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Production Lead

Company: Panduit
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

At Panduit, we want our employees to know they are valued by empowering them to share their unique insights and perspectives which fuels innovation and helps our customers create more meaningful connections. We're looking for candidates who are curious, insightful, collaborative and committed to building a sustainable and connected world.

Become part of Panduit's "Best in the Biz" Team! We have a safety-first culture and we offer competitive benefits , including:
$2,000 sign-on bonus

Multiple healthcare options through Blue Cross Blue Shield

401K company match

3 weeks vacation (plus, 5 sick days and a volunteer day)

Tuition reimbursement

Growth and development opportunities for promotion as soon as 9 months

The Role

Perform all Senior Production Technician and below job responsibilities, and is viewed as the subject matter expert - (SME), for all basic, intermediate and advanced processes, and equipment within the department. Working towards a career path in Supervision/Leadership and is actively taking management classes and has demonstrated leadership skills. Perform team leader functions. This will include, but is not limited to, weekend site supervision, extension of supervisor, and providing work direction to team. Has ability to act as supervisor when required. Self-motivated with a positive attitude and leads by example/mentor. Very high level of mechanical aptitude and ability for operating and troubleshooting all processes within the area. Responsible for programming automation and manual processes, conducts testing trials on new materials, processes and equipment and works closely with engineering, Tool & Die and maintenance.

What You Will Do
Set up & troubleshoot area machines and related production equipment and processes of advanced technologies. (25%)

Advance a work environment of teamwork and collaboration, focused on continuous improvement. Communicate performance expectations, requirements and work direction to the team. Actively involved in continuing leadership competency and lean leadership education. (25%)

Start-up, operation and shutdown of area machines and related production equipment of advanced technology equipment and processes, to produce finished product. (20%)

Work in conjunction with engineering to perform system effectiveness evaluation. Involved with writing area manufacturing and employee related procedures and training materials. (10%)

Primary training expert for less experienced employees. (10%)

Leads active involvement in the identification and elimination of waste associated with all area machines and related production equipment and processes of basic, intermediate and advanced technology. Complete A3's for improvement ideas and leads Kaizen events and other teams to help resolve issues. (10%)

What You Will Bring
Required Degree: High school education or GED equivalent (US) or country equivalent.

Certificate(s): Lead Production Technician training curriculum

Experience: 7+ years of related manufacturing experience

What We Value

Our Core Values are timeless. They define who we are and what is most important to us. They shape our culture and define the character of our company. We believe when we act in ways that are consistent with these values, we can solve any challenge that lies ahead of us.
Quality in all we do
Customers get our best
Innovation everywhere, everyday
Our people make the difference
Integrity always

We thank all those interested in joining the Panduit team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

We do not include cannabis in our comprehensive drug screening process for any position. We will continue to do impairment checks on the job and will test for all drugs and alcohol after any incident.

Panduit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Work Shift

Day (United States of America)

Keywords: Panduit, Orland Park , Production Lead, Professions , Orland Park, Illinois

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