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Midwest Labor - Marshfield

610 E. 4th St.
Marshfield, WI  54449

Phone: 715-387-4883
Fax: 715-384-4342

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Lead Machine Operator

The role of Lead Machine Operator consists of serving as the machine operator as needed but core focus is leading and cross training others, basic machine maintenance and troubleshooting. This role serves as the mentor to others on the production floor. The Lead Operator ensures that the products meet quality standards, production goals are met and that the production staff is proficient in job tasks and achieving daily goals. The Lead Operator may also be trained as the back up to the location manager and will need to have average office skills and a good working knowledge of a computer. May be required to travel on an as needed basis. Leads by the influence to others and driving of production results. This position is located in Marshfield, WI and is a first-shift position Monday-Friday. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to grown in their knowledge of production and made to order products.

∑ Coordination of production orders and assignment of production staff to job tasks
∑ Serve as support and go to source for production staff when direction is needed or issues arrive
∑ Assists with the branch initiatives to cross train and hire new employees, assists with orientation
∑ Serves as mentor and coach for production staff
∑ Conducts safety meeting and on-site training as needed
∑ Updates various systems with production data, reports and
∑ Works in the office as well as on the production floor during the shift
∑ Back up - Operate laminator to ensure that products are laminated in accordance with quality standards as well as verifying that facing, fiberglass and tabs meet work order requirements
∑ Machine set up, change overs, facing changes, machine start up and shut down
∑ Basic machine trouble shooting and mechanical skills needed
∑ Mathematics and ability to read and understand units of measurement
∑ Maximize product output daily
∑ Interact with transportation companies, sales and planning team
∑ Using a variety of hand tools
∑ Ability to lead via influence and motivate team
∑ Maintain a clean and safe work area, report any issues/concerns to management
∑ Adhere to all safety regulations and procedures
∑ Able to recognize substandard product against standard quality expectations
∑ Accurately cutting down rolls on band saw
∑ Performing general house-keeping responsibilities

∑ Peer to Peer mentoring of new hires, direct others to achieve goals via influence
∑ Cross training on other machines
∑ Operation of forklift, once certified
∑ Warehouse duties, loading and unloading trucks
∑ Assist with counting inventory
∑ May be cross trained to fill in for office staff and interface with customers and orders being processed

∑ Ability to work flexible hours to include work over time and weekends
∑ Attention to detail
∑ Strong organizational skills
∑ Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
Education :
∑ High school education or equivalent, Bachelorís degree is preferred
∑ Prior manufacturing or production experience helpful, 1-2 years
∑ Basic mechanical aptitude
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
∑ Solid computer skills - MS Office and Typing
∑ Basic mechanical aptitude and preventative maintenance

Pay: $15.00 hourly