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Electrical Assembly Team Lead

Company: Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

About Us:
BW Integrated Systems is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of end-of-line packaging equipment solutions and packaging automation, as well as systems integration. With seven manufacturing facilities and more than 800 team members worldwide, BW Integrated Systems is a global partner for our customers and has installations in more than 50 countries around the world. Our products and service network provide differentiated technology and technical support for manufacturing companies in a variety of global market segments, including automotive, beer and beverage, wine, spirits, container manufacturing, food, household, personal care, dairy, paper, pharmaceutical, and consumer mailing and collating. BW Integrated Systems packaging professionals have decades of application experience in robotic solutions, packaging line design, integrated solutions, palletizers and depalletizers, automated can-end and product-handling equipment, case- and tray-packing, case- and tray-forming, advanced conveyance technology and controls, unwrappers, destrappers, feeders, coolers and pasteurizers.

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Electrical Assembly Leader directs the assembly team and manages processes to ensure that machines and upgrades are built to the highest quality, within design specifications, on-budget and on-time in alignment with our focus on People, Performance and Products.


  • Plans and directs daily work of electrical assembly personnel, communicates project status updates and conducts regular team communication meetings.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for the personal safety of self and others by maintaining a clean, orderly hazard free work environment, and compliance with safety practices and regulations.
  • Provides technical leadership relative to assembly best practices and product specific support.
  • Ensures a high-quality finished product is built within design specifications, performs final check on equipment to assure completion and functionality for internal and customer acceptance tests.
  • Works together with site operations leadership team to plan assembly schedule in coordination with engineering and manufacturing/sourcing schedules to optimize labor utilization, reduce lead times and achieve customer commitment dates.
  • Plans assembly schedule and allocates resources to meet customer delivery commitments and maintains master production schedule, job status boards and any other scheduling tools.
  • Communicates project status updates to leadership and stakeholders frequently.
  • May participate in or lead project-related meetings including design reviews, assembly kick offs, team and site communications, acceptance tests and post project reviews.
  • Reads and understands customer order specifications to ensure that they are incorporated into assembly, works with engineering to ensure spec changes/change orders are completed.
  • Provides team with support on missing or incorrect parts.
  • Provides regular coaching, mentoring and feedback to assembly personnel to communicate expectations, recognize performance and address performance issues.
  • Documents and maintains photos of machines and upgrades for future build reference and freight claims.
  • Manages outside services specific to machine assembly.
  • Other duties as assigned. OTHER DUTIES/REPONSIBILITIES
    • Oversee the performance review and evaluation of personnel within area of responsibility.
    • Approve time-off requests of personnel within area of responsibility.
    • Develop team members to be cross trained across various product lines.
    • Provide assistance in hiring, termination and disciplinary actions of personnel within area of responsibility.
    • Develops standard work/work instructions to improve consistency and efficiency of standard machines.
    • Participation with strategic initiatives and may contribute to strategic planning process. JOB QUALIFICATIONS

      Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
      • Highly self-motivated, must work well with little to no supervision
      • Must have general safety knowledge and be safety conscious
      • Must be well organized
      • Ability to plan, manage and communicate workflow and job performance status using multiple tools; including electronically, whiteboards and paper reports
      • Possess excellent communication skills using various modes of communication
      • Ability to analyze basic data related to assembly execution; i.e. job cost analysis and forecasting/planning, labor utilization/planning
      • Must be able to perform effectively under high stress situations periodically Education/Experience Requirements:
        • Five years related experience in electrical assembly
        • Working knowledge of package handling equipment
        • High school diploma or equivalent
        • Specific product knowledge desired
        • Lean manufacturing experience desired ADA Requirements:
          • Typically sits, grasps items and performs keyboarding for operation of a computer
          • Stand, walk, bend, reach or otherwise move about regularly
          • Lift, move, or otherwise transfer items up to 50 lbs. occasionally
          • Exposure to typical machine shop physical hazards
          • Travel by air or car occasionally

            At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

            Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

            Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.

            BW Integrated Systems

Keywords: Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc, Lynchburg , Electrical Assembly Team Lead, Professions , Lynchburg, Virginia

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