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Group Lead - Machining (Steering) - C shift

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Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0002583
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Astemo has been synonymous with safety, quality, growth, and continuous improvement. Adhering to these core values has enabled us to succeed as a Tier 1 supplier of world-class products to the global automotive market. With over 3,600 hard-working employees in three U.S. Manufacturing plants, we are dedicated to ensuring the expectations of our first-rate automotive customers are consistently exceeded.

We are currently seeking candidates to work at our Monroe, Georgia location. We need Group Leads in our machining area who are comfortable with a high speed production process as well as attention to detail to ensure that a quality product is produced for our customers. Individuals hired for this position must be able and available to train and work on available shifts and be  willing and able to work mandatory overtime.  

Shift/s Available for this Position:

C shift (Sunday through Thursday) 10:50 p.m. to 7:10 a.m.


  • Troubleshoots and improves machining processes as required in order to meet quality and production requirements.
  • Manage the shop floor activates of the Steering machining production team and ensure all daily production activities are thoroughly communicated to Supervisors.
  • Perform tool changes on hobbing, grinding, milling and turning machines within the Steering machining department.
  • Train production associates to safely operate CNC machining centers within the Steering Machining department that includes automation and in-process gauging.
  • Respect work hours, support production goals and time-tables, which may require overtime.
  • Ensures the following:
  • a) Utilizing knowledge of ISO14000 & IATF16949 ensures all associates follow procedures and work instructions
  • b) All production, scrap, and down time reports are completed properly and timely.
  • c) Product and/or component dimensions are checked via in-process inspection check sheets with use of various indicators and gauges as described in procedures or work instructions.
  • d) Equipment is monitored for unusual sounds, movements or appearance that may indicate problems.  Addresses any abnormalities.
  • e)Changing of simple parts and fixtures to facilitate changeover of product types.
  • f) Visually and manually check for defects in product or workmanship.
  • g) Recording of process equipment settings and conditions using equipment verification check sheets.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Demonstrated leadership skills required.
  • Three (3) years manufacturing experience with preference in machining equipment and/ or high speed equipment operation. 
  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and prepare simple production reports.
  • Must understand how to read a CMM report with relationship to GD&T and part drawing.
  • Must be knowledgeable of geometric tolerance, quality control, and inspection.
  • Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending.
  • Physical strength sufficient to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently.




While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, push, pull, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


This position works in a warehouse/production environment.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The performance of this position requires exposure to the manufacturing areas where certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks.  Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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