Business Unit: Interiors/Plastics (IBU)

Manufacturing Canton, Mississippi


Description

Lead Technician

Primary Purpose:  A non-supervisory member of the work group who will assist technicians and supervisors in accomplishing daily objectives on the production line. Assists with training, ensuring process controls are maintained, and performing tasks that take away from production time.

 

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:   Trains new technicians in proper and safe methods utilizing the SOS.  Sets a good example in attendance, work habits, safety, and housekeeping.  Knows and can perform most jobs in assigned work area, and has basic understanding of all jobs within assigned work area.  Knows proper usage and application of parts and materials in assigned work area.  Assists technicians in assuring machinery, tools, and equipment are in good working order.  Assists in solving quality problems.  Performs data collection.  Monitors process and product control as identified on the condition checksheet.  Monitors component quantities and may restock the line as necessary.  Assists the Manufacturing Supervisor in planning cross training and job rotation.  Cycle counts parts on the line.  Troubleshoots the process when problems arise, including adjustment of machines.  Line Leaders are not normally assigned to a direct labor position on the production line.  However, in cases of absenteeism or high demand, a Line Leader may be asked by Management to fill a position on a production line.

 

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The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty, and are not intended to list or limit the duties which may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification.

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Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Work experience with demonstrated abilities in areas specific to those outlined in this job description.  Basic grammar, math skills, and good communications skills are needed.  Ability to work a standard forty-hour week with overtime as required.  Some travel may be required.  May be required to qualify for CDL license or fork truck certification.  Ability to meet physical requirements such as lifting materials, standing for extended periods of time or exposure to environmental factors such as; noise, vibration, fumes, or chemicals.