As our Plastic Machine Operator Lead you will provide assistance to the supervisor in the daily operations in a production area. You will provide technical support to team members, maintenance, engineering and production services by ensuring the set-up, running and adjustments to manufacturing equipment. You will audit production documentation to insure accuracy. Also, assist the supervisor with daily operations, training, scheduling and monthly safety training. Perform supervisor's responsibilities in his/her absence. Audit and ensures material availability. Ensure work area and work teams maintain clean work areas while clean-ups and changeovers are performed timely and effectively. Provide leadership to lower level employees.
We currently have 1 opening available for the following shift:
Night 2: Friday - Sunday with every other Monday from 5:30pm - 5:30am
High School diploma or GED
4+ years experience in manufacturing or related experience
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions and decimals with an understanding of weight and measurements (including metrics)
Ability to read precision measuring instruments
Displays knowledge of equipment operation and problem solving and trouble shooting skills
General manufacturing principles of mechanical, electrical, electronics, hydraulics and pneumatics
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong results and service orientation
Excellent ability to network and utilize internal and external resources.
Demonstrated leadership skills and basic understanding of supervisory approaches in areas such as scheduling, training, monitoring, and coaching the work of lower level employees
Expert ability to handle multiple, competing and confidential priorities, requests, and deadlines as well as exercise good judgment in setting priorities, executing instructions, and follow-through.
Expert ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented and team environment
May be required to lift 30-70 pounds when doing tool changes.
Assignment may be to multiple machines so job rotation may be frequent.
Excellent vision is essential in visually identify and distinguish colors
1 year experience leading teams
Technical training, mechanical training or military experience
Plastics Technology Certification or Associates Degree
Ability to pass a 7 year background check and drug screen