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Manufacturing Technician IV - Team Lead

Req # JR - 014360 Location Round Lake, Illinois, United States Job Category Assembly Jobs Date posted 03/21/2020

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Manufacturing team leaders perform various functions in ensuring production processes run efficiently and effectively. Below are the key duties individuals holding the position are usually required to complete by employers in many manufacturing firms:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor workers on site during production activities to ensure adherence to ethics and safety procedures
  • Evaluate manufacturing equipment for safety and functionality
  • Ensure that products and goods manufactured meet quality standards obtainable in the industry
  • Motivate workers to enhance production quantity and at the same time maintain high production standards
  • Check finished products to ensure quality, and that industry standards are met before they are declared ready for use
  • Keep records of workers performance
  • Keep records of equipment, budgets, deliveries, and supplies, and make them available to management for evaluation
  • Create work schedule for workers and ensure that they strictly adhere to it; take attendance to ensure regularity and promptness of workers to duty
  • Work as middleman between workers and management to create healthy communication
  • Develop production schedule for the execution of projects in a timely manner
  • Ensure that work materials are present as at when needed.


  • Basic mechanical works experience

  • Must be safety cautious
  • Strong ability to motivate, lead, and give directions to team members
  • Have good time management skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate effectively with all members of the team from various backgrounds
  • Solid knowledge of machine capabilities and manufacturing and metallurgical processes
  • Exceptional ability to read, understand, and interpret production blueprints accurately
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively relate with team members and the management
  • Excellent organizational skills and profound ability to schedule multiple activities and resources for efficient and effective utilization
  • Solid knowledge and experience with Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement practices and procedures
  • Strong experience with machining or/and manufacturing process

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