Assembly Department Lead-2nd Shift

Website Small Parts


Provides supervisory and leadership responsibilities including training employees: planning, assigning, and directing work; and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  Works with the Assembly Manager to appraise assembler performance. Serves as a working setup lead by running equipment when not actively performing setup.


  • Performs Assembly Operator functions and responsibilities
  • Performs scheduled change overs based on production schedule
  • Troubleshoots and performs basic repairs on equipment
  • Assigns team members to different workstations based on needs
  • Assists with resolution of data entry issues
  • Requests needed parts from Material Handlers or may manually get the components themselves via the hand-jack
  • Ensures product is moved to staging area in a timely manner for transport
  • Interprets policies to workers and enforces safety regulations
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew
  • Assembles various components manually and/or uses machines and fixtures provided for each application
  • Trains employees; plans, assigns and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems


  • Ability to direct work instructions, process instructions and Small Parts quality policies
  • Safety Focused
  • Strong analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Accountable and dependable
  • Ability to be accurate and thorough
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Identifies and leverages employee strengths
  • Team builder; leads, coaches, mentors and provides positive recognition to employees


Directly supervises employees of a specified area or group within the Assembly Department.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Ability and desire to problem solve and carry out instructions
  • Able to read, write and speak fluent English; ability to present to small groups (employees, customers, etc.)
  • Ability to accurately complete mathematics functions
  • Ability to measure parts with calipers, micrometers, or various job specific gages
  • Ability to use shipping scales to weigh, count parts and apply adhesive labels to containers
  • Computer literacy in basic programs required (Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Plex ERP and computer learnability)


  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Regularly required to bend, crouch, lift and kneel while working on equipment. Sitting; use of hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. ¬†Occasionally required to stand and walk and may occasionally lift and / or move up to 30 pounds
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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