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Team Lead Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Department 2nd Shift

companyAdvanced Plastiform
locationZebulon, NC 27597, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/9/2024
Full Time
Title: Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Team Leader

Reports To: Shift Supervisor

FLSA status: Hourly/Non-exempt

Revised Date: 03/01/2022

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Indirect supervisory responsibility

Location Address: 535 Mack Todd Rd, Zebulon NC 27597

What is the overall objective/purpose of this position?

Directs and supports the employees assigned to the CNC Department. Ensures machine operators are working efficiently; reassigns operators to various machines to meet the production requirements for the shift. Responsible for set-ups and change overs of tooling and molds on machines. Troubleshoots issues that may come up with the CNC machines. Trains new emmployees.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensures that team is completing the correct customer orders in a safe manner and correctly according to the production schedule.
• Positively motivate and drive employees within their work group(s) to achieve company goals
• Assists and answers questions from co-workers regarding the job at hand and or required tasks
• Explains and demonstrates machine operation and inspection procedures to new workers
• Operates CNC machines when short-staffed and during break periods
• Sets up, adjusts, or oversees set up of machines and equipment used to trim parts, according to blueprint specifications.
• Sets machine with correct cutting tools
• Follows work instructions; ensures machine operators are following work instructions for completing the required job
• Loads and unloads material from machine if operators need assistance
• Inspects products for defects and conformance to customer specifications throughout entire production runs
• Perform basic preventative maintenance and learns very basic programming to troubleshoot issues occurring with the CNC machines
• Keeps work area neat and organized
• Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures
• Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations
• Other duties may be assigned as necessary

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Leads by example and motivates people to create a challenging, empowering, and collaborative working environment
• Basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic are necessary
• Ability to follow detailed work instructions
• Physical ability to lift/maneuver heavy molds and tools
• Understand basic functions of a computer
• Basic working knowledge of Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machinery

Education and Experience:

High School diploma, GED

Demonstrated experience operating/setting up CNC machines and leading teams

Previous experience in a manufacturing setting (Plastics experience highly desired)

Physical Demands:

This position may require the employee to be able to lift moderate amounts of weight throughout their workday, up to ~40 lbs.

This position will require the employee to be able to spend most of their time on their feet, walking the manufacturing floor.

Work Environment:

The work setting of this manufacturing facility provides adequate lighting, noise levels will be moving between moderate to high noise levels. Required Personal Protection Equipment always includes safety glasses and may require hearing protection for any person in specific production areas (ex. Near CNC/Grinding/Routing or Bandsaw equipment). Additional PPE may be required, i.e., gloves, face masks, face shields, dependent on the specific job being performed and company safety rules and regulations. Because of the nature of this business, the temperature in the production facility can be very hot during the hotter times of the year. Typically, the temperature is more comfortable during the more moderate temperature times of the year. Employees are strongly encouraged to have water at their work area to stay hydrated during their work shift.

Because of the nature of this business, the temperature in the production facility can be very hot during the hotter times of the year. Typically, the temperature is more comfortable during the more moderate temperature times of the year. Employees are strongly encouraged to have water at their work area to stay hydrated during their work shift.

Required skills

  • Plastics