Production Cell Lead – 2nd Shift

IRD Glass makes precision glass components that go into a range of applications from car engines and airplanes to medical equipment. We have been a local Litchfield business for over 39 years.

Production Cell Lead

2nd Shift: 10 hours shift Monday-Friday, starts at 3:30pm

Essential Functions
+Coordinate cell efforts to meet production goals
+Give direction to team based on cell needs for the day or week
+Communicate expectations, assignments and responsibilities clearly and professionally
+Communicate company goals, safety practices, and deadlines to team
+Ensure operators are working efficient and meeting expectations
+Enforce rules, policies and procedures
+Ensure production goals are being met and shipments are on time|
+Work to better understand the demands, positives and negatives of the job
+Work with customer service to make sure customer’s needs are met
+Work with engineers on fixture, tool design and production process
+Make decisions quickly and effectively
+Understand Production Schedules
+Manage work orders, including scheduling, verifying and closing
+Problem solve a variety of issues, including scrap, process problems and employee disputes
+Utilize the ERP system
+Be an effective leader
+Manage inventory levels for raw material, finished goods, work in process and supplies
+Listen/relate to employees concerns and work with them
+Participate and utilize corrective action system
+Participate and lead audits
+Ensure all inspection devices are calibrated and work correctly
+Ensure all maintenance and PMs are up to date on equipment and work with maintenance department
+This is a working lead so will also do duties listed under an inspector or machine operator role.
+Have knowledge of all parts and processes within the cell.
+Lead, participate and prepare for cell meetings daily, weekly and monthly.
+Maintain cell production boards daily to understand production performance to plan
+Work with other leads daily for assistance with production to meet customer needs
+Be a role model for other employees
+Properly report data
+Effectively manage conflict within team
+Complete reviews and counseling forms with employees
+Empower to develop and motivate team members
+Coordinate cross training of employees
+Provide training to employees
+Motivates team and assesses performance
+Participates in hiring new employees
+Tracks employee performance
+Ability to communicate well with others
+5S, general organization of your area and general cleaning
+Passion for improvement
+Follow safety measures including handling chemicals safely and wearing PPE
+Multi-task between various projects
+Be able to work independently and be self-motivated
+Follow verbal and written direction
+Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience or skills Required
+HS Diploma or Equivalent
+Basic math skills
+Basic computer skills
+Written and Verbal Communication skills
+Ability to work independently
+Ability to multi-task between different processes as needed

Experience, Skills and Abilities Preferred
+Familiar with Metric and Standard Measurements
+Time management
+Ability to read and utilize measurement devices
+Read and understand a drawing or blueprint
+Read and understand work instructions
+Ability to critically think to solve problems
+Proficiency with problem solving tools
+Attention to detail
+Organization skills

IRD Glass is an equal opportunity employer

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Litchfield

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