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Job Title: PreProduction Lead
Position Objective: The PreProduction Lead provides technical and mechanical guidance and assistance as the resident expert on printing for troubleshooting and training. Participate in production performance metrics and tracking. Drive continuous improvement efforts, and lead
Job Description Role and Responsibilities:
Provide input and assistance to employees and management team on technical issues, problems and potential resolution(s) in a timely manner for a specified area.
Regularly spends 50% or more of their time on any machine.
Help associates understand technical and mechanical trouble-shooting for a specified area.
Teach associates tools and techniques to increase technical and mechanical knowledge and familiarity to enable them to successfully resolve production problems
Provide immediate support when their process is down and operate equipment when necessary i.e. coverage for vacation, absence, breaks, etc.
Review job tickets and verify stock, inks, and dies are available and used as specified.
Ensures that product is printed according to specifications by communicating expectations to Operators.
Provide second sign off for Operators with regard to Quality inspections as needed.
Conduct training on subjects such as safety, SOPs, and standard work. Follow up to ensure its being followed.
Work closely with the Quality department regarding quality improvement efforts.
Drive SQDC improvement in their respective area.
Participate in Root Cause Countermeasure activities to identify areas where improvement is needed and put a plan in motion to address those areas.
Ensure 6S visual scans are completed as well as 6S standards followed thru sustainment activities.
Lead and encourage participation in continuous improvement efforts in value stream to ensure waste reduction, cost savings, increase speed, and on time delivery.
Cascade critical information such as new techniques, procedures, practices, and guidelines to appropriate individuals such as operators.
Partner to the Value Stream Managers on key technical issues, including new product introductions, custom services, cost management, and quality assurance.
Interface with multiple manufacturing teams while coordinate efforts with Value Stream Managers,
Supervisors and other Leads to ensure accomplishment of overall plant objectives.
Ensure safety, quality and operating standards and procedures are implemented and adhered in value stream.
Report and participate in safety incident investigation while maintaining a safe work environment.
Participate in Safety Committee Meetings as a member and provide feedback regarding any safety concerns or successes.
Duties may be change or additional duties assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED is required.
Two to five years of Operator experience. Must have knowledge of machines, tools, and technology.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and coordinate priorities simultaneously; good time management,
planning and organizing skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills to facilitate conversations with co-workers, management.
Promote a working environment that encourages employee involvement to achieve operational
Ability to make independent and sound decisions based on available information.
Experience with critical thinking, creative problem solving and strong influential skills is highly desired.
Works in a manufacturing environment and will be required to wear hearing, foot, and/or other personal protective equipment while performing duties in a manufacturing setting. May, on a continuous basis, stand for a long period of time and stoop and kneel frequently. May handle, feel and reach for items in and around press area, also write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Some walking and lifting and/or move up to 50 lbs. may be required. Vision: close vision, distance and color vision to distinguish color variations, peripheral and depth perception as well as the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually medium to loud. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Must be able to work overtime
as required by workload and customer mandated deadlines. The physical demands described above 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.
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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).