HBF, an industry leader in workplace
furnishings and a top brand in the HNI Corporation
enterprise, is in search of a Group Leader to join our
team in Hickory, NC!
the day-to-day operations of a group of members. Assigns,
monitors and reviews progress and accuracy of work, directs efforts
and provides technical guidance on more complex issues. Other
responsibilities include departmental safety, quality and adherence
to established processes, and prioritizing work assignments to
achieve on-time delivery of products, resources and
Some of the essential aspects of the position
problems through investigating and identifying root causes related
to production activities in order to prevent reoccurrence and
facilitates root cause resolution.
materials within and between departments to ensure continued and
steady pace of product flow.
- Reviews and
interprets production schedules for proper sequencing of products
and recommends revisions/adjustments.
- Assigns people
to work based on production needs.
- Provides input
on employee performance appraisals.
for maintaining performance metrics including complete and one time
(COT), productivity, quality and safety.
standard work for key activities and monitors integration of
standard work into manufacturing processes.
- Maintains safe
work environment by managing adherence to company safety policies,
safety standards and good housekeeping practices.
measures to improve production/process methods, equipment
performance, utilization of people, and quality of
ongoing skills training as needed and provides cross training
designed to build competency levels of team.
- Has a thorough
understanding of overall processes and machinery used in the
- Instructs and
trains members new to department or company.
- Assures that
production equipment is functioning properly and that established
preventative maintenance has been completed.
vacation scheduling for work team.
in lean continuous improvement events and supports
What it takes:
- Proven ability to effectively lead teams.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to work overtime and weekends to support varying
- Complies with company rules, regulations and safety practices
as well as any local, state or federal job-related
- High School diploma requires; Associates Degree preferred
- Strong verbal/written skills
- Ability to multi-task and function well under pressure
- Ability to read and understand such documents as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to consistently meet high quality/quantity performance
- Must comply with company rules, regulations and safety
We look forward to hearing from you!
Why HNI Corporation?
HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer
of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two
segments. The workplace furnishings segment is a
leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings,
going to market under multiple unique brands. The
residential building products segment is the nation’s
leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include
a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces,
inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories.
As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been
ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the
“Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”,
by Fortune magazine as “The Most Admired
Company” in the furniture industry; and named by Chief
Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies
for leadership development.
HBF is a leader in beautifully designed,
exquisitely crafted and exceptionally constructed products. These
products represent the finest in contemporary design, reflecting
the essence of current culture while evoking a timeless,
transcendent appeal. To realize this vision, HBF works with
luminaries in the visual arts....those whose expansive talents are
woven into a tapestry of uncommon design. These rare and gifted
individuals delight in collaboration with HBF, as our singular
capabilities bring their creations to life. And so entwined, our
We invite you to visit us at www.HNICorp.com for the best visual
overview of our organization.