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Team Leader - Weld 3rd Shift

Location: St. Paul, VA

Basic Purpose

The Team Leader I is responsible for directing the activities of the assigned production department to manufacture quality products on time and at required cost. This position also is responsible for assisting in the development and growth of employees assigned to t


  • Departmental productivity and responsibilities include departmental scrap, timely and accurate work order close-outs, and cost reduction and quality.

  • Directly responsible for the safety of department’s employees to include stringent enforcement of safety policies and procedures, ensuring proper PPE is worn at all times, communication of monthly safety topics, prompt completion of all accident or near miss reports, and ensuring that all LOTO procedures are followed at all times.

  • Directs the work of Operators and other department personnel as necessary. Trains employees on specific tasks as necessary such as machine operation, safety, and JSAs.

  • Mentors and trains new hires, ensuring all new hires are competent in the job tasks and are able to operate safely and efficiently.

  • Supports cross training of employees within the department for each operation of the department.

  • Oversees programs for department safety, quality, and environmental concerns.

  • Maintains required paperwork, procedures, manuals, logs, attendance, and disciplinary actions.

  • Performs pre-shift and monthly safety meetings with maintenance employees.

  • Works as part of a team environment to include relieving other employees in instances of breaks, absenteeism, vacation, or other production requirements.

  • Maintains good housekeeping and follows established safety procedures.

  • Follows all policies, procedures, and work instructions including Employee Handbook, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Manufacturing Operating Procedures (MOPs), Job Safety Analysis (JSAs), and Safety Manual.

  • Maintains awareness of individual contribution to and impact of the quality, safety, environmental, and product compliance policies and activities; reports all quality issues, unsafe acts, and unsafe conditions to the proper personnel.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Previous supervisory experience or education preferred.

  • 8-10 years’ experience in manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Ability to use various tools and measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, tape measure, dial indicator, and feeler gauges.

  • Must be computer literate, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced working environment with accuracy and integrity.

  • Able to work in a team environment and interface with a diverse workforce.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted.

  • Must be able to stand and/or walk, bend, stoop, or crouch for at least an 8-hour shift.

  • Must be able to use hands, fingers to handle or feel machinery, equipment or parts and work near moving mechanical parts.

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