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Production Team Leader - Injection-Plastipak - Westland, MI

Company: Plastipak
Location: Westland
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Job Description:

Plastipak Packaging is a global industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and recycling of plastic rigid containers. Our list of customers include some of the worlds most recognized and respected brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and Pepsi, just to name a few. Our commitment to our employees is demonstrated in numerous awards for innovation, environmental sustainability, and corporate citizenship. Plastipak follows industry leading protocols to address COVID-19, including regular disinfection, electrostatic cleaning and temperature sensing kiosks at most locations. We strictly adhere to all CDC guidelines to provide a safe working environment for our associates and visitors; including face coverings, social distancing, and hand sanitizer stations. Named one of America's Best Employers in Michigan by Forbes in 2020, ? Plastipak offers many great benefits, including: MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCEPAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYSPART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCHTUITION ASSISTANCECOMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITYDEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTTELEMEDICINEPET INSURANCETECHNICAL SKILLS TRAININGLEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIESREFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM In order to process your job application, Plastipak collects and stores the personal information that you submit via this website. Please refer to Plastipak's Privacy Policy to understand how Plastipak uses and protects the information that you provide. Plastipak is an equal opportunity employer. Position Description: The Injection Team Leader is responsible to act in accordance with the policies set forth in the current procedures manual. They are responsible for and have the authority to direct, train, and motivate Shift Team Members in a safe and efficient manner ensuring production of a quality product. Responsibilities: Ability to adhere to the attendance and punctuality policy.Control costs in the areas of quality, efficiency, downtime and scrap.Accountable for the development of a Lean Culture. Ensure all 6S tasks and tools are being utilized and adhered to.Focus on Continuous Improvement in the areas of maintenance, safety, quality reliability, scrap and productivity.Work in harmonious manner with Team Leaders and Area Leaders in all departments on all shifts to achieve the established objectives and build our teams.Works in a safe and efficient manner at all times, monitors team members for safe practices and mentors best methods.Follows and enforces company and local work rules, safety rules, GMP, policies, procedures and work instructions.Direct and Monitor the work flow and daily work functions of the cell team in conjunction with the Team Leader (includes scheduled down time and over time hours).Actively responsible for participating in individual team members' development, engagement and necessary training requirements moving them along in their career path. To include technical criteria & training path completion and mentoring.Effectively and efficiently schedule and monitor team members' breaks and lunch periods.Actively facilitate and participate in team meetings.Write, conduct and maintain performance evaluation process.Input and administer disciplinary actions.Ensure all accidents and near misses are reported and assist in follow up analysis.Maintain focus and are accountable for internal and external measures.Ensure production schedule is on track. Monitoring reliability, scrap, customers needs and down time.Ensure quality product through proper testing, data entry into SAP and observation.Identify, prioritize & report problems with recommended solutions to be addressed during scheduled down times.Reports the effectiveness and performance of the production activities to the department manager.Monitors changeovers, productivity and scrap.Assists and guides in machinery and quality problems in the production area.Initial associate relations representative.Maintain the department's daily production and team reports. Including updating the production board.Verify that maintenance tasks are completed and parts used are documented in SAP.Inspects line set ups and continuously monitors operations and supplies.Acts as back up production technician as necessary.Initiate action for food safety issues.Miscellaneous related duties as assigned Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree5 to 10 years of relevant manufacturing experience and/or Four year degree in a related technical field such as Plastics Technology, Packaging, or Engineering Relevant mechanical aptitude and technical knowledge Strong Leadership skills (as demonstrated through the hiring process)Team orientedStrong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills (as demonstrated through the hiring process)Self-motivated and flexible on job assignmentsProficient in computers and programs.Able to multitask in a faced-paced environmentPossess a strong customer focusHigh level of personal integrityPossess strong safety focusMust have a more than acceptable performance evaluation score (if internal candidate)Internal training requirements for current position (if internal candidate) must be completed and up to dateMust be out of orientation period and in good company standing (if internal candidate, no final warnings)Be able to demonstrate SAP knowledge and transaction competencePossess technical skills and a willingness to continuously learn through trainingStrong mathematical and analytical skills (as demonstrated by testing, transcripts, references and/or experience)Lifting Requirements: 25 - 75 lbs.Vision Requirements: close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focusConstant: Use arms, hands, and fingers to feel and/or reach, speak, and listenFrequent: Push and/or pull carts/bins, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawlOccasional: Sit, climb, and balanceEnvironment: Exposed to high levels of noise Why should you apply? You may be eligible for: MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCEPAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYSPART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCHTUITION ASSISTANCECOMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITYDEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTTELEMEDICINE PET INSURANCETECHNICAL SKILLS TRAININGLEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIESREFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

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