Experienced Machine Operator Lead - Off shift

Manufacturing/Operations Grand Rapids, Michigan


Responsibilities and Outputs for Machine Operator Lead:

•Possess and demonstrate aptitude in the mechanical and electrical, machine controls, and pneumatic/vacuum system primary skills.

•Employee must be able to provide leadership of a team or group of production employees to ensure the designated cell or area runs according to assigned production quantity (and speeds) for each machine and item, and to the production schedule. Employee must be able to communicate customer specification requirement and production requirements to the team. Act as a backup for the Team Leader and can fill-in when coverage is needed.

•Changeover machines for running of different customer orders. Changeover duties may include: material changes and product changes.

•Perform troubleshooting and repair of equipment to ensure that quality parts are produced. In addition, be able to diagnose a machine problem and properly communicate it to maintenance. Work as Technical lead with maintenance for designated cell or area.

•Train employees on machine operation procedures and work orders/customer specifications.

•Complete all necessary paperwork and the daily production sheet, which contains information on inventory, used, parts produced, and tear down rate.

Essential Skills and Attributes:

•Systemic problem solver, uses logic to solve root cause problems. Engages the right people.

•Easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages everyone to work together toward a common goal.

•Demonstrates the ability to adjust behavior/attitude based on new information and changing circumstances.

•Engages resources professionally. Strong written and oral communication skills.

•Conveys information in understandable terms all levels of the manufacturing organization and through proper channels.

•Provides feedback, sets expectations, tracks and communicates results, and creates environment for accountability for results and actions. Is not afraid to have difficult conversations and willing to make decisions.

•Inspires team spirit. Creates a climate where others can succeed and develop and req4ds teamwork/collaboration.

•Ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement; seeks and accepts feedback.

•Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide seamless customer service.

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.