Date:  Apr 1, 2024
Country/Region:  US
City:  McCalla
Company:  G.A Alabama LLC (LBM) (LBM)




INPF04-Team/UET Leader

Title:                                        Team Leader (SECOND SHIFT)
Location:                                 McCalla, Alabama, United States

FLSA Status:                            Non-Exempt
Level:                                      Professional

Who are we: 

Antolin is a leading global automotive supplier, we are experts in designing, manufacturing, and supplying innovative solutions for vehicles around the world. Our product portfolio includes trim, headliners, and cockpits, as well as lighting and other interior systems. We offer comprehensive solutions with a focus on quality, safety, and sustainability. Our products are used in many of the world’s leading car brands. In fact, Antolin equips nearly 600 vehicle models around the world. In 2022, about 40% of the world’s electric cars were carrying Antolin components.

With over 130 plants in 25 countries, Antolin has achieved this strong industry presence through over seventy years of working with our customers in order to develop a complete cycle of component manufacturing, from their conception and design, through the development and validation stages, to their industrialisation and sequenced delivery.

We are working hard on spearheading the transformation that the automotive industry is currently experiencing with regard to vehicle interiors by collaborating with our customers. We do so in order to develop more sustainable and technologically advanced vehicles that are also adapted to the new needs and requirements of their passengers.

As part of this transformation, Antolin is committed to a sustainable business model that focuses on and creates value for all its stakeholders, including its customers, employees, investors, suppliers, and society as a whole.


What we offer our employees:


  • You will be part of a highly engaged multinational with international career opportunities.
  • We offer you a learning journey adapted to your professional experience.
  • You will work on international projects for world- renowned companies in Automotive sector.
  • You can find an Open Environment to learn new technologies.
  • We can offer you a competitive salary, benefits and valuable OEM discounts.



Mission: (Brief statement of job’s primary purpose. Maximum of 2-4 sentences):

The aim of this position is to fulfil the objectives of production in terms of productivity, quality, time, and costs. The Team Leader will manage, coordinate, direct, and control activities of the staff of the Line Leads within their area, set the daily workloads, and lead various efforts to achieve them, balance lines, monitor the efficiency of the work carried out and control the volume and the quality of the production.



Essential Functions of Role:

  • Supervisory Capacity:    No Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Ensure the Production Operators meet the minimum requirements for their position.
  • Communicate production and quality requirements to the production team members.
  • Offer suggestions and improvements to the process and quality.
  • Fill required production reports correctly and completely.
  • Place team members in position that they are most productive and efficient for the area.
  • Ensure that Production Operators and Team Leaders are adhering to the Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Report any unsafe work conditions and ensure that they are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Enforce the housekeeping rules.
  • Complete Incident Investigation Reports.
  • Enforce the Quality Policy.
  • Help train Production Operators and Line Leaders and help motivate, coach, evaluate, and counsel them.
  • Enforce all of the company’s policies and procedures. Raise discipline issues with the Shift Supervisor.
  • Maintain and update the multi-skill matrix of their appropriate areas.
  • Ensure production schedules are being run and holding the Lead leads accountable for their deliverables.
  • Receive all Production SAP/R3 paperwork and verify completion.
  • Hold team members accountable to ensure production metrics, quality, on-time delivery, and teamwork are met.
  • Provide support to appropriate lines.
  • Lead by example providing coaching and mentoring to line leads.
  • Abide by all environmental, health, and safety rules and regulations promoting safety in the workplace.
  • Ensure all employees exit the building and are accounting for in case of fire or hazardous chemical spill and report to supervision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Common Requirements for All Employees:


  • Quality System: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Quality requirements.
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS): Understand, apply and meet all function-related EHS requirements.
  • Product Safety: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Product Safety requirements.
  • Compliance: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Compliance requirements
  • Information Security: Understand, apply and meet all function-related IT / Information Security and confidentiality of Antolin information requirements.
  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures. 
  • Employee must have the ability to work additional hours and / or overtime as needed or assigned to complete job duties on time.
  • Ability to multitask, interact politely and professionally with customers, suppliers and vendors, and work cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to maintain predictable and regular attendance, arrive to designated location on time, or be at assigned location ready to work for assignment.



What we are looking for:


Educational Requirement:    High School Graduate or Equivalent

Area of Study:     General Studies

(Equivalent work experience may also be considered for certain positions.)


Years of Experience Required:

  • 1 -3 Minimum Years of Experience of related experience in a supervisory role.
  • Less Than 1 Minimum Years of Experience within the automotive industry, preferred.


Required Qualifications:

  • Language Required:  English (Fluency with Reading, Writing, Speaking)
  • Excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent knowledge in HR related duties such as headcount, vacation, coverage, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge in IATF 16949, VDA 6.3, and ISO 14001:2015.
  • Strong leadership skills, attention to detail, and follow through.
  • Good skills and ability to train and teach others.
  • Proficient computer skills including excellent knowledge of SAP for daily production input.
  • Good knowledge in safety and emergency evacuations.


Travel Required:    0%


Physical Ability Requirements:

  • Stationary Position (Sitting or Standing):                               Occasionally
  • Movement (Walking):                                                                Constantly
  • Carry Weight (Lifting up to XX lbs):                                         Occasionally
  • Communication (Seeing/Talking/Hearing):                          Constantly
  • Use Hands/Fingers (Operate computer, printer, phone):   Frequently


Work Environment:

Often exposed to distracting sounds and noisy conditions

Personal protective equipment is required

Work is indoor in a manufacturing setting that may not be temperature controlled.

Exposure to hazardous equipment on a daily basis 


Here at Antolin, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any of these protected characteristics. We encourage applications from all individuals and strongly support diversity in our workplace. We strive to create an inclusive environment for everyone, and we are committed to treating everyone in a fair and equitable manner. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities.  The Company reserves the right to revise the job description at any time.  Duties, responsibilities or activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.  The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily.  If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, absent undue hardship.