Team Manager in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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    Columbia, SC
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Job Description

Job ID: 30530BR

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Team Manager located in Columbia, SC.

Your Day-to-Day:
* With safety as the overriding priority for the organization, lead and enable a group of employees to be successful in the daily operation of an area. Plan and assign work, implement policies and procedures and recommend and implement improvement in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions that continuously improve Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost of the department for which they are leading.

* Plan, organize, communicate and monitor department resources to achieve effective utilization of employees, equipment, and material consistent with safety, regulatory, quality, productivity and financial requirements through the use of Westinghouse Manufacturing Systems & Tools.
* Foster a safety and quality-conscious environment through the use and reinforcement of Human Performance and Nuclear Safety Culture traits and behaviors. Coach, train and hold employees accountable to demonstrate safe behavior in the workplace.
Effectively reinforce goals aligned with company objectives that drive organizational performance. Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization to ensure alignment.
* Lead with safety. Assure compliance to safety, regulatory and quality requirements. Monitor area metrics to observe trends through utilization of Visual Management and observations. Communicate discrepancies and solicit support as needed.
* Determine task performance/skill requirements. Evaluate employee skill levels through utilization of the training skills matrixes, focus training plans on gaps, and reinforce employee development and training. Ensure adequate depth of knowledge, workforce development and critical skills management throughout the organization.
* Working with a mentor, interpret area metrics and reports concerning activities of assigned department and display metrics on Visual Management Center.
* Through standardized huddle meetings, area learning clocks and visual management, communicate and reinforce goals and the performance of the area including any changes to policies, etc.
* Ensure clear roles and responsibilities along with effective training, tools, processes and procedures are implemented to meet desired performance expectations and clear accountability.
* Conduct performance evaluations and recommend pay increases, promotions, transfers, and other personnel actions. Interview job candidates and make hiring decisions to fill any open positions.
* Apply analytical skills to production or equipment issues to initiate proper corrective action.
* As a protégé, participate and lead a special improvement project.
* Quickly self-identify gaps at the lowest level and effectively resolve the issue to prevent reoccurrence. Identify and implement process/continuous improvements in assigned department. Learn the business’ long term vision and begin to focus on continually improving the safety, reliability and productivity of the plant.
* Consistent application and reinforcement of Human Resources policies and practices and maintaining positive employee relations within the team. Create an environment of teamwork to maximize shared knowledge, provides support and promotes open communication.

Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

• High school diploma or recognized equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
• At least three years of manufacturing experience at Westinghouse or
• At least two years manufacturing or military leadership experience or
• A bachelor’s degree in business or technical field in lieu of experience.
• Experience in lean manufacturing is preferred.


"Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety & Quality First

  • Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity

  • Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally

  • Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership

  • Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees

  • Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting link

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link

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