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Print Shift Lead

Summary

Must be a results oriented hands-on leader with a passion for implementing and sustaining improvements, the ability to think strategically, solve problems, lead members, and drive quality in their facilities.

Print Shift Leads are integral members of the M & M Industries Inc. team and responsible for implementing and sustaining change, controlling inventory and material flow, ensuring to meet the needs of customers, and driving to bottom line results.

Day to day, this individual is responsible for communicating expectations, motivating team members, teaching new processes, mentoring members, sharing experiences of best practices, empowering members to recognize and make improvements, and leading department initiatives. Also oversees and supports the offset print process as needed to maintain acceptable quality to M&M standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Follows safety policies and LOTO procedures to ensure a safe work environment
  • Must be able to coach / lead / mentor team members to create an environment that strives to meet goals in Safety, Quality, productivity
  • Oversees schedule and material changes efficiently following the “Work order changeover process”
  • Monitor machine output for non-conformance, and resolution of defect(s) engaging with cross-functional team members.
  • Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and raw material inventory.
  • Interacts with shop floor management daily to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Responsible for creating work orders and pulling/verifying plate locations to ensure efficient changeovers.
  • Keeps work areas clean and organized following 5S methodology.
  • Conducts pre-shift production meeting.
  • Provides hands on support for production team members (Operators & Inspectors)
  • Provides shift supervisor with timely and accurate information on safety issues, quality concerns, and production bottlenecks, while assisting supervisor with resolution.
  • Audit adherence to production standards and SOP’s and escalate non-conformances to shift supervisor.
  • Examine job orders to determine quantities to be printed, pail specifications, colors, or special printing instructions.
  • Able to perform Print Operator duties, such as:
  • secure printing plates to printing units and adjust tolerances.
  • start press and pull proofs to check for ink coverage and density, alignment, and registration.
  • Inspect random samples during the print runs to identify any necessary adjustments.
  • Direct and monitor work of press crews assigned to that machine.
  • Unload pails or load pails on the machine as needed.
  • Place pallets down at designated location for packing
  • Wrap pallets and place trays on pallets as needed.
  • Clean ink fountains, plates, rollers, or cylinders when press job is completed.
  • Change press plates, blankets and mandrels when needed.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn Shotscope, ASC, as well as or other production monitoring software.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and handle a minimum of 45-55 pounds occasionally
  • Good hand and eye coordination a must
  • Good mechanical aptitude is a plus
  • Perform work from a standing and/or sitting position as required
  • Must be able to work in an environment with moderate amount of noise
  • All work is performed in a manufacturing environment which may be hot/cold and requires the use of PPE at all times (eyeglasses, ear plugs where required, etc.)
  • Prior experience working on molding machines such as Husky, BMB, Van Dorn, Engel and/or Milacron are a plus
  • Basic computer skill knowledge
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to learn Lean Manufacturing and have objectivity to improve processes.
  • Bilingual is a plus
  • Must have high school diploma or GED

*EEO employer

*Drug testing required for this position

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