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Group Lead - Machining (Steering) - A shift

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Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0003023
Date Posted: Aug 9, 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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On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Group Lead.

Shift/s Available for this Position:

A shift (Monday through Friday) 6:50 a.m. to 3:10 p.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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