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DENSO International America, Inc. Team Leader DMAT Oxygen Sensor in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

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Provides leadership and technical guidance to the team in order to produce quality products, seek continuous improvement, and achieve established goals and targets for safety, quality, productivity, and customer satisfaction.


  1. Provides leadership and technical guidance to subordinates by prioritizing and assigning tasks, establishing procedures, providing instructions, and advising personnel on how to perform various tasks.

  2. Evaluates and reviews jobs with subordinates upon completion of assigned tasks to ensure that team members continually strive to meet Department goals.

  3. May perform daily assessments of the work area to help ensure safety, quality, productivity, etc.

  4. Assists members of lower and upper management in the evaluation and investigation of various types of issues which result from daily activity, such as quality issues, safety issues, etc., and may assist in performing troubleshooting activities and developing countermeasures.

  5. Attends meetings and prepares reports as necessary and promotes improvement plans and ideas for improvement.

  6. Provides leadership and guidance to maintain good 5S of the workplace and ensures appropriate safety conditions are maintained.

  7. Trains and mentors other associates on Company policies and procedures and necessary Production skills.

  8. Coordinates and participates in annual and on-going projects.

  9. Performs Human Resources activities including tracking time and attendance, counseling, scheduling, etc.

  10. Maintains an appropriate level of conventionality and conformance in regard to the corporate culture as expressed in the Associate Handbook. Relates well with others, including as appropriate, peers, supervisor, subordinates, customers and suppliers. Maintains good attendance and assumes appropriate role(s) when working in a team environment. Responds appropriately to unexpected and/or continuing situations which develop in the work environment.


  1. May be assigned as a TS16949 internal auditor and may be required to participate in TS16949 internal and external audits.

  2. May be involved in Departmental budget activities.

  3. May assume responsibilities of team members in their absence.

  4. Maintains appropriate expertise to ensure an effective technical level by utilizing all resources available.

  5. Resolves associate issues.

  6. Interviews candidates and recommends potential new hires.

  7. Fulfills administrative and other duties as assigned.

Work Locations

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent exempt Production experience, 2+ years exempt experience, 2+ years supervisory experience.

Organization: DMAT

Primary Location: US-TN-Athens

Work Locations: DMAT Athens (20037-1) 2400 Denso Drive Athens, 37303

Shift: 1st Shift

Job: Production

Req ID: 200000JP