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Team Lead

Full Time

Website Masonite


The Team Lead position is in charge of the production process in the department.  Planning, organizing and recommending strategies to ensure that product is developed safely and in accordance with all specifications.  The Lead is responsible for coordinating employees and assisting with production where needed.


  • Training employees on the proper procedure for their positions following work instructions and quality standards.
  • Managing production schedules and tracking inventory of material throughout the department, staging material, and ensuring material is ticketed and moved to the next stage of production.
  • Collaborating with employees to resolve production and schedule issues, track performance metrics and communicate needs and issues with recommendations for change to supervisor.
  • Lead meetings and participation with employes to communicate instructions, requirements, prints, and any work order changes.
  • Makes fine adjustments to machine to bring part within tolerances and performs routine preventative maintenance and machine set-up if necessary.
  • Operates machinery by performing all duties to run successive pieces, or to perform multiple operations.
  • Contribute to and foster a safe work environment by upholding all safety rules and procedures, asking questions when unsure, and embracing our Target Zero philosophy.
  • Read, understand, and follow production schedules ensuring the right product is manufactured at the right time and at the right place.
  • Follow production job orders and schematics, this position adjusts/sets equipment parameters and ensures applicable parameters are achieved.
  • Gather materials as needed based on established production schedules to ensure a continuous and efficient process.
  • Perform quality checks throughout the production process, ensuring manufacturing specifications are achieved.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively to support product flow through plant.
  • Maintain downtime records and production information as appropriate.
  • Perform housekeeping and other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or GED preferred but not required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).


  • At least three years of previous manufacturing experience required.
  • Basic math skills with ability to perform basic math calculations, such as, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  Plus, knowledge of fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to read a tape measure accurately.
  • Ability to compare actual measurements to specifications and determine if finished product is acceptable quality.
  • Ability to use hand tools, power tools and drive fork trucks and use push carts in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Able to read and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule format.
  • Ability to work in a team environment; good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to change.
  • Good hand/eye coordination.


  • Ability to understand English preferred but not required.

Expected Behaviors:

  • Self-motivated;
  • Flexibility;
  • Position is hands on requires Manufacturing floor mobility.
  • Work well with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must have the ability to read and write.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand.
  • The employee is frequently required to perform repetitive motions.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk, use hands to feel or handle, and to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to bend, stoop, twist, push, pull, talk, and hear.
  • The employee must be able to lift up to 50lbs and on occasion, 20 lbs. regularly, 10 lbs. frequently; also to sit, kneel and stoop.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working amongst moving parts, oil, grease, coolants, fumes and other airborne particulates which can become hazardous under certain circumstances.

Note: This is not an exhaustive list of all job duties.  Masonite reserves the right to change job duties or responsibilities as business needs change.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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