Lead Machine Operator

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_545542

Location

Sioux Falls

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD18-20/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Gillette, WY - (USA) 1103 East Boxelder Road WY Gillette , WY 82718

ContactNumber

307-682-8796

Job Description

The Lead Operator ensures that the products meet quality standards, production goals are met and that the production staff is proficient in job tasks and achieving daily goals. The Lead Operator may also be trained as the back up to the location manager and will need to have average office skills and a good working knowledge of a computer. Individuals in this role will need to able to work in an office setting as well, printing documents, basic data entry and clerical skills. May be required to travel on an as needed basis. Leads by the influence to others and driving of production results. This can be a first or second shift position depending on needs of the business and location of the branch.



Coordination of production orders and assignment of production staff to job tasks

Serve as support and go to source for production staff when direction is needed or issues arrive

Works in partnership with Branch Manager to set KPI and measurable standards for production staff

Knowledge and skills to produce various products on the laminator; use of band saw, bag machine, hand tools, basic preventative maintenance, trained to serve as subject matter expert on the production processes.

Assists with the branch initiatives to cross train and hire new employees, assists with orientation

Serves as mentor and coach for production staff

Conducts safety meeting and on-site training as needed

Updates various systems with production data, reports and

Works in the office as well as on the production floor during the shift

Back up - Operate laminator to ensure that products are laminated in accordance with quality standards as well as verifying that facing, fiberglass and tabs meet work order requirements

Machine set up, change overs, facing changes, machine start up and shut down

Basic machine trouble shooting and mechanical skills needed

Mathematic and ability to read and understand units of measurement

Maximize product output daily

Interact with transportation companies, sales and planning team

Ability to lead via influence and motivate team

Maintain a clean and safe work area, report any issues/concerns to management

Adhere to all safety regulations and procedures

Able to recognize substandard product against standard quality expectations

Accurately cutting down rolls on band saw to meet order standards

Performing general house-keeping responsibilities



Experience:

Prior manufacturing or production experience helpful, 1-2 years

Basic mechanical aptitude



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Solid computer skills - MS Office and Typing

Basic mechanical aptitude and preventative maintenance



Special Tools/Equipment Used:

Basic hand tools

Computer and Cell phone

Forklift experience and certification



Physical Demands:

Regularly required to walk, bend, reach, lift, crouch and stand during shift

Must be able to lift 30-50 lbs, repeatable

Drive vehicle and following rules of the road



Experience:

Prior manufacturing or production experience helpful, 1-2 years

Basic mechanical aptitude



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Solid computer skills - MS Office and Typing

Basic mechanical aptitude and preventative maintenance



Special Tools/Equipment Used:

Basic hand tools

Computer and Cell phone

Forklift experience and certification



Physical Demands:

Regularly required to walk, bend, reach, lift, crouch and stand during shift

Must be able to lift 30-50 lbs, repeatable

Drive vehicle and following rules of the road