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Team Leader 1st Shift Metals

Playpower Labs

Playpower Labs

monett, mo, usa
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Team Leader 1st Shift Metals

3.0 out of 5
Monett, MO 65708

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Shift and schedule

  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed
  • Holidays


Monett, MO 65708

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Team Leader

Metals 1st Shift

Department: Metals
Approved By: Human Resources
FLSA Status: Hourly

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for facilitating employee activities and motivating the team toward achieving shift and departmental goals through effective communication skills and fair implementation and administration of company policies. The Team Leader’s responsibility includes employee safety and welfare, staff development, quality, productivity enhancements and general housekeeping.


  • Ensures a safe work environment is maintained including required safety training. Ensures environmental standards are maintained.

  • Possesses a willingness to be mentored by a member of senior leadership. Serves as a liaison between production department employees and Supervisor/Manager.

  • Ensures housekeeping expectations are maintained including 5S+1 process

  • Provides day-to-day leadership to ensure a high performance, customer-oriented work environment that supports achieving the department and company mission, objectives, values and goals.

  • Working knowledge of all machines, equipment and assembly.

  • Schedules and assigns work including the maintaining of labor levels required on a day to day basis in all areas of department.

  • Prepares and reviews production reports and actively participates in necessary meetings and GEMBA boards.

  • Maintains supply levels for all areas of department.

  • Assists in Planning, coordinating, and evaluating the performance of assigned personnel, establishes performance requirements and personal development targets.

  • Regularly monitors performance including attendance record keeping on a timely basis.

  • Provides coaching for performance improvement and development; identify and recommend performance deficiencies in a fair, consistent manner and on a timely basis.

  • Assists in implementation and maintaining of all manufacturing methods used by department, including ISO procedures.

  • Facilitate implementing and maintaining TPS processes.

  • Facilitate problem solving tools including root cause analysis for internal and external quality concerns in a timely manner.

  • Ensure a successful hand off between shifts on a daily basis including communication of production expectations, quality concerns, housekeeping, etc.

  • Conducts staff meetings, including stand up meetings and tailgates.

  • Maintains professionalism by adhering to conduct guidelines and modeling behavior of a leader.

  • Supports company initiatives as a leader of business.

  • Approves time records in Human Resources Information System.

  • Uses Applicant Tracking Database to post positions and promotions. Participates in the interviewing and on boarding process.

  • Maintain tact, professionalism and diplomacy in all communication to managers, co-workers, peers, and production team members in all methods of communication including written, verbal, and non-verbal cues.


  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; monitoring and evaluating employee performance in completing proficiency training for employees.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.

  • Two to five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.


Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write routine reports, business correspondence such as emails, and procedure manuals such as training materials. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions when corresponding with groups of managers, clients, customers, employees, peers, and the general public.


Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts. Ability to apply the concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Requires working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook. Requires basic knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Internet Explorer and Adobe Reader. Requires extensive knowledge of Syteline and Tracker. Requires ability to learn new software programs as technology advances.


Ability to Multi-task, follow-through on assigned tasks to completion, and work without supervision. Ability to develop working relationships with a variety of people. Ability to possess a strong attention to detail and strong sense of urgency.


Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the attendance policy stated in the company’s employee handbook. Must be available and willing to work overtime hours as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs. Must be available and willing to work such weekends and/or holidays as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.



Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.


Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, hand feel, reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, occasionally required to sit; climb, balance, kneel, stoop, crouch or crawl; taste or smell. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus.


PlayPower, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. PlayPower, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

PlayPower, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, improper interference with the ability of PlayPower, Inc.’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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