Manufacturing Lead

  • PLI Card Marketing Solutions
  • Sep 26, 2019
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

Provide production personnel with the necessary support, leadership and direction to achieve on-time customer delivery performance with zero defects while maintaining productivity, efficiency and safety standards.      

Coordinate with Planning and Customer Service Representatives to create and execute daily schedules with Production personnel to ensure timely completion of orders, preparing for start and end-of-shift through line prep/clearance, 6S routines, communicating machine & material status, schedule and priorities ensuring smooth and efficient shift transitions.
Facilitate all new employee & agency worker training and cross training to establish a flexible team capable of quickly deploying resources to supplement capacity where and when needed.
Instill operator ownership to achieve ever-higher quality and productivity by actively seeking and responding to their input.

Monitor employee performance and work with Supervisor to coach to develop, and instill teamwork and job enrichment through effective feedback, communication and recognition.
Maintain inventory accuracy by resolving BOM and system variances while completing all cycle counts on schedule and following up to minimize negative transactions & adjustments.
Work with Process Engineers and Supervisors to conduct weekly reviews of MRB inventory maintaining an average age of less than 30 days.

Coordinate with Planners and Supervisors to adjust and maintain targeted inventory levels, packaging and supplies.
Work directly with Process Engineers, Automation Support and others as needed to minimize downtime, rework and scrap related to design, components, materials, process, equipment & work instructions.

Ensure all Monarch transactions are processed in a timely manner through same-shift material transactions for all production and
Work with Manufacturing Supervisors to establish and maintain KPI boards for areas of responsibility such as scrap, first pass yield, schedule compliance, productivity and 6S audits.
Conduct weekly meetings to communicate quality, productivity, 6S’s and lean initiatives with Operators.
Responsible for conducting monthly 6S audits of other areas in the organization.
Support and champion CFM and lean manufacturing initiatives.
Expert knowledge and experience on all functions and equipment related to area of responsibilities
Hands-on contribution to production output using a lead-by-example approach to meeting daily production schedules and achieving continuous improvement to quality, productivity and dependability.

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

2 years of demonstrated leadership experience in a production environment.
Experience in the lean manufacturing methodologies.
Organized, driven and customer focused.

Associates Degree in related field, or 5+ years’ experience in progressive manufacturing environment.
Intermediate computer skills, with emphasis on Microsoft Excel.
MRP experience, Monarch preferred.
Ability to set priorities utilizing available MRP and scheduling tools.
Ability to accurately perform duties that require basic math aptitude.
Methodical, organized and detail orientated work habits.
2 years’ experience in the lean manufacturing methodologies.
Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified.

Non-Exempt Hourly - Regular Full Time

Hourly Wage

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.