Machine Operation Lead

Manufacturing Tempe, Arizona



Follows and enforces all facility safety rules
Follows and enforces all department safety rules
Conducts safety walk through within the department and facility
Conducts safety training meetings with associates
Reports any and all injuries or prohibited activities to manager on a very timely basis
Understands and communicates all Quality Metrics within the department
Conducts weekly Quality meetings discussing QA and customer feedback
Shares any and all quality issues with management, technical staff, and other shifts
Conducts one on one discussions with associates in reference to specific quality issues
Understands and communicates all production metrics within the department
Conducts daily/weekly meetings discussing results and daily plans
Creates cross-training matrix to show the cross-training needs of the department
Works with forecast planning and sets goals for the departments
Understands and executes whatever it takes for on-time fulfillment of all products
Gets directives and predetermined work assignments from Shift Manager
Keeps the Shift Manager informed as to actual versus goal throughout the shift
Promptly report errors and road blocks to the Shift Manger and / or Technical staff
Maintain a good professional relationship with all associates, Leads, Shift Managers, Technicians
Assist operators by answering questions and demonstrating operations
Make recommendations for new procedures
Review with Shift Manager any personnel needs/issues on a daily basis
Actively participate in department and 1 on 1 meetings

Skills and Attributes Needed:
Experience with high volume repetitive manufacturing
Previous Lead Operator experience in manufacturing a plus
2 Year Associates Degree preferred
Solid computer knowledge to include Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
Ability to work at a fast pace while standing
Detail oriented and has good record keeping skills
Excellent communication skills to include record keeping, electronic, and personal
Required to take and pass the Lead level Workkeys assessment.
Able to work in a culturally diverse environment
Must be dependable, reliable and have a good work ethic
Flexible on work schedule
Able to lift 50 lbs, mobility to crouch, reaches, bend and do repetitive actions with hands and arms
Adaptability to change, willingness to learn new jobs