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OPEX Team Leader

OPEX Team Leader

Job Description

Trussway is one of the largest building products manufacturing/construction services companies in their category throughout the United States.  Trussway provides building products for any project, ranging from complex to simple, including large multi-family, commercial or single family homes. 


SUMMARY:   The OPEX Team Leader will lead the design and implementation of system improvements at the facility level. The role will align and follow the lead of the Plant Manager as well as be guided by the OPEX Production System Team Leader to make process improvements and develop Associates. The role will work with team members to continually improve processes regarding safety, quality control and productivity in order to enhance customer service.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement, define problems, determine root causes, develop solutions, test solutions, implement, stabilize and sustain improvements while engaging and coaching team members throughout continuous improvement [CI] process (DMAICS and/or PDCA).
  • To calculate benefits of CI initiatives by defining key metric(s); setting baseline, target and time frame for achieving goals.
  • Lead/ Train/ Coach team members to make improvements in all Departments.
  • Improve material flow, inventory control, scheduling systems while incorporate visual management tools so that abnormal conditions are readily identified.
  • To comply with and coach to safety policies & procedures, quality guidelines and standardized work instructions.
  • Collaborate with team members to continually improve upon standard work instructions.
  • Recommend methods for improving utilization of personnel, material, and utilities.
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor utilization standards, and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff and facility utilization.
  • Communicate with internal customers to understand opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • To coach to and implement proven Best Practices as directed by OPEX Production System Team Leader.
  • Performs other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.
  • Ideally has broad background in quality, production, engineering and/ or supply chain.
  • Understanding of LEAN concepts and proven experience in process improvements including but not limited to reduction in set-up times, increased efficiency, increased utilization, etc.
  • Must be able to train others on Lean manufacturing concepts and tools.
  • Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Ability to think strategically is a must.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to provide documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specification to illustrate current state of process as well as future state.
  • The ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others’ concerns and feelings and to communicate with them.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.   Must also be able to consider optimization and cost effectiveness during the decision making process.
  • Attention to detail.
·         Bachelor’s degree is required, preferable in engineering or a related technical field. 

Job Requirements

Compensation & Benefits:

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established industry leader.  We offer a salary commensurate with experience as well as a competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, Supplemental Insurances and 401(k) plan.   Qualified applicants should apply with salary requirement.  No faxed resumes or phone calls accepted. 

Trussway is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Manufacturing, Construction, General Business
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial
Required Travel None
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OPEX Team Leader

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