At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Shift Leader

Job Description

Date: Feb 13, 2020

Shift Leader 
Location: Lewisville, Texas 

Our exciting opportunity:
As a part of establishing a Smart Factory within the U.S., we are now looking for a Shift Leader leader to build up and lead the Production team. Key aspects of the role are to lead production-related activities to ensure production output meets customer demands. The chosen candidate will manage all production personnel during the shift as well as production steps including SMA, Final Assembly, Test, Packing, and Repair/Troubleshooting. Production activities include both volume production and new product introduction.

You will:
—    Secure production output in order to meet customer demand
—    Manage all production processes and personnel in the most efficient way possible
—    Swiftly address production yield and other quality-related issues
—    Support NPI projects from the successful introduction of new products to design phase to volume production
—    Establish a strong network across various Ericsson organizations such a Supply, R&D, Sourcing, Finance, and other Ericsson production sites to drive E2E cross-functional improvements of the business
—    Recruit, lead, and develop the personnel in the department
—    Continuously develop and improve the operations through analysis of KPIs and other performance data


To be successful in the role, you must have:
—    Strong managerial skills and proven leadership ability 
—    Positive conflict and change management skills 
—    Be a self-starter and able to effectively work in a fast-paced and ever-changing work environment 
—    Experience with building an organization from the ground up is a plus 
—    Strong communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills


Key qualifications:
—    Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or relevant area  
—    Minimum of 3 years’ experience in logistics and manufacturing 


What’s in it for you:
With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

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

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