Lead - Factory

Herff Jones - Cap and Gown Division - Champaign, IL (30+ days ago)3.9


Supervises: In the absence of the Supervisor oversees the work of employees in assigned areas. The Lead also:

  • Helps regulate and balance workflow through the departments;
  • Tracks production and ensure daily goals are met;
  • Coordinates actions of employees at various stages of production;
  • Works with employees who speak languages other than English;
  • Relays information to supervisor;
  • and,performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • One to three years related work experience;
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and procedural manuals;
  • Ability to read and interpret production data;
  • Experience working with computers – Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) preferred

The above is not a comprehensive list of responsibilities or requirements pertaining to the position; it’s simply a general overview. An employee would be expected to meet all requirements and perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

This is an active job with limited time sitting. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. Constant use of both hands, arms and fingers. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

In return for your dedication to excellence, Herff Jones, Inc. provides comprehensive benefits including, health, dental, vision and life insurance, 401k plan, paid vacation and tuition assistance.

Job Type: Full-time


  • planning and organizing work for others: 3 years (Required)
  • manufacturing: 3 years (Required)