Team Lead I


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Located in North Bend, WA

Salary: $24.16

Location: North Bend

Pay: $24.16

Job Type: Full-Time, Contract-to-Hire

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Responsibilities & Skills: 

This position is responsible for the daily coordination of assigned area.  This includes training and monitoring production processes of a small group of team members.  In addition, this position will be responsible for providing a safe work environment, ensuring standard work is being performed, maintaining 5S levels, identifying and resolving quality issues, identifying, and implementing Poka Yoke, addressing line stop/lost production issues, collecting data and maintaining visual displays, participating in RIP’s, and filling in for absent team members on an as needed basis per supervisor’s request.

  • Assist leading daily startup meetings
  • Assist with gathering department data/metrics for Tier 1 board
  • Arrive early to open area and stay late to shutdown facility
  • Assists with investigating first aid, near misses, other safety violations
  • Use Team Lead Standard Work form daily
  • Conducts 5S audits and maintains 5S program for assigned area
  • Identifies and resolves quality issues
  • Review ways to reduce waste daily
  • Ensure product is always protected with proper storage & staging
  • Ensure all inventory stock movements are recorded accurately with inventory control
  • Answers Andon alarms/board comments.
  • Identifies and implements processes to achieve Poka Yoke
  • Works with customer service, sales, and quality to resolve urgent customer complaints
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality. 
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment and tools that improve work flow, efficiency, and team member safety
  • Assist with training of new team members
  • Good email & phone etiquette
  • Communicates company philosophies and policies, teaches and demonstrates work routines
  • Maintains records of day-to-day activity including time and materials and process steps.
  • Tracks pitch times, tracks quality numbers, and helps to resolve issues.
  • May operate a variety of handheld and power-assisted tools and production fixtures
  • Retrieves and enters production information onto a computerized data entry screen and/or a custom-designed form
  • Reports progress updates, issues, concerns, and achievements to supervisor
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of informal supervisory experience preferred
  • Formal hazmat training
  • Forklift certification
  • Strong technical ability and understanding of Lean manufacturing Principles.
  • Flexible, with strong teamwork orientation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, including experience coaching and training others.
  • Strong math skills. 
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint


Skills & Competencies:

  • Can meet strict deadlines
  • Highest ethics and integrity.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Flexible to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks.
  • Functional knowledge of the process.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Good team player with ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent customer service skills. 

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability & Accidental Loss Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Six Paid Holidays per calendar year; eligibility requirements apply
  • Paid Sick Leave in accordance with WA state law

Other Compensation:

  • Referral Bonuses; eligibility requirements apply

Express Office: Bellevue
4020 Lake Washington Boulevard Northeast
Suite 302
Kirkland, WA 98033
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