Team Leader

Mankato, Minnesota
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
10:00 PM - 6:00 PM
US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Leah Macgregor, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is seeking a Production Team Lead responsible for managing staff and materials in order to meet department schedules while accurately keeping all related records and documents. This position is responsible for training in new employees and working individually with current employees, while providing them knowledge on the departmental policies, procedures, and tasks. This position acts as a role model for all employees on the team. Additionally, this position should be able to recognize real and potential problems and clearly communicate information and data to the Production Supervisor.

Shift; Sunday - Thursday 10PM-6:00AM

Manage staff and materials to meet department schedules
Train new and current employees on departmental procedures and practices and equipment operation
Delegate tasks to team members
Work with account managers to ensure all required job information is accurate and documented
Coordinate job schedules within the department and provide production updates
Coordinate all department production scheduling to include manning decisions
Complete all production and quality reports
Work with the warehouse and inventory representatives on material movement
Ensure the sign off approvals meet production needs
Provide frequent updates to Production Supervisor regarding issues and problems in the department as well as provide ideas for potential solution
Responsible for acting as a positive role model to team members
Assist in the ISO Quality Management System and audits
Conduct visual checks of machinery and escalate any problems to leadership and maintenance
Contribute to the team?s production goals
Understand and comply with all departmental policies and procedures
Maintain a clean, organized work area
Comply with all safety, DOT, HAZMAT and environmental policies and procedures
Use all designated Personal Protective Equipment as required

Working hours: 10:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Ability to project a positive and inviting demeanor
Understands all departmental policies, procedures and tasks
Ability to provide clear, simple direction to Operators and Production Assistants
Ability to delegate tasks
Ability to comprehend number sequencing and recognize errors
Ability to work with numbers
Maintains a pattern of regular and predictable attendance
Ability to follow written and verbal directions
Ability to respond to continually changing priorities and coordinate multiple projects
Perform a variety of tasks throughout the day in a fast paced work environment
Interact constructively and effectively with all plant employees
Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
Ability to work in a team environment toward a common goal
Reacts to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned
A service-oriented individual with a high energy, positive and friendly demeanor
Computer skills (Outlook, Excel and Word)
Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English

High School

0-1 years

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
Desired: Associates degree in manufacturing or a related field

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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