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YKTA is an on-site partner and tier one supplier for Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, USA.

YKTA is seeking applicants for a Stamping Maintenance Group Lead at their facility in Huntsville, Alabama. YKTA is a joint venture of three successful automotive supplier companies- Y-Tec, Keylex, and Toyotetsu. YKTA products provide structural safety for the vehicle and important functional parts that must operate as designed.  


GROUP LEAD, STAMPING MAINTENANCE

SALARY: $55K+

BASED ON EXPERIENCE 



JOB DUTIES:

  • Coordinating activities of the Stamping Maintenance department. Provide leadership and technical support to department.
  • Build strong team member relations and support people development through coaching and mentoring with a focus on teamwork 
  • Work closely with Japanese advisors from parent companies
  • Demonstrate ability to lead safety and quality initiatives and support kaizen activities
  • Ensure alignment of department activities to support company business plan
  • Create improvement strategies related to KPI achievement and translate those strategies into action plans for floor management systems
  • Ensure programs are maintained, the department maintains compliance with standards, and the appropriate training is effectively given to all employees. 
  • Create and manage team member development plans 
  • Provide assistance to team members in solving work-related problems. 
  • Evaluate the issue and consult Manager and/or Human Resources as needed to determine the most effective resolution.
  • Support new equipment installation, setup, and on- going maintenance
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve to eliminate chronic downtime issues
  • Lead activity to improve operational efficiency
  • Lead maintenance cost evaluation and reduction activities
  • Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, & electrical & electronic components of machinery & equipment.
  • Assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. 
  • Repair and replace gauges, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
  • Repair and maintain physical structure of facility. 
  • Install, program, or repair automated machinery and equipment.
  • Regular attendance and availability to work a shift rotation and overtime as needed.
  • Frequent manual lifting of parts or containers up to 33 lbs.
  • Must be flexible to work in all areas and in your department regardless of duties listed above in order to accomplish YKTA Goals and objectives.
  • Please Note: Work is conducted in an industrial office/ plant setting. Frequent movement throughout an industrial plant environment being exposed to high noise levels and equipment normally used in stamping / welding/ Ecoat environments.


REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS:

  • 2- year associate degree in related field or equivalent work experience or training in a metal stamping environment
  • Experience in manufacturing maintenance leadership position
  • Experience with Komatsu presses and Mitsubishi/Omron controls
  • Good Mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to pass mechanical/electrical aptitude pre-employment test if required
  • Ability to read and follow instructions.
  • Electrical, hydraulics, and pneumatic knowledge is preferred.
  • PLC programming capability is a plus


BENEFITS:

YKTA provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package for our team members. 



APPLY ONLINE AT:

yktal.com




Equal Opportunity Employer

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