team members and supervise them for recurrence prevention.

  • Allocate manpower according to situation/skill level

  • Perform role of team member in case of absenteeism

  • Perform role of team leader if any team situation requires

  • Track team absenteeism and report trends to Operations Leader

  • Leads 8 to 20 employees in operations


  • The employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

  • The employee must occasionally lift up to 40 pounds with assistance.

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



  • Must have a minimum of High School Degree or GED.

  • Minimum of three to five years manufacturing experience preferred and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Previous leadership experience preferred.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills preferred.

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 Team Leader

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 266494