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Southern Company Sr. Cell/Team Leader-Switchgear in Durham, North Carolina


PowerSecure is hiring a Sr. Team Lead-Switchgear team. This is an onsite position located at our Durham, NC facility. The Team Leader/Cell lead will be responsible for the personnel and product in their cell. They will handle personnel training, quality, safety and continuous improvement initiatives in their area. Product and personnel status will be measured and reported on to the production supervisor. The Team Lead/Cell Lead are responsible to monitor and manage the completion of shop orders and operations as determined by the part number routing, ensuring operations are complete on time and at or under the allotted man hours. They actively review that their cells are in safe working order identifying areas of improvement. They also review quality data to ensure that manufacturing quality is improving and that the MoM and work instructions are updated to reflect corrective actions. This position can be 1st or 2nd shift. Cell/Team leaders will be responsible for as many as 15 operators and all Shop Orders within their departments Work Centers.

Minimum Qualifications:• High School Diploma or 2 years of manufacturing experience.• One year of team leader or supervisor experience.• Able to manage multiple tasks concurrently• Able to properly manage time and projects• Ability to meet project schedules and maintain contingency plans• Understand workflows in production and prioritize work

Essential Functions

  • Sets the pace of work within cell utilizing IFS routings and data to determine if expectations are met

  • Keeps operators on task

  • Reviews Part Number routings before beginning work reporting issues to Production Supervisor

  • Accurately reports schedule – on time/late/ahead of schedule

  • Requests overtime or 2nd shift assistance as necessary

  • Reports parts shortages to material handlers

  • Responsible for keeping manufacturing traveler and Bus BoM/Kanban usage updated and filling in appropriate location upon job completion

  • Review worked/hours allocated to jobs

  • Responsible for safety within cell and improvement initiatives

  • Responsible for quality of product leaving cell

  • Checks IFS for hours logging errors and has them corrected.

  • Executes ECOs on jobs within cell

About Us

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure