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Team Leader - 1st Shift Opportunity

Company: Midway Products Group
Location: North Vernon
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

1st Shift Position

  • Oversee the set up and safe operation of department. Delegate authority and responsibility while maintaining control.
  • Organize department for meeting production schedules and quality goals. Coordinate the efforts of individuals and the department.
  • Knowledgeable in the technical aspects of equipment, processes and tools. Will work with other manufacturing, maintenance, tool & die, and management members to assist in the efficient operation of the cell(s) and plant
  • Completes all pertinent paperwork in an accurate and timely manner: up-time sheets,
  • Production reports, tags, checklists, pareto charts, efficiency reports, etc.
  • Teach, train, coach and assist team members in the set-up procedures and audit the teams performance.
  • Know and verify the machine parameters including palm button safety.
  • Responsible for periodic cycle checks.
  • Promote teamwork, quality, and good housekeeping and ensure a safe work environment.
  • Able to assist Area Manager in cost saving activities by generating ideas and assisting in implementation.
  • Has the authority & responsibility to start and stop production operations, to address operational and quality issues, uses gages and other measuring instruments as required for insuring customer requirements are maintained.
  • Complete checklists and pareto charts to document the status of production parts or machinery, and to directly seek assistance from all available plant resources to ensure the daily operation of the team.
  • Responsible to lead daily team meetings in planning and communicating team activities for the shift.
  • Has the authority and responsibility to coordinate rotation of job assignments for team members.
  • Has the authority and responsibility to evaluate each team member's performance according to the evaluation schedule.
  • Promotes a positive work environment as well as promotes continuous improvement activities.
  • Maintains a safe working environment including the use of PPE, and compliance with all safety rules and procedures.
  • Ensures that all team members adhere to and update as needed, all TS16949 operator and work instructions, tagging, forms and logs to maintain compliance as required.
  • Communicates and coordinates the flow of information to and from other areas of the organization for the team.
  • Coordinates the activities of council members in keeping team members informed and provides opportunities for input.
  • Must have problem solving skills and be able to generate unique alternative solutions.
  • Must have knowledge of the organization's structure, policy culture, resources and information sources.
  • Work with area managers in areas of job assignments including performance issues maintenance, and inventory needs.
  • Maintain cooperative attitudes with employees. Treats all team members with dignity and respect.
  • Perform any tasks necessary to meet company goals and requirements.


    • Candidate must successfully pass the required testing and interview process. Good attendance record is required.
    • Training and experience: Must have high school diploma or the equivalent, and be able to attend a vocational program to complete the necessary training including but not limited to Positive Leadership, Quick Die Change, Team Building, Continuous Improvement, and Kaizen participation. Have good oral and written communication skills.


      • Ability to lead, train and motivate a team.


        • Team leader must be able to stand on the concrete floor for the duration of work shift, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, bend to the floor, and use arms and hands. Exert up to 25 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and 5 to 25 pounds of force frequently. Visual precision is needed for visually inspecting parts for quality, reading documents, machine gauges, and precision measuring instruments.


          • Works in a stamping and assembly factory environment. The employee is subject to high noise levels from operating machines, and physical hazards from moving equipment and machine parts, and the press apparatus.
          • Team leader may be hired to work in a specific area, however, all team leaders are expected to be able to work in all production areas in order to promote productivity, quality and safety.

            Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

            The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midway Products Group, Bloomington , Team Leader - 1st Shift Opportunity, Hospitality & Tourism , North Vernon, Indiana

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