ZF 1st Shift - Machining Line Lead in Flowery Branch (Oakwood), Georgia

1st Shift - Machining Line Lead

North America Braking & Suspension


Job Description

  • Material Movement

  • Ensure material is timely delivered to the line through communication w/ forklift drivers

  • Ensure movement of material from store to cells

  • Ensure material flow from machine to wash

  • Scanning and tracking material received into the department

  • Complete tag and material traceability process

  • Inspection of washed material before material is moved to assembly/sent to plater

  • Material inspection every two hours

  • Ensuring the following work practices are being followed by employees:

  • Non-conforming material control (containment policy)

  • Dropped parts policy

  • Start/stop cadence

  • Standardized work – follow the work instruction

  • 5S work practices/Cleanliness check sheet audits

  • Line running/problem solver

  • Personnel- openly communicating with leadership on employee performance

  • Training-will be responsible for training new hires from Level 1-4

  • SPC/QC Calculation training support

  • Work with Supervisor to update training matrix with progressions and new hires

  • Maintenance calls

  • TPM-Autonomous Maintenance training of operators on the line

  • Containment assistance with Quality Tech

  • Documentation verification on:

  • Quality Alerts

  • TSA’s

  • Work Instructions

  • Station Observation Checklist

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience and Skill Requirements


•Must be certified as a Level 4 Operator (including passing the test with an 80% or higher)

•Must be eligible to be hired as a TRW full time employee (minimum of 3 months temp, must pass pre employment drug screen including nicotine, background check, must have no write ups, must have good attendance)

•Must have no active written or final write ups

•Basic leadership skills

•Effective communication skills

•Strong problem solving skills

•Must be able to pass the 90 day training quiz with 90%

•Basic computer skills utilizing windows environment and a mouse


• Working knowledge of the manufacturing process as it relates to the production of a quality brake product

• Machining Area experience

• Previous training experience

Position Status


Functional Area



Flowery Branch (Oakwood)




United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran