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Production Team Leader

Mount Airy, NC - Plant


Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Other duties may be assigned.

Production: (45%)

  • Prepares for shift by checking production conditions with previous shift's Team Leader, orders, and scheduling production on machines.  Ensures all material supplies are adequate for shift operation. 
  • Conducts pre-shift meetings: Checks for absentees, make necessary adjustments; distributes job assignments and informs employees of changes or events within the company.  Communicates plant goals/concerns to associates.
  • Contacts each employee several times during the shift.  Checks machines for proper operation and safety devices.  Provides training, guidance, and motivation in all aspects manufacturing process and computer systems, as well as sets a good example.
  • Monitors materials used in production.  Makes adjustments in computer system as needed.
  • Trains lead person in all aspects of position to fill in during Team Leader's absence.
  • Checks completed orders.  Makes corrections on computer entries as needed.  Provides additional training to the employee on the computer system.
  • Supervises other employees in absence of their supervisor, keeps supervisor informed after return to production area.
  • Recognition of Employees - Carries out company and location recognition programs.


General: (45%)

  • Prepares daily reports; production; employee reports regarding, counseling, etc.; purchase requisitions; and work orders for maintenance.  Must be familiar with computer software and applications to be used.
  • Checks time clock for exceptions and enters vacation, jury duty, holiday hours, etc.
  • Attends all staff meetings, daily production meetings, and scheduled inventories.
  • Assists Home Office as needed.


Safety: (5%)

  • Conducts visual inspections of plant to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Enforces use of safety equipment.
  • Trains forklift operators to qualify for licensing
  • Conducts safety training and leads monthly safety meetings
  • Conducts accident investigation
  • Recommends changes in policies and procedures to prevent accidents and illness


Quality: (5%)

  • Checks quality of finished product early in shift to make adjustments as needed for improvement.
  • Knows ASTM requirements for the finished products and ensures that product meets or exceeds requirements.
  • Checks with Quality Assurance Department on test results for welders and draw machines to insure that only top quality product is being produced.

May be required to back up other positions as directed.


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. 

Directly supervises 25-30 employees in the Production Department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, checking, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; costs; operation methods; maintaining quality standards; maintaining quantity standards; and carrying out established policy.

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Employee Benefits

  • Health Care Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-paid Life
  • Company-paid AD&D
  • Company-paid Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings & Retirement Plan
  • Incentive Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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