Final Assembly Team Lead

Posted date:  Mar 10, 2023

Lewisville, Texas, United States

About this opportunity

To scale our operations and meet the demands of our customers, the Ericsson US 5G Smart Factory is hiring additional Team Leads for our Final Assembly (FA) Lines. The FA Team Lead will motivate their team, drive production, be organized, and promote safety to produce some of the most sophisticated radios and basebands on the planet. This is the equipment that makes the 5G connection on your phone possible. The chosen candidate must be comfortable with both high volume production and new product introduction.

What you will do

Drive Production

  • Develop understanding of and ability to complete daily and weekly production plan to achieve output goals
  • Ensure operator adherence to working times, quality standards, and work instructions for both assembly- and test-related operations
  • Understand all assembly operations within your line to enable flexibility and cross-training for operators
  • Initiate daily production in collaboration with Supervisor including actions such as dispatching production orders and ordering components
  • Create accurate end-of-shift report for Production management and Leadership Team
  • Deliver clear, transparent, and engaging readout of production status on daily call
  • Communicate cross-functionally and raise issues through proper channels including leaders through Production and Warehouse, Maintenance and Engineering, and Quality

Provide Leadership on the Line

  • Mentor and motivate members of the team
  • Resolve low-level conflicts between operators within your line
  • Document feedback on operator performance in provided tools
  • Support Technical Trainers in guiding new employees to have a positive onboarding experience
  • Act as backup for Supervisors when they are off the production floor

Apply 5S Methodology

  • Lead changeovers between products on your line ensuring recipe and component alignment to new product and orchestration of movements on production floor using provided checklists
  • Ensure assembly line is clean and adheres to 5S principles during shift handover
  • Execute non-conforming material processes

Promote Safety

  • Encourage safe working practices and enforce safety procedures and use of PPE
  • Identify and raise safety issues and incidents to Supervisors in a timely manner
  • Function as point person during emergency events
  • Understand vital processes for handling workplace injury on factory floor
  • Lead twice daily stretches
  • Promote, understand, and strictly adhere to all safety, environmental, and quality guidelines without deviation

You will bring

Essential Qualifications

  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to lead, coach, and motivate others
  • Proactive spirit; fast learner
  • Commitment to providing high-quality work

Ideal Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience in a SMT/SMA production environment
  • Previous leadership and/or people management experience
  • Relevant technical education and computer literacy
  • Familiarity with Electrostatic Discharge precautions
  • Ability to work overtime and/or flexible shift hours when required

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.


What happens once you apply?

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This position reports to: Final Assembly Manager


Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.  Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.


Primary country and city:   United States (US)  || United States : Texas : Lewisville  

Req ID: 716777  

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