Material Handler 1st Shift Team Leader


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads team and takes ownership of area to continuously improve area 6S resulting in a safer, more productive work environment.
  • Implements process improvements to continuously improve safety, quality, productivity, and work environment.
  • Conducts audits to ensure team members are following standardized operating procedures and adhering to all safety standards.
  • Adheres to all company policies, state and federal regulations.
  • Adheres to facility Emergency Action Plan and assist in defined procedures.
  • Ability to perform reading, writing, and math functions.
  • Maintains daily management boards; analyzes issues and leads problem solving (8D, 5 whys, Cause and effect diagrams, etc.) resulting in effective countermeasures.
  • Trains/cross trains team members in all aspects of their assignments of being able to fully complete work from start to finish according to standard work/work instructions.
  • Assists in onboarding of new employees.
  • Leads daily communication to team members reviewing achievement to area metrics and progress of countermeasures/projects.
  • Support daily communication to Supervisor of issues impacting safety, quality, delivery, and productivity with appropriate countermeasures.
  • Ensures safety compliance of work area (inspections, PPE usage, certifications, labeling, etc)


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School, or Certification with 0-3 years of leadership experience, or its equivalent.
  • Supply chain experience 1-3 years

Additional Qualifications:

  • Operate a forklift or other equipment to transport materials within the factory
  • Practice safe working habits, following safety guidelines to operation and support of company initiatives
  • Enter/maintain/transact materials in Generac ERP
  • Ability to identify and resolve basic problems
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Models positive and professional work ethics.
  • Effective communication skills

Level of Independence: Report to Materials Supervisor.

Supervisors provide the employees with guidance of prioritization of work, periodic follow up, and process/quality resources. Employees are able to operate independently when an employee displays the ability to perform all the key duties listed above.

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