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Line Lead - Material Handler II - 2nd Shift

Company: New Leader Manufacturing
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Line Lead - Material Handler II will provide leadership for the facility on both direct and indirect labor. Models policies and procedures; and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. When performing direct duties, the Line Lead Material Handler II will perform general labor tasks in association with movement of material and assist with various assembly/fabrication work as required. The Line Lead Material Handler II will ensure that material needed to keep all machines running are fulfilled and storage solutions for fabricated parts are identified and made available. This position is also required to help fabrication areas with unloading material, deburring parts, and running the machine to ensure demand is fulfilled.This position requires both direct labor producing product and indirect labor consisting of administrative, training, quality or other duties. The ratio between the direct and indirect labor will likely vary. Key ResponsibilitiesRESULTSCritical 55%

  • Looks ahead at upcoming schedules and recognizes potential needs in parts, equipment, and labor resources and provides status updates to supervisor.
  • Recommends measures to decrease inventory and labor costs, improve efficiency, and leads efforts to implement those measures.
  • Pulls parts accurately, reports work orders, stages material for other shifts.
  • Performs various general labor roles as needed up to and including unloading material, deburring parts, and running production machines. Productivity / Job Knowledge 20%
    • Act as primary point of contact for the facility on 2nd Shift (internal and external). Communicates with Maintenance, Management, or Emergency contacts as required. Secures the facility at the end of shift.
    • Is responsible for ensuring the proper protocol is followed for safety incidents and injuries. This also includes emergency situations and evacuations (Fire, Intruder, Hazardous Spill, Bomb Threat, Tornado).
    • Sends nightly email communication to designated 1st shift personnel.
    • Tracks and measures progress against all defined plant KPIs.
    • Works to pull parts accurately as called out in the Work Orders, on-time or ahead of schedule, and stages materials for other shifts as needed, while adhering to Material Handler standard operating procedures to maintain consistency across all work centers.
    • Checks identification of materials to be moved, cross-references with production schedule or shipping schedule and safely moves to required location. Reports inconsistencies or problems to supervisor.
    • Performs on-going safety walk-through and audits of work area to ensure that employees are aware of all company safety rules and procedures and enforces safety policies. Dependability 15%
      • Demonstrates a good attendance record; is aware of the impact that missing work will have on the customer as well as co-workers.
      • Completes goals/projects on time or ahead of schedule.
      • Responds to work assignments and requests by being cooperative and available.
      • Follows through and meets commitments.
      • Available as a resource to subordinates and/or peers.Safety 10%
        • Follows safety procedures, protocols, policies, and adheres to all SAFESTART concepts, and acts when others are not holding themselves accountable.Total 100%CORE VALUESAct Like an Owner. 20%
          • Leads by example and takes ownership in everything you do and or say.
          • If you see something, say something and follow through until it's right.
          • Treats others with respect and kindness.Be Interested. Stay Interested. 20%
            • Isn't complacent. Seizes opportunities to learn by participating in activities to increase understanding.Create Change. Start With Yourself. 20%
              • Asks "why", is open-minded, and challenges the status quo.
              • Leads and supports changes for the sake of improvement.Seek New Perspectives. 20%
                • Seeks new perspectives from all available sources to challenge your own, and brings them into your decision making process.
                • Involves all stakeholders in making decisions. Is open to input from all sources.Fail Fast. Learn Fast. 20%
                  • Considers long and short-term outcomes when making decisions.
                  • Is fearless.
                  • Readily admits mistakes.Total 100%RequirementsQualifications and Essential Skills:
                    • Two years prior Lead experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred. In absence of prior supervisory experience, candidate should be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills as evidenced through successfully leading projects or other activities.
                    • High School diploma or GED equivalent required. College coursework, including an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in business or technical field, preferred.
                    • Three + years of related material handling or inventory control experience required.
                    • Previous forklift, truck/trailer experience, required
                    • Ability to read tape measure up to 1/32", and ability to interpret dial caliper measurements and hand tools as needed.
                    • Intermediate computer skills are required; must be able to use computer systems to look-up information, clock-in/clock-out, and report work activities. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is required, and Microsoft Outlook is preferred.
                    • Good math skills are required; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
                    • ERP experience is preferred.
                    • Available to work occasional weekends /overtime.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.While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; up to 8 hours in an 8-hour shift. The employee will frequently lift 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds. The employee will push/pull with up to 110 pounds of force. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, or crawl. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently required to balance, climb ladders, or work on platforms to access elevated equipment. Regularly required to sit and interface with computer systems while maintaining high level of concentration.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration, and occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. Employee may be exposed to hazardous chemicals. Employee is required to wear steel toed shoes, gloves, and safety glasses. The noise level in the plant shop environment is moderately loud. May prepare hazardous waste for shipment off site and participates in annual hazardous waste training.

Keywords: New Leader Manufacturing, Cedar Rapids , Line Lead - Material Handler II - 2nd Shift, Professions , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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