EXTRUSION TEAM LEAD - #8238047
YKK AP America Inc.
Our company culture is built upon YKK’s philosophy called the CYCLE OF GOODNESS™. We believe that providing value and being fair to our customers and our employees is what makes us a successful company in return. Guided by our core values and fundamental behaviors, we strive to foster a caring company, committed employees and challenging work that benefits our employees, customers, and communities. We offer competitive compensation packages, training and advancement opportunities. YKK AP America provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide the security they need to enjoy life at home and at work. By providing a high level of benefit coverage at a reasonable cost to the employee, we hope to foster a long and productive employment relationship.
The purpose of this position is to carry out duties in accordance with overseeing and coordinating the department’s daily productivity and production by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.
Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities
Review equipment at the start of each shift.
Assists Press Operator with head/tail stretcher, cooling table, saw table, chip collector, loading machine pallet conveyor and aging oven. Adjust equipment when necessary to ensure proper operation.
Inspect products for quality and defects using visual observations as well as calipers and a Webster Hardness Tester
- Identify defective product and determine possible causes and make adjustments as needed to equipment.
Support maintenance on preventive maintenance and downtime events as needed.
Cover overtime as needed for other Shift Leads or Press Operator absences.
Coordinates daily production requirements via dispatch schedule and coordinates the sequencing of materials through the process to ensure efficient utilization of resources.
Ensures work area and all shift employees follow safety regulations to include but not limited PPE, confined space, spill control, lockout tagout, 5S and general working conditions.
Conduct monthly safety topic meetings with employee(s).
Reviews and recommends to Department Leadership any measures to improve the department and areas to include but not limited to production methods, equipment, quality, safety, and service, performance of the equipment and individual’s shift responsibilities.
Assists with the training and development of their individual crew.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus 1 - 3 years of experience within the extrusion department or manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Minorities / Women / Veterans / Disabled
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