Team Leader Production (3rd Shift)

Job Function:

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Position Summary:

Lead a team responsible for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Participate in making decisions affecting the work and the employees performing that work.  The hours for this shift 10:00pm to 6:30am

Essential Functions:                                                      

  • Lead manufacturing employees within an area of responsibility on a variety of processes and operations
  • Assign work and instruct operators on proper work techniques, quality and safety procedures, and housekeeping requirements.
  • Check and arrange for the availability of materials, tools, and fixtures
  • Perform a variety of direct labor and other functions within the group to maintain the flow of work efficiently to ensure on-time completion
  • Audit the work of others and ensures all quality procedures are being followed and that nothing leaves the department unless it meets all requirements
  • Assist with evaluating the performance of team members against their job requirements and performance goals with the support of the supervisor
  • Perform supervisory tasks except for employee discipline and time approvals with the support of the supervisor
  • Perform internal process audits as required, report all findings
  • Analyze and report on materials, processes, and products that may cause production disruptions
  • Assist with production posting and inventory accuracy within the cell
  • Communicate drawing and or BOM (Bill of Materials) discrepancies to Engineering
  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Contribute to team effort by training others in the performance of inspection tasks as needed
  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to supervise and coordinate department activities comprised of diverse tasks and demanding schedules.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex drawings and schematics and explain to others
  • Must have intermediate computer skills in MS Word and Excel  Experience using an ERP system desirable
  • Must be able to understand and apply elements of corrective and preventive actions


  • 4+ years of experience performing work in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience leading a team desirable

Physical Demands: (The work is classified as Medium – Heavy Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles) Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)

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