Body Weld Maintenance Group Lead

Body Weld Maintenance Group Lead


ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of Barge Design Solutions, a multi-discipline Engineering and Architecture firm. We specialize in providing technical recruitment and staffing services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines.


In partnership with our client, a leader in automotive OEM automotive industry, ResourceTek is seeking a Body Weld Maintenance Group Lead to join their team in Huntsville, AL. This is a direct hire opportunity.



  • Lead the establishment and ramp-up of body weld maintenance at a large, high-volume, cutting-edge automotive manufacturing operation.
  • Establish strong team member relations, at all levels and provide support for people development, coaching and mentoring with a focus on teamwork and inclusion
  • Collaborate with Japanese team members
  • Create improvement strategies relative to KPI achievement and in translating those strategies into concrete action plans by use of Floor Management Systems
  • Provide supervision to body weld maintenance team leaders and team members in overall strategies based on company policy management and priorities
  • Ensure alignment of maintenance activities to support business plan objectives
  • Share information, communicate goals, and coach team members to achieve objectives
  • Support preparation of preventative maintenance system and ensure compliance and effectiveness
  • Support new model development activities and new tooling/equipment introduction
  • Create and manage team member and team leader development plans
  • Spare parts management and optimization of inventory levels
  • Lead reliability Kaizen and improvement activity including major breakdown root cause analysis and countermeasure action plan implementation
  • Lead activities to improve operational efficiency and reduce MTTR/MTBF.
  • Manage maintenance standardization activity including skills training, contingency plans, and best practices.
  • Lead evaluation, analysis, and implementation of maintenance cost reduction activities
  • Troubleshoot and problem solving to eliminate chronic downtime issues
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and shutdowns as needed.
  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours and travel as needed (domestically and internationally)



  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment
  • Plant level experience in a supervisory role
  • Skilled at troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, welding, and robotic systems
  • Body weld line technical/systems experience. Knowledge of welding processes including automation, PLC’s, Mig/resistance welding, and Robots
  • Demonstrated knowledge of welding environmental requirements
  • Ability to manage in a fast pace environment with a positive attitude



Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including. Equal Opportunity Employer.