JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:  Production Lead

CLASSIFICATION: Full Time

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Meet the requirements for production, i.e., making the product to customer specifications and meeting deadlines.
  • Provide leadership and direction to employees under his/her direct responsibility.
  • Delegate tasks so that employees can meet production deadlines.
  • Maintain desired product quality and safety.
  • Maintain adequate knowledge of product and equipment to ensure ability to direct employees to perform the job properly.
  • Perform daily checks to ensure that standards are being met.
  • Work with Plant Manager and other supervisors to discuss typical problem areas and methods of corrections and improvement.
  • Manage the efforts of employees on the production floor.
  • Establish priorities to ensure employees’ work is efficient.
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures.
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines and company standards.
  • Oversee the flow of product through his/her area of responsibility.
  • Manage inventory in area.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written.
  • Ability to problem solve and collaborate with others.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse workforce, bilingual is a plus.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
  • Must have to valid forms of ID (SS# and valid DL, resident card etc).
  • Ability to adhere to safety policies and OSHA compliance guidelines.
  • Must have 2 years proven lead/supervisor experience to be a Supervisor, and have computer skills and inventory/manufacturing experience.
  • Must have 2 years STAND up forklift experience to apply for a forklift position.
  • Must be willing to work the shifts available.  Do not want to waste time interviewing applicants who only want 1st shift.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires the ability to walk, stand, sit and use hands.
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, climb ladders.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures.
  • Must be able to stand and walk on wet, uneven and slippery surfaces.

Starting at $17.00/hr (depends on experience).