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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Springfield, TN

Springfield, TN
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Unit Leader - Quality 2nd Shift Technology

Position ID: req5193

Sector: Major Appliances North America

Functional Area: Quality

Location: Plant, Springfield, 1100 Industrial Drive, Springfield, TN 37172-3325 USA

Number of Openings: 1

Employment Type: Full-Time

Apply By: 10/31/2016


A Unit Leader is a member of the Plant s management team, and is expected to participate in and support management directed activities.


Leads and directs all operations within a specified department including but not limited to, training employees, safety, meeting quality goals, reducing downtime, reducing rejected materials, oversees the coordination of material staging and flow, increasing department productivity, identifying employee issues and addresses and resolves them in a timely manner, reducing employee turnover and assuring department preparedness. Must lead by example and effectively communicate with employees at all levels both within and outside of the department. Must lead by example in attendance.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provides leadership to ensure:

* All safety goals are achieved ( 5S, sock drawer, housekeeping, etc.)

* All department quality goals are achieved

* All customer delivery requirements are met

* Department runs in a cost effective manner (proper manning, line speed, scrap, etc.)

* Positive employee morale by fostering an atmosphere of open communication with employees and providing constant information and training regarding daily changes and requirements and seeking all available resources to support employees and resolve issues in a timely manner. (reduce turnover, improve absenteeism & tardiness). Expected to treat all employees with respect. Praise in public and discipline in private.

* Environmental objectives are achieved


* High School diploma or GED or 3 to 5 years Electrolux experience with working knowledge of required processes or five years previous outside supervisory experience in a related field.

* Associates Degree or higher preferred

* Excellent attendance record in previous positions.

* Math Level II


* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office or similar software program preferred

* Experience in team building and employee motivation and effective communication.

* Communicate clearly and concisely in English both verbally and in writing.

* Have or able to obtain EMS Team Leader Training, EMS Change Agent and Green Gear Certification within 6 to 9months of being in the Supervisor/Unit Leader position

* Ability to speak Spanish a plus

* Ability to bend, stoop, grip, reach and lift up to 40 lbs. on a repetitive basis.

* Able to stand the majority of the shift to perform duties.


* English

Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative and sustainable solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances.

Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 countries every year. In 2014, Electrolux had sales of SEK 112 billion and about 60,000 employees.

Electrolux has been doing business since 1919. The headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the Electrolux share ELUXb is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.


Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste, care and wellbeing experiences, making life more enjoyable and sustainable for millions of people. As a leading global appliance company, we place the consumer at the heart of everything we do. Through our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, Anova, Frigidaire, Westinghouse and Zanussi, we sell more than 60 million household and professional products in more than 150 markets every year. In 2016 Electrolux had sales of $14.1 billion ($5 billion in North America) and employed 55,000 people around the world. For more information go to

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