Team Lead Plastics - Plainfield, IL (USA)
Plainfield, United States of America
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Join the Logoplaste Team and receive SIGN-ON BONUS and INCENTIVES!

  • $500 SIGN-ON BONUS
  • Overtime available!
  • PLUS, excellent benefits!
Logoplaste is currently seeking to recruit a Team Lead, to join the plant team in Plainfield, IL (USA).
Reporting to: Production Manager
The Team Lead is responsible for support of the operation and assigned department(s) and coordination of activities within his/her scope of control and setting priorities to accomplish business goals. The Team Lead is a "hands on" working lead role and may be asked to perform duties of an operator or forklift driver.
Key Tasks & Activities...
- Supports the direction set forth by manager
- Responsible for providing a safe environment to all production employees, visitors and temp labor
- Ensure all employees receive regular safety training in accordance with the safety training program
- Ensure all employees and visitors receive and wear their PPE and safety equipment
- Continually monitor production floor and equipment for unsafe or hazardous conditions, report immediately and make appropriate corrections to repair, replace or quarantine
- Ensure proper medical attention is provided immediately with any accident perform the accident investigation promptly
- Maintain quality product by assuring all employees are completing quality checks and product is in specification
- Ensure all employees are trained to identify product for rejection, rework etc.
- Ensure all non-conforming products are communicated to the appropriate managers to disposition appropriately
- Responsible for maintaining a clean production floor and clean equipment
- Perform daily audits of production floor and equipment cleanliness and make necessary corrections to maintain a "showroom" condition
- Ensure all daily, weekly and periodic cleaning tasks are performed as outlined in the Master Cleaning Schedule with documentation initialed as completed
- Responsible for achieving maximum production efficiency on all scheduled machines
- Monitor machine processes and ensure any changes are justified and properly recorded
- Monitor production floor efficiencies and make necessary adjustments to meet and exceed OEE Standards
- Perform shift inventories to ensure accurate production numbers
- Record daily production, downtime summaries, etc.
- Proactive in addressing inefficiencies; communicate all equipment inefficiencies with maintenance personnel
- Enforcement of company policy and procedures with shift personnel
- Monitor shift personnel activities as it relates to Company Policy and Procedure
- Maintain employee relations and records
- Report employee attendance occurrences on day of occurrence
- Approve/deny and schedule accordingly all vacation requests, personal time, etc.
- Perform employee corrective action and disciplinary action with the assistance of the HR Manager
- Monitor employee breaks
- Schedule and conduct shift meetings regularly; document shift meetings
- Promote and participate in TPM events and projects
- Safety Committee membership encouraged but not required
- Assist with trials of new and existing products
- Participates in continuous improvement of the facility
- Assists with mold changes and set-ups
- Provides input to the manager on continuous basis for performance evaluation, corrective action and action plan purposes
- Losses optimization (vision, unforeseen stoppages etc.)
- Other duties as assigned by manager
Who we are looking for...
Background and Experience
- 1+ years of experience in a leadership role
- Industry experience preferred
Technical Skills
- Strong mechanical knowledge preferred
- Working knowledge of computer systems
- Knowledge of quality systems
Interpersonal Skills
- Ability to effectively coordinate and supervise a team
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently in a fast pace, constant changing environment
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
- Drive for results
- Strong sense of urgency
- Accountability
- Self-motivation and the desire to focus to improve the business
Physical requirements and work environment
- Ability to work flexible and/or extended hours and weekends as business demands
- Ability to remain in a stationary position for various times throughout the shift, to move or traverse in manufacturing area safely, to ascend/descend a ladder or stairs, to position self to work on manufacturing equipment
- Ability to see information postings throughout the facility, visually troubleshoot items on machinery and read directions, documents and signage
- Ability to frequently move objects weighing up to 50-75 pounds and to work in very hot or very cold conditions
- Ability to drive a forklift and achieve certification

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Logoplaste offers an excellent benefits package with genuine career development opportunities.
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