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Zone Leader - Athens, AL

Company: Steelcase Inc.
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Are you a natural leader who aspires to help others unlock their full potential? Are you looking for a pivotal role with a global industry leader? Steelcase has a space for you!

At Steelcase, our Vision is to empower people. The Zone Leader is an essential role, the first line of leadership to a team of manufacturing employees. Our success depends upon your ability to implement continuous improvement and exemplify the Lean process - without your guidance, Lean is only a concept.

Zone Leaders at Steelcase have the responsibility of maintaining and improving their work cell, treating it as their own business while supporting and demonstrating the company's Core Values; People, Partnerships, Diversity, Integrity, Humility, Innovation and Results. The majority of your time will be spent on the floor focused on three main objectives:

  • Ensuring Process Discipline through concepts including Standard Work, Training, Coaching and 5S
  • Maintaining business documents and driving performance around Safety, Quality, Cost, and Execution of Schedule
  • Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement
  • High School Diploma or GED required, Higher Education preferred
  • Leadership Experience or Customer Focus equivalent
  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred

Steelcase strongly supports a diverse workplace and welcomes all applicants.

Steelcase offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package, including profit sharing. To apply, please use the "Apply" link above to submit your resume by the close of business. For questions regarding this posting or the application process, please email

To learn more about our company, and our family of brands - including Steelcase, Coalesse, Designtex, Details, PolyVision and Turnstone, please visit our website at

  • Ability to use Lean tools to run and improve the business/work cell
  • Strong interpersonal skills that encourage, coach, lead and mentor employees with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Foster an environment that builds trust and teamwork through open communication
  • Possess a high level of energy and a passion to win
  • Ability to cross train employees throughout their area
  • Ability to recognize and set priorities regarding manpower and production schedules
  • Must be able to effectively use problem solving methods to achieve process improvements
  • Strong focus on both internal and external customers

Keywords: Steelcase Inc., Huntsville , Zone Leader - Athens, AL, Other , Athens, Alabama

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