Textron Downline/Assembly Team Leader (3rd shift) in San Antonio, Texas

Downline/Assembly Team Leader (3rd shift)


About Us……….

Kautex is one of the world's leading automotive suppliers of fuel system technologies. We have a diverse customer base including all of the major OEM's. Kautex is the most global member of the Textron Family. Textron is a fortune 500, multi-industry organization and includes brand names such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, EZ-GO, Jacobsen, Greenlee and of course Kautex. We are committed to the principles of integrity, respect, trust, and pursuit of excellence in all relationships with customers, suppliers, shareholders, the community, and the environment. We are poised for significant growth in 2013 and beyond. Kautex is seeking Team Members Focus Factory professionals to join our team. Below is a summary of responsibilities and qualifications desired.

Overall Scope

To perform the tasks and operations necessary to prepare products which meet or exceed our customers’ requirements


  • Support safety initiatives, 6S and TPM

  • Train team members to Standardized Work requirements and audit process

  • Will be required to do Problem Solving using the A3 process

  • Work closely with technicians to ensure Change Point Management is in place and documented

  • Responsible for production numbers for your line and leading team members

  • Support the CBS culture and other company initiatives

  • Promote teamwork across all shifts and lines

  • Advising, coaching, and directing an 8-member work team for critical and everyday line operations

  • Changeovers of line while performing physically demanding tasks to accomplish mold installs, weld changeovers, and other functions

  • Communication of information of EHS incidents

  • Communication of information and clarification of potential defects to Quality Manager

  • Communication of OEE issues, line needs, and overtime scheduling to Department Manager and Shift Leader

  • Comply with OSHA standards and Textron health and safety standards

  • Comply with ISO 14001 standards

  • Comply with all TS 16949 standards

  • Identify waste minimization and material recycling opportunities where applicable

  • Perform other duties incidental to the job, as required

  • Other duties as assigned


Ergonomic Focus

  • 8-12 hour Shifts

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Frequent bending and twisting

  • May carry heavy objects

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED

  • At least 2 years of proven leadership skills

  • No disciplinary actions in the past 1 year and good attendance

  • Technical problem solving skills

  • Intermediate computer skills

  • Critical thinking ability

  • Good communication skills

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-Texas-San Antonio

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Third Shift

Req ID: 265168