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Be part of a winning team that emphasizes professional growth and development as a Production Lead.
 
A window of opportunity is open for individuals seeking meaningful careers with a strong, people-focused company headquartered in the nation's heartland: Pella, Iowa!
 
At Pella, we're all about building great windows and doors, strong customer relationships, and the rewarding career you've always wanted. Pella Corporation is proud to be privately held, professionally managed company.
 
Our team members are able to grow from cross-functional experiences, an abundance of development opportunities, apply themselves in individual contributor roles or lead areas of the organization. We know you will find the right opportunity with Pella!
 
PRODUCTION LEAD
Responsible for work and safety of all personnel assigned to the department. Assists with assigning manpower and redistributing throughout the shift to meet changing needs.  Functions as trainer and coach for the department as needed.  Required to be knowledgeable of and or capable of performing all jobs in the department. Will lead safety and quality groups and various project teams as needed.  Other duties assigned by department manager as needed.  Desired skills classes will depend on the area and will be recommended by the department manager. Must be willing to travel to other locations as necessary, by various modes of transportation including air.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Communicates instructions from manager to workers
  • Reads production schedule, customer order, shipping order, or requisition to determine daily tasks for the department
  • Knows basics of all company products and where to find each
  • Assigns jobs to individuals and assists wherever needed to get work done.  Keeps people on task
  • Monitors work quality by checking progress and spot checking items for distribution to ensure conformance to company standards
  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supplies workers with materials as needed
  • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed
  • Completes requisition forms to order supplies from other departments
  • Notifies supervisor of problems with equipment, materials, or workers
  • Organizes and cleans work area
  • Comply with safety, quality, and production requirements and procedures
  • Regular/dependable attendance required
  • Flexibility of work hours including overtime
  • Able to work with and around moving equipment
  • Rotation to other positions may be required
  • Perform Total Productive Maintenance duties
  • Learns and performs repetitive job tasks
  • Other duties may be assigned by manager

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Manufacturing-related experience is preferred
  • Job specific experience preferred
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work with internal customers
  • Organizational skills
  • Read and interpret blueprints and maintenance instructions
  • Read and interpret documents, safety rules, and procedure manuals
  • Leadership skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Adaptability and creativity
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Training skills
  • Decision making/problem solving skills
  • Computer skills
  • Professionalism
  • Safety awareness
  • Quality awareness
  • Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent
  • Ability to draw and interpret bar graphs
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