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Lube-Tech is a privately held petrochemical manufacturing and distribution company. Since 1925, Lube-Tech and its founding companies have demonstrated an employee-first, customer-focused approach. As the Midwest?s leading go-to resource for advanced lubrication and energy solutions, Lube-Tech?s mission is to make tomorrow a little bit better than today for each other, our customers, and our communities.
Lube-Tech is a proud recipient of the 2019 Top Workplace award, issued by the Minneapolis Star Tribune!
The Group Lead will direct and coordinate day-to-day production activities. This person will plan, organize, and carry out objectives related to production efficiency; utilization, safety, productivity, and quality. This position will ensure that customer needs are met through appropriate day-to-day allocation of people, equipment and assets in the production operations of the plant and will work with the management team, customers, and Lube-Tech personnel to prioritize tasks and assign resources cost effectively to meet the customers? needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position primarily works 1st or 2nd shift in the Shreveport warehouse as assigned. However, this person needs to have flexibility in their hours to work either shift, weekends, and as business dictates.
Function within the guidelines of the Lube-Tech ?Team Ground Rules? and Mission Statement
Oversee activities in the production area to meet production goals, safety, quality, and cost objectives
Plan and coordinate the flow of materials through the production area, from raw materials to finished products
Participate in plant continuous improvement / change over reduction activities and process
Assist in maintaining product quality through Finished Parts Document controls
Develop and implement operating procedures designed to eliminate production problems and improve quality
Plan and oversee the maintenance of assets that are critical to production
Provide recommendations on facility maintenance, quality and/or plant improvements
Maintain plant cleanliness such that customer tours can be a positive marketing experience
Plan and administer policies and procedures
Ensure employees are following safety rules and safe practices
Make budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor
Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications, and operating or production problems
Analyze and identify the cause for quality or production problems
Become proficient in the use of Lube-Tech?s manufacturing & inventory control system(JDE)
Analyze production specifications and plant capacity data and perform mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and manpower requirements
Develop and maintain efficiency, productivity, and quality measurements
Present measurements to management on a predetermined basis
Select and develop personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function
Assist in developing training procedures to move the company to be best in class
Provide an emphasis on safety to ensure compliance with all pertinent government regulations and provide a safe environment for employees
Minimal travel required for this position
Perform other duties as required or assigned
Education:High school diploma or equivalent
Experience and/or Training:
Minimum of 4 years manufacturing related to packaging business and production line operation
Minimum of 2 years? supervisory experience
Understanding of KPMs and manufacturing processes
General Quality & Safety Awareness
Understanding of Lean Principles
Strong communication & Organizational skills
Ability to read and understand Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Basic Microsoft Office proficiency
Inventory Management System (JDE)
Understand laptops and projectors for training purpose
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
Employee must have the ability to lift/carry up to 60 pounds occasionally and push/pull 76-100 pounds occasionally.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or use hands, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
Work in extreme heat (>80 degrees) during summer in the Warehouse and Production area. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) ? safety eye glasses and safety steel-toe shoes are required. Safety concerns to include heavy products, light and heavy-duty machinery, forklifts, working in a congested and high activity warehouse. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.
Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
Health Savings Account
Traditional Medical Plan
401(K) Plan with Company match
Profit Sharing Plan
Short and Long Term Disability
Paid Time Off
Group Critical Illness
Lube-Tech is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. Qualified applicants including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply