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Lead

Madix Inc.
Lead
Full-time
Madix Inc.
General Labor
Madix Inc.
500 Airport Rd
75160 Terrell , TX
Job Description: 

Works under the direction of the Production Supervisor to coordinate the activities of production employees in order to achieve established production goals.   Work as Lead in a production team.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Responsibilities Include: 
  1. Know and understand Madix policies and procedures and comply with all requirements of the quality systems manual, operating and technical procedures and workplace instructions.
  2. Lead and/or train work group by coordinating, delegating, and checking individuals work.
  3. Demonstrate equipment operations, work procedures, safety procedures, and/or assigns employees to experienced workers for mentoring/training and follow up to ensure that the training is sufficient for the employees.
  4. Provide creative leadership and direction to employees to improve operating efficiencies, equipment performance, and ensure safety, quality, and productivity.
  5. Responsible for meeting production quotas with a high rate of accuracy and high level of machine efficiency. Complete work in the time allocated per company labor standards.
  6. Interpret specifications, drawings, and work orders.  Effectively communicate specific instructions to employees in order to meet all requirements.
  7. Set up machines and ensure employees perform daily functions as described on MO’s (Material Orders) and Production Schedule.  Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  8. Participate in the assembly and other related items in the completion of products according to work schedule.
  9. Exercise quality control by comparing the machine produced product to the product’s blueprints templates, and/or specifications. Perform quality checks by evaluating weight, color, size, shape, and/or texture of product.  Measure work pieces to determine accuracy utilizing rulers, templates, or other measuring instruments.
  10. Analyze and resolve work related issues.  Address and communicate corrective action plans for defective materials, parts, equipment, tools and non-standard assembly work or questionable conditions with employees.
  11. Comply with all work related activities in a fair, ethical, and consistent manner.  Notify Production Supervisor of issues and seek direction as needed.
  12. Observe and act upon machine malfunction warnings and alarm signals.
  13. Responsible for quantity counts of material and scrap.
  14. Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, and/or work crew.
  15. Confer with Supervisor on a regular basis regarding employee performance or other issues that affect the work crew.   Suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  16. Maintain accurate information and production records in SAP and RFGEN.  
  17. Meet KPI’s (key performance indicators) and actively participate in production and safety meetings.
  18. Estimate, requisition, and inspect materials. Properly account for materials used.
  19. Support a work environment of continuous improvement and lean initiatives that supports the company and its policies.
  20. Maintain and improve individual skills by keeping up to date with the latest production and production management concepts.
  21. Responsible for keeping track of company tools and equipment.   Ensure that machines, tools, and equipment are cleaned and lubricated in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter. Ensure production floor remains clean and free of debris and spills.
  22. Responsible for conducting turnover at shift change to include status of machines, lines, and product.
  23. Attend mandatory safety training, refresher courses, self- improvement classes, and be an active participant in lean events as directed by Supervisor.
  24. Perform other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: 
  1. Requires knowledge equivalent to 1 to 2 years high school. 
  2. High school diploma/GED Preferred.
  3. Computer skills are a plus.
Special Skills/Abilities/Knoweledge: 
  1. Ability to safely operate material handling equipment, including forklifts and overhead cranes.   Must pass Madix forklift certification.
  2. Ability to safely operate simple hand and power tools such as screw drivers, pliers, cut-off saws, scan guns, etc. and work levers, buttons, and/or foot pedals, use simple gauges and other instruments.
  3. Ability to stand, walk, bend, climb, squat, for prolonged periods.
  4. Must have manual dexterity and strong hand-eye coordination.
  5. Ability to effectively communicate, work and interact with coworkers, supervisors, and managers on all levels.
  6. Strong leadership and multi-tasking ability required. 
  7. Ability to understand and execute instructions/directions and troubleshoot production issues.
  8. Ability to recommend and develop new ideas, approaches, or methods that support the department/company.
  9. Ability to maintain a safe, clean, and organized work area.
  10. Advanced knowledge of products and services provided at location.
  11. Reliable, self-motivated, ambitious, resourceful, and quick learner.  Positive attitude and willingness to accept new challenges.
  12. Must be available to work weekends and/or overtime.
  13. Ability to work and concentrate in a noisy environment.
  14. Ability to wear protective equipment such as earplugs, safety glasses, gloves, boots, respirators, welding helmets, etc., and lift up to 50 lbs.
  15. Good math skills including fractions and angles required.
  16. Ability to read and use a tape measure, protractors, and interpret blueprints or simple drawings required.
  17. Ability to read and write a must.
Work Environment: 
  1. Manufacturing plant environment with extreme fluctuation in temperature.
  2. Dusty and noisy environment.
  3. Exposure to odors and fumes.