Leads, facilitates, and oversees the work activities of production employees. Supports the operational leadership team in effective execution of daily activities. Assists in creating and promoting a positive and cohesive team environment, always leading as a positive example in terms of attendance, flexibility, and strong work commitment. This is a “working leadership” role requiring the employee to spend a minimum of 70% of their hours working in a direct capacity.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
¯ Oversees the efficient utilization of materials, supplies, and labor to meet all manufacturing requirements and production schedules.
¯ Provides direction, support and drives accountability of all assigned personnel.
¯ Trains assigned employees in all operational areas: Machine Operation, Set-Up, Safety, Quality, Preventative Maintenance, etc.
¯ Prepares department paperwork such as production or inventory transaction reports and other required paperwork.
¯ Reviews material and production information for accuracy.
¯ Enters production data, as assigned.
¯ Provides technical expertise and coaching to department employees to resolve issues, overcome obstacles, and improve performance.
¯ Maintains clean and safe work areas by actively enforcing 5S programs for all areas and employees to whom they are assigned.
¯ Administers all policy and safety guidelines within assigned departments.
¯ Willing to perform other duties as assigned
¯ Helps to facilitates breaks and lunches, sometimes covering an area while others are on break
¯ Provide pass down information to oncoming leads and supervisors daily
¯ Assists in documenting and identifying performance efficiencies and inefficiencies within the current processes
¯ Proven leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
¯ Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge of machinery and manufacturing processes and procedures: Safety, Quality, Efficiency, etc.
¯ Excellent communication skills
¯ Proven experience in training employees in basic operational concepts
¯ History of challenging the status quo and driving results to improve productivity, efficiency, quality, employee performance, and/or operator safety.
¯ Basic knowledge of Lean and other Continuous Improvement programs
¯ Effective at multi-tasking and time management
¯ Ability to recognize and solve moderate to complex problems independently.
¯ Good computer skills and experience with MS Office Suite products
¯ Record of good attendance and punctuality.
Education / Experience
Manufacturing – 1 year
Supervisor/Leadership – 1 year
From $55,000.00 per year
Benefits: 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Referral program, Retirement plan, Vision insurance