Manufacturing Lead

Port Washington, WI

Post Date: 11/21/2017 Job ID: 480159 Industry: Trades/Skilled

Northside customer needs an experienced Manufacturing Lead for the Press Room

         1st shift overtime as needed

         Pay based on experience from  $16.50 - 20/hr.

         Excellent growth opportunity and benefits


Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Lead is responsible for assisting with coordinating the day-to-day activities of the department team members focusing on safety, quality, delivery and efficiency. This is to include assigning work, meeting production due dates, interpreting and ensuring application of policies/procedures and coaching/training associates. This also includes assisting Manufacturing Engineering, Tooling, Design, Quality, and other departments ensuring standardized work methods and best practices are being followed.



         Promote a safe working environment through teaching/demonstrating safe behaviors. Work with department employees to maintain a clean and organized work area.

         Promote and enforce departmental defined quality procedures to ensure quality parts are made through the use and care of measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, height gages, and optical comparator.

         Train employees on department equipment, processes, and procedures.

         Effectively communicate with department employees, supervisory staff and supporting operational personnel.

         Ensure department adherence to all company policies.

         Perform both routine and complex operations, set-ups, and trouble shooting on assigned departmental equipment. Assist with material handling duties when needed.

         Assign daily department work assignments, identify scheduling conflicts, and re-allocate resources to support daily priorities. This includes working directly with Purchasing, Planning, Tool Room, Maintenance, etc. to ensure department is setup for success.

         Assist Manufacturing Engineering with development/completion of visual work instructions, processes, and ensure employee compliance.

         Participate and champion continuous improvement activities/corrective actions (CAR s)..

         Other duties as assigned or required.



         High school diploma or general education (GED) and five years of relevant experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience.

         Ability to accurately measure a manufactured part using advanced metrology equipment (i.e. height gage, CMM, Comparator)

         Exhibits strong leadership skills

         Ability to operate material handling equipment including overhead cranes, pallet jacks and fork trucks

         Proficient math, reading and computer skills; knowledge of MS office preferred.

         Proficient written and verbal communication skills.

         Understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimension and Tolerance) preferred

         Ability to interpret part prints

         Ability to function well in a team environment.


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