Production Lead
Job Opportunity at Joseph Michaels International

Posted on Aug 3

http://www.josephmichaels.com    800-786-1099

Location: Jessup, PA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4165153

The Production Lead is responsible for supporting the people management of his/her team in our very fast paced environment.  This is a hands-on leadership position that will require the incumbent to work side by side with his/her team to ensure objectives are achieved.
Position Scope:
  • Train new and existing members of the production team in proper work techniques, safety procedures, etc. 
  • Provide feedback on individual and department productivity to Plant Management.
  • Report problems or concerns with quality, processes, equipment and/or employees in a timely manner.
  • Identify and support continuous improvement efforts with Plant Management.
  • Actively work as a member of the production team and performing production job activities as needed.
  • Serve as a key resource to oversee productivity levels during overtime periods.
  • Assign work throughout the department based on daily/weekly schedule and production goals. 
  • Check on status of completion to make necessary adjustments.
Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing/production environment in a role beyond entry level.
  • Screen-printing or graphics experience a plus (Production Lead will be assigned to the garment warehouse area and can be involved in producing emblems). 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with internal customers, various levels of management and employees.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive, team environment.
  • Ability to re-prioritize as needed and think on-the-fly.
  • Ability to work extended hours as need to respond to fluctuations in customer demand (this can include early mornings, late evenings and some weekends).
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time in a non-climate controlled production environment (often up to 8 to 12 hours/day)
  • Repetitive use of the hands in a production environment
  • Ability to be present in a production environment with potential irritants such as lint and airborne particles,
  • Stooping, bending and reaching for items in production environment (assistance may be provided)
  • Regular lifting up to 75 pounds
High school diploma or equivalent
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