Manufacturing Team Leader Job Description

Manufacturing Team Leader Job Description

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Manufacturing Team Leader Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reports machine and equipment malfunctions to maintenance personnel, perform assigned SAP transactions, prepare periodic reports and complete special projects
Supervise shift activities in the Compounding department to assure achievement of LAP goals and objectives
Execute daily production schedule to assure maximum labor usage and to minimize or eliminate scrap and quality holds, in accordance with LAP policies and applicable laws and regulations, select, reward, discipline, train and develop employees
Maintains appropriate levels of labor, scrap, data integrity, and schedule attainment, quality, up time, run time, cycle time, and housekeeping
Recommends change in working conditions and use of equipment to increase the efficiency of the department
Supervise the activities of all personnel on assigned shift
Assure that personnel issues or operational conditions are properly dealt with during the shift, including but not limited to, safety and medical emergencies, personnel issues, regulatory agency interaction, and technical (process) issues
Supervise the completion of routine inspections and regulatory interaction
Participate actively in the safety process to identify and correct safety issues
Submit suggestions to improve safety and safety improvement implementation

Manufacturing Team Leader Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Manufacturing Team Leader

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PPI, ASQ, OSHA, CPIM, APICS

Education for Manufacturing Team Leader

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the manufacturing team leader job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Technical, Science, Business, Chemistry, Biology, Associates, Education, Leadership

Skills for Manufacturing Team Leader

Desired skills for manufacturing team leader include:

SAP
Excel
Power Point
Microsoft Windows
Office Suite
Related systems
GMP requirements in a healthcare
Pharmaceutical facility
6 Sigma
Computer applications and current software is desirable

Desired experience for manufacturing team leader includes:

Requires a minimum of 3 years of manufacturing experience
Arrange and put together raw materials, partially finished or finished products according to specifications
Monitors employees in sensor, gas detection areas
ESD
Experience in developing, supporting and maintaining strong relationships w/respective program IBT lead/team end using customer
BA/BS degree is preferred, relevant work experience considered

Manufacturing Team Leader Examples

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Manufacturing Team Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a manufacturing team leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing team leader
  • Providing effective communication to employees through crew meetings, electronic mail, daily 'walks' / glass walls
  • Coordinates the activity of building specification book, installing and homologating new equipment and processes
  • Coordinates the installation of new products on the productions equipment's
  • Defines the need of new equipment and follows up the acquisition process
  • Defines, follows up and propose improvements for equipment's efficiency
  • Offers support in Health Safety Environmental​ and quality actions
  • Builds a high performing team through training and engagement
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements daily operations by shift of a production department
  • Lead and manage the Process Engineering Teams within budget and to plan, using best practice technologies, innovation, and people development
  • Support the daily and strategic needs of the site in terms of meeting the requirements for capacity, availability, quality standards and compliant documentation as part of the sustaining engineering function ongoing and preventative maintenance to minimize equipment down-time and ensuring equipment process stability
Qualifications for manufacturing team leader
  • Role is a first shift role
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations, ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables, ability to apply basic engineering principles
  • Experience in FDA/ISO regulated (Medical Device) industry preferred
  • Ensures that production equipment is properly staffed and that adequate/trained personnel at all levels are available to effectively carry out production operations and meet production schedules
  • 4 years experience with related Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years’ experience with related Master’s degree
  • Due to ITAR, all candidates must be US Person or current Green Card holders
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Manufacturing Team Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a manufacturing team leader. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for manufacturing team leader
  • Providing input to operational budget and will have an understanding of financial drivers
  • Must have Lock-out tags after 6 months?
  • Air shutoff locations
  • Review weekly production schedule and work with the Planning department on capacity and scheduling issues
  • Asset and supply management
  • Participate on OpEx teams and attend training sessions as required
  • Uphold and expect safe work practices
  • Lead implementation of process and procedure changes throughout assigned areas
  • Develop and manage training plans for operators and support personnel for the team
  • Ensure all employees are continually provided with appropriate job related training and education
Qualifications for manufacturing team leader
  • Good knowledge about processes for assembly / mechanical machining industry
  • Knowledge related to quality assurance
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in production, maintenance or technical department
  • Skills of planning and coordination
  • Post-secondary degree in Science, Engineering, Operations Management or similar area of study
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of manufacturing / production experience, preferably in food processing, pharma or consumer packaged goods industries
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Manufacturing Team Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a manufacturing team leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing team leader
  • Monitors repair and construction to ensure adherence to quality standards
  • Provides positive and negative feedback to employees verbally and in writing
  • Supervising all hourly colleagues on in their area/shift in the performance of their duties, coordinates manpower in support of achieving schedules while monitoring and driving employee and equipment productivity (improve uptime and efficiency) to achieve optimum results in the areas of quality, production, health and safety, costs of goods
  • Supervision and execution of pharmaceutical processing activities in the API building, (milling and dispensing) and support locations, to meet clearly stated operating objectives
  • Responsible for leading the operations excellence program in API and delivering on the Continuous Improvement Plan for the area
  • Act as key point of technical contact for API Business Unit
  • Liaise with Supply chain & program management group to ensure effective planning, scheduling and execution of commercial and NPI clinical manufacturing
  • Ensure successfully review, amendment and implementation of changes to SOPs and managing CAPAs
  • Liaise with the relevant departments & customers in the introduction and execution of NPIs Projects
  • Work closely with the API leadership team to ensure interdepartmental activities are planned and executed safely
Qualifications for manufacturing team leader
  • Able to communicate clearly, both written and verbally, to all levels of the organization
  • Keeping the record of the materials transferred to production finished products and residue components
  • Education is not lower than full school education
  • Experience at least 1 year
  • Must have training in supervision of employees
  • Must be able to effectively communicate to each member of the production team
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Manufacturing Team Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manufacturing team leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing team leader
  • Lead Daily G.O
  • Must be able to produce a high volume of quality product while achieving strong customer demands and aggressive due dates
  • Knowledgeable on cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) for the Medical Industry is a plus
  • Must be able to read English, perform basic arithmetic calculations and work with alpha/numeric part numbers
  • Blue print reading skills will enhance future job progression
  • Must be able to understand and read measuring devices such as a ruler, micrometer, dial indicator, and ohm meter
  • Associates must be able to identify an acceptable part defective part
  • Self-sufficient requiring little to no supervision
  • Experienced at handling complex issues, independently with effective results
  • Strategize on best practices
Qualifications for manufacturing team leader
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required to interact effectively with different authority levels and personnel
  • Must be flexible with regards to job assignments as days, hours and support tasks may vary depending on production needs
  • Will work with area supervisors and managers and other operations resources to address employee and process issues
  • Championing lean initiatives such as 5S and TEOA activities
  • Must be able to pull a peak force of 80 lbs
  • Bachelor-s Degree in Engineering preferred (ME, CE or EE) 1 - 3 years of experience
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Manufacturing Team Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a manufacturing team leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for manufacturing team leader
  • Supports Design for Manufacturing and Value Engineering initiatives and is able to apply lean manufacturing techniques/continuous improvements as a means to eliminate waste and deliver products to customer’s expectations
  • Investigates new processes and methodologies to provide competitive advantages for the business within the Supply Chain and potential future suppliers
  • Utilises and develops visual management tools to track performance and monitor the leading indicators (KPI’s) that impact quality, cost and delivery
  • Supports with the completion of PFMEA’s and implementation of associated risk reduction activities in line with LCM requirements
  • Supports with the manufacturing recurring and non-recurring costs at bid stage, seeks to achieve the target cost reductions through product development and process improvement
  • To provide Manufacturing Engineering support to suppliers
  • Actively supports with the development needs of the team to ensure team capability and flexibility meet the business needs
  • Acts as a mentor and coach to Safety Coordinators
  • Serves as a resource for new Safety Coordinators using a mentor on-boarding process
  • Conducts training on safety concepts and tools
Qualifications for manufacturing team leader
  • The facilities exhibit inside temperatures ranging from -35 to 130 degrees
  • Production floors can be wet and slippery due to various residues including product, water and chemical
  • Process Control design and implementation
  • Maintain overtime log and call in replacements to cover absenteeism and call offs
  • PPE - Standard PPE required, candidates must provide their own safety shoes, other PPE will be provided
  • Associates Degree in an applicable or Technical field is preferred

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