Manufacturing Lead

Port Washington, WI 53074

Post Date: 02/20/2018 Job ID: 480159 Industry: Trades/Skilled

Are you looking for a company that you can utilize all your skills with? This company is looking for talent that has many skills. They are currently looking for a manufacturing team lead at their Port Washington location.

This company was founded in 1979 as a family owned machine shop, with a mere 5,000 square feet of machining space and a handful of customers to their name. Through their continued commitment to quality and customer service they have expanded their current location multiple times to the current 100,000 square foot facility.

The manufacturing team lead is responsible for assisting the Plant Supervisor with coordinating the day-to-day team members to focus on safety, quality, and efficiency of the Slide, Vinyl and Shipping departments. 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 in facilitating the Slide, Vinyl and shipping departments to ensure standardized work methods and best practices are being followed.

T hey would like someone with previous experience and the following are the duties for the manufacturing lead position:

         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 defined measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, height gages, and optical comparator.

         Train employees on punch press 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 Slides, Manual vinyl and Autoloader departments. Assist with material handling duties when needed.

         Identify scheduling conflicts and re-allocate resources to support daily priorities. This includes working directly through Tool and Die to aid in scheduling of needed die, punch, and cutter maintenance.

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

         Participate and champion continuous improvement activities.

         Other duties as assigned or required.

The skills and qualifications in which you would need for the manufacturing lead position are:

         Motivated, safe, quality-minded self starter.

         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 Dimensioning and Tolerancing) preferred

         Ability to interpret part prints

         Ability to function well in a team environment.

         Ability to work overtime when required.

They offer a competitive compensation package including:

         Experienced-based Starting Wage

         Group Insurance Plans (medical, dental, vision, life)

         Disability Insurance

         Retirement Benefits (including match percentage)

         Tuition Assistance

         Paid Sick Leave

         Vacation Leave after 60 days

         Ten paid holidays per year

The pay for the manufacturing team lead position is starting at $16.50/hr and goes up based on experience. The shift is Monday Thursday 5:30am - 3:30pm, Overtime as needed on Fridays and/or Saturdays.

If you are interested in the manufacturing team lead position please send an email to


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