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NSK Americas Unit Coordinator C - 2nd Shift in Franklin, Indiana

Shift Supervisor / Production Team Lead - 2nd Shift

NSK is seeking a Shift Supervisor / Production Team Lead to work 2nd Shift and fill the Unit Coordinator C position at our Hub plant in Franklin, IN.

The purpose of this position is to coordinate team efforts toward meeting safety, quality, production, and cost goals. This Position will serve as the primary person responsible for coordinating and supporting all line or shift activity. Lead team members by embracing the principles of lean manufacturing and 5s standardization.


Direct and coordinate the activities of team members engaged in the production line.

Enforce all safety and quality standards.


  • Keep team members informed, before and during each shift, of all safety, quality, production, manning, and line condition updates.

  • Coordinate with other supervisors on operations and activities within or between departments.

  • Discuss with management:

  • Quality Concerns

  • Production Status

  • Equipment & Line Issues

  • Team Member problems, complaints, or grievances.

  • Areas for improvement

Plan, Check and Confirm

  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.

  • Observe work and monitor activity to ensure that team members uphold all plant standards.

  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs.

  • Utilize 5s and Lean production principles to improve standard operating procedures.


  • Must exhibit a high degree of leadership in meeting quality, safety and production expectations.

  • H.S. Diploma / Completed GED


  • Experience or exposure to 5s and Lean Manufacturing principles.

  • Experience in Supervisory role.


  • Generous Vacation and Holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401(k) Matching

  • Bonus Plan

NSK is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

ID: 2020-4004

External Company Name: NSK Americas

External Company URL:

Street: 3400 Bearing Drive

Post End Date: 10/14/2020

Telecommute: No