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Production Worker, Lead - Multiple Shifts

Company: Scepter
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Scepter, a Myers Industries Company (NYSE: MYE), is a leading manufacturer of portable plastic containers for marine, consumer and military applications. Through smart choices and smarter design, the business doubled in size, started winning innovation awards, and earned a full 95% of the global marine fuel tank market. For the military, Scepter developed better packaging for the safe handling and storage of heavy caliber ammunition, converting from metal to plastic as the new standard. Their military fuel can is known by armies the world over as a "Scepter Can." When Scepter turned its attention to the retail market, the company soon became trusted throughout the world for producing rugged, ergonomic, and easy-to-use fuel containers. Steady growth and expansion ensured Canada operations were strengthened with the purchase of a key facility in the heartland of America.Job Type: Full-time PermanentShift Schedule: Multiple ShiftsBenefits: after 30 daysPay rate: $15 - $16 per hourJob OverviewThe Lead is directly responsible for leading the shift of Production Operators to ensure that all blow molding production activities are carried out in a safe, efficient, and effective manner.Duties and Responsibilities--- Owns and drives productivity, quality and schedule attainment for the shift.--- Coordinates daily production schedule to develop rotation based on scheduling needs while ensuring training needs are met.--- Learns processing of blow molding equipment. Observes machines and equipment in operation for malfunctions. Able to start and stop all machinery.--- Performs production duties and fills-in as required to relieve employees for breaks, absenteeism, and vacations.--- Conducts training of new employees and retraining as required.--- Leads 5S activities through the shift. Requires clean-up of work areas on a daily basis.--- Learns and understands LEAN tools and their use and is a champion in leading the usage of these tools and behaviors for the shift.--- Continually Monitors and assesses personnel and coaches them on ergonomics, behavior, participation, cross-training, etc.--- Promotes a positive safety culture by ensuring all safety policies and procedures are being followed.--- Assists in administering an effective employee relations program which ensures employee needs are met while helping to provide overall support with production operations.--- Implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements to production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.--- Ensures all non-conforming reports are filled out, coordinated and closed properly. ---- Reviews employee training data and coordinates with supervisors to ensure all training needs are met.--- Responsible for filling out and reporting the daily management board metrics to stake holders. ---- Acts as Supervisor in their absence and completes all daily reports as needed.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities--- Must be able to operate, understand, and transfer knowledge of all machinery and equipment--- Must be able to communicate workplace hazards--- Forklift certification from Scepter required--- Minimum of one-year forklift experience preferred--- Strong reading and mathematical skills required--- Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and leadership skills required--- Computer literacy, Microsoft Office products requiredEducation and Experience--- High school diploma or equivalent required--- Two to four years of production experience preferred.Work Conditions & Physical RequirementsThe physical demands and work environment characteristics described here 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.Work conditions consistent with a manufacturing environment. Frequent exposure to manufacturing operations requires the ability to use all necessary safety equipment. Standing, walking, stooping, and bending are frequent and required. Must be able to tolerate repetitive motions for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand for at least 8 hours on concrete surface is required. Must be able to tolerate extreme temperatures.#sceptr123Myers Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Keywords: Scepter, Springdale , Production Worker, Lead - Multiple Shifts, Other , Miami, Arkansas

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