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Sr. Production Lead (2nd shift)



Job Type

Full time

Required Travel


Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs pre-shift administrative duties including assigning work to employees/lines and providing them with a work schedule for the shift
  • Oversees the loading and material counts of pickup orders as they arrive
  • Enforces use of set-up verification
  • Communicates changes in customer specifications to lead cutters and line leads
  • Ensures correct order and amounts are put on correct trailers
  • Ensures that all trailers have the proper paperwork attached to the inside tail, that the paperwork is given to the yard switcher before any trailer is pulled out of the dock bay or is placed on trailers in yard
  • Monitors all line leads and helpers throughout the shift to verify quality checks are being recorded; initials paperwork to verify the check (hourly control sheets)
  • Monitors packaging and labels as products come off the lines; makes and necessary corrections or adjustments
  • Completes ‘Production Issues’ reports on a daily basis, showing material and time loss and reasons for loss
  • Takes inventory of the operating supplies and packaging material on 15th and last day of each month; gives copy to supervisor and results to Purchasing Agent
  • Assists carriers/drivers with trailer number information/paperwork for the load
  • Verifies employees’ hours through Kronos and notifies payroll of any vacation, OT, lack of work, etc.
  • Ensures all safety requirements are being followed and notifies supervisors of any unsafe conditions
  • Ensures that production and quality standards are achieved
  • Embraces and works on continuous improvement through utilization of lean principles such as ‘5S’
  • Works necessary hours as determined by supervisor to complete tasks
  • Regular, reliable, and predictable attendance is required.


  • 3-4 years of manufacturing experience
  • 1-2 years of experience in a production lead role
  • Forklift experience
  • Experience with ERP systems is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be fluent in the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Advanced ability to communicate clearly (both orally and written) and openly communicates and shares ideas
  • Basic math skills with the ability to read tape measure/calipers and to utilize metric scale
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Able to read and interpret any documents
  • Basic computer skills including word, excel, email and PeopleSoft.
  • Willingness to work with others and supports the goals of the team
  • Services both internal and external customers and provides superior service and value to all customers
  • Anticipates what needs to be done and proceeds without direction
  • Motivates and influences others in a positive manner
  • Identifies a course of action to resolve a problem or potential problem
  • Sets well defined outcomes for tasks and tracks progress against each task
  • Commits to highest standards of moral and legal conduct

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • High school diploma or GED
  • OSHA 20-hour course desired

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