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Manufacturing Prep Team Leader

Gorham, ME
Are you an experienced team lead who wants to take on full-time leadership position in a growing international manufacturing firm in the Westbrook-Portland-Gorham area?

As Manufacturing Prep Team Leader in a cast-iron metal manufacturing plant, you will lead a Production Team and solve production issues as they arise, reporting to the Senior Team leader.

In this role, you will:
  • operate industrial lifting equipment to move various materials around the warehouse in a safe manner (stand-up forklift, sit-down forklift, scissor lift, etc.)
  • Ensure proper fork placement and load balance when moving materials
  • Anticipate needs of production workers and promptly supply them with necessary materials
  • Ensure that materials are put away in their proper home and help to keep the shop clean
  • Work cooperatively with coworkers
  • Meet attendance expectations
  • Practice “Lean processes" unique to position
  • Participate in process improvement with Company team leaders
  • Adhere to and promotes all safety guidelines by actively participating in required programs such as ergonomic evaluations and daily stretch breaks
  • Open manufacturing facility for shift as needed.
  • Maintain and is conscious of the continuous flow of the production line.
  • Understand and embrace Lean Thinking Principles.
  • Administrate and participate in the Employee Development Program as directed. Cast Iron Prep Team Leader Cast Iron Team Leader.
  • Promptly report any irregularities in production flow to Sr. Team Leader.
  • Assist workers where bottlenecks occur. (Help when work is falling behind).
  • Train workers on all job types/tasks or assign qualified level employee to train them.
  • Maintain/sustain tool boards, equipment, TPM (ex. grinding wheel gap, filter replacement).
  • Daily document paperwork pertaining to parts that are extra, missing, rejected, or reworked
  • Report and document any damaged or incorrect parts to Sr. Team Leader or QC while arranging for replacement.
  • Fill in on production when workers are absent or when business flow dictates (vacation, sick, other).
  • Maintain staging areas so as to keep traffic lanes open and minimize wasted space. 
  • Ensure quality within the work area.
  • Perform weekly time keeping duties for payroll
  • Assist in performing HR duties as expected with Sr. Team Leader (employee acknowledgment, progressive discipline, EDP appraisals)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
We are looking for someone who has:
  • Accountability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Adaptability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Coaching and Development to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) to communicate effectively with others using spoken and written word. 
  • Analysis Ability to think in terms of abstract ideas.
  • Customer Oriented to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures. Cast Iron Team Leader
  • Delegate Responsibility to allocate authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate people.
  • Judgment to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Relationship Building to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers. • Resilient to recover from, or adjust to, misfortune or setbacks.
Education Qualifications

High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) / HiSET preferred
Plus six months to one year related experience preferred

Other Qualifications Preferred
  • Computer Skills Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and company inventory software systems
  • Able to obtain valid Fork Truck License required
  • Previous leadership experience preferred

If this position looks like a fit to you, please upload your resume at www.IntWork.com
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