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Production Lead 



  • Ensure that all necessary supplies are continuously available for production

  • Responsible for machine/production line set-ups, change overs, and machine process set-up.

  • Must be able to read and understand training manuals, product specifications, production orders, and verify that the correct packaging material and label printing is in use.

  • Able to make minor adjustments and repairs to keep the machine process operational.

  • Understand the expected job rate and monitor hourly for productivity purposes.

  • Make sure the work area is set-up efficiently to provide an environment that will offer the best opportunity for success.

  • Responsible for the quality or the packaged material as it leaves the machine and/or work station.

  • Work with the Quality Department to ensure quality requirements are being met.

  • Must be able to lift up to 25-30 pounds, stand for prolonged periods of time, and squat.

  • Correct all machine and work stations errors as quickly as possible. If necessary, contact Maintenance or Production Supervisor for assistance.

  • Accurate knowledge of production orders and labor allocation forms are required.

  • Ensure that the machine, work stations surround the machines, and daily orders are ran smoothly and are working properly to ensure that we can be effective and efficient in completing our daily orders.

  • Identify if anything is defective in the products or packaging and notify the Quality Department.

  • Order materials as needed using the assigned updated pick sheets.

  • Must be able to distinguish between different types of pallets and make sure the correct pallets are being used.

  • Demonstrate to employees how to perform their expected tasks.

  • Work with Production Supervisor to make sure all orders are being filled and what area orders should be produced in production.

  • Correctly complete the proper paperwork.

  • Ensure that the production floor is a safe environment, free from hazards.

  • Any other duties assigned.

Position Requirements

Education, Training& Experience:

  • High School diploma, or equivalent is preferred.

  • Two years of experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Must meet the Prairie Industries, Incorporated Job Description requirements.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Must have a good working knowledge of all machine functions.

  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate with personnel of varying skills and disciplinary backgrounds.

  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to function cooperatively and effectively in a team environment with peers and personnel in other departments.

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

Physical Activities: Seeing, fingering, grasping, reaching, touching, feeling, hearing.

Level of Physical Requirements: Sedentary to medium work level, lifting and positioning weight loads to 50 pounds.

**Prairie Industries requires a pre-employment drug screen**

Prairie Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Position Team Lead  
Division Prairie Industries  
Location Prairie Industries  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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