Manufacturing Group Leader - Production, Direct

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Production leadership must have a good working knowledge of product lines in which they lead. They will be responsible to manage manufacturing issues and escalate to management, maintenance, or engineering as needed. In addition, this person must ensure teammates  observe prescribed safety precautions. This is a hands-on leadership role where the Shift Leader will be a supervisor and will frequently work alongside other teammates  within the cell.

• Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results on shift production summaries and visual management boards

 • Maintains staff by, selecting, orienting, and training employees; helping to develop others • Maintains quality by establishing and enforcing organization quality standards • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs as needed

• Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on safety procedures and by maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

• Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.


Good written and verbal communication skills and basic knowledge of arithmetic, working knowledge of document systems, formulas, charts, tables, drawings, specifications, schedules,  and adjustable measuring instruments;, maintenance and interpretation of reports, forms, records, and related

 • Ability to train others to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of setups, operations, and processes within the limitations of recognized or standard methods, for the product line(s) in which the associate leads

• Continuous mental and visual attention; operations requiring constant alertness or activity • Must be self-motivated, self-directed and have the ability to work well as a part of a team  Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, etc.

• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

 • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form




 • Have 5 years or more direct hands on-manufacturing experience with plastic injection molding environment.

• Prior direct or indirect leadership in a manufacturing setting  

• High-level of dedication, punctuality and reliability

 • Proven ability to work with minimal additional leadership or engineering support in the factory (this is a second shift position)

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