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Production Lead

US-TX-Roanoke
Job ID
2017-1526
Category
Production
Division
Supply Chain

Overview

The Production Lead is responsible for leading team members in operational activities including material handling, device flashing, kitting, and other warehouse functions. The Production Lead will work closely with and report to the Production Supervisor, covering for the Supervisor when necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Mobilize and direct department team members to execute procedures to deliver production outcomes and meet safety, quality, production and financial goals as defined by client requirements and business objectives.
  • Define, standardize, maintain and train team members on work procedures and tools to improve quality and productivity.
  • Examine work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to established procedures.
  • Follow equipment preventative maintanence practices to ensure equipment reliability and uptime
  • Identify and prioritize the workload for all areas of responsibility align shift resources to areas to meet production demands.
  • Monitor the productivity, efficiency and accuracy of all processes and resources.
  • Suggest modifications to established procedures and improve quality to reduce cost.
  • Assist employees with work process problems.
  • Report discrepancies and quarantine as necessary.
  • Perform the quality audit function when necessary.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work area.
  • Develop a team environment and promote a positive attitude within department. (Employee development to include evaluations and co-coordinating their training.)
  • Demonstrate safety procedures and safe equipment operation to new employees.
  • Confer with management, peers or subordinates to resolve employee issues.
  • Generate and maintain departmental reports as directed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

 Skills: 

  • PC literate (Can navigate to network file locations).
  • Basic technical trouble shooting by process of elimination.
  • Able to give good verbal direction.
  • Proficiency with computer system. (MS-Excel, Outlook and Word)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to operate and maintain computer equipment.
  • Working overtime when required.
  • Bending, standing, walking, and lifting for extended periods of time. 

 Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience leading and supervising employees in a production or warehouse environment.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Production/Kitting experience.
  • Proficiency in WMS and/or ERP system.
  • Lean manufacturing.
  • ISO or other formal quality systems.

 

Desired Traits:

  • Excellent planning, communication, and follow through skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and attention to details skills.

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