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Line Production Lead

Pewaukee, WI 531860404

Posted: 06/13/2024 Job Number: 736390 Pay Rate: 22.00 Industry: Automotive

Job Description

Position Title: Line Production Lead

Wage: $22-$26/hour

Shift: 1st

Hours: 5:45am-2:15pm

QPS Employment Group is hiring a Line Production Lead for a company in Pewaukee, WI. Under the supervision of the Production Supervisor, the Line Production Lead shall be responsible for the daily management of the assigned production area. This is an associate to hire opportunity.

Line Production Lead Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Understand safety requirements and apply them to training associates, procedures/processes, and daily management of associates
- Understand quality requirements and apply them to training associates, procedures/processes, and daily management of associates
- Understand run-rate requirements and work to ensure that training of associates, procedures/processes, and daily management of associates align with the stated rates
- Be the main point of contact for assigned production area and proactively work with Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance, Quality, Procurement, etc., to satisfy stated run-rates
- Help create and maintain processes to identify and drive improvement activities in all areas (Manufacturing, Maintenance, Quality, Procurement, etc.)
- Train (and maintain) associates under your responsibility and maintain the training logs and any associated documentation
- Be part of the build process when necessary
- Check schedule daily, understand a minimum of the 5-day demand (may be longer for different areas), and plan accordingly (human resources, inventory levels, etc.)
- Understand and maintain stated productivity levels (labor hours required for the desired rate) and react accordingly
- Ensure that all associates clock in and out of jobs correctly
- Support GEMBA walks
- Perform weekly 5S audits and associated actions
- Elevate issues that are not being addressed
- Consistent and timely use of accountability tools
- Backup to Production Lead
- Follow policies and procedures according to Quality Management System
- All other duties as assigned

Line Production Lead Requirements:
- High school degree or GED
- Some assembly experience
- Apply a positive attitude to situations
- A high sense of urgency (ex. Quality issues, procurement, maintenance, etc.); reacting quickly and communicating immediately
- Ability to define problems and establish facts; ability to assist to define the root cause of issue starting to use problem-solving tools, including behavioral opportunities
- Demonstrated proactive communication in terms of meeting behavioral and line goals
- Ability to lead team (line); assign tasks based on line-level activity
- Ability to manage/facilitate but may require assistance; identify stakeholders
- Sufficient technical knowledge to manage (set-up, adjust if required, troubleshoot before calling for support) stand-alone pieces of equipment
- Clear understanding of line-specific assembly techniques, including training; enforcement of rate expectations
- Ability to set up and verify set-up, including tooling fixtures and dies as well as electronic test and data capturing; ability to complete 1st pc/last pc inspections
- Knowledge of test standards and what design considerations are needed to meet them; resource for testing issues and troubleshooting
- Understand cost and timing goals; focus on line efficiencies and make decisions based on improvements thereof
- Understand business systems as it relates to their position; understand inventory management and basic troubleshooting related to inventory management on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis; drive line rates and resource requirements
- Clear understanding and application of LEAN; a clear understanding of VSM
- Mechanical aptitude
- Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.

Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
- Over 30 years of staffing experience

Best of all, our services are 100% free to job seekers!
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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