Lead Technician

Posted Date 3 days ago(1/25/2022 1:07 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-6862
Category
Manufacturing
Company : Name
019B LCI 3340 Corrie Dr
Location : Address
3340 Corrie Dr
Job Location
US-IN-Goshen

Overview

Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 14,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.

Why We are Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.

What You will Get:

  1. A company culture where everyone matters
  2. Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match
  3. Career development and mentoring
  4. Tuition Reimbursement
  5. Annual flu immunization
  6. Holiday, personal and vacation days
  7. Local and national discounts
  8. Wellness offerings

Summary/Objective

 

Responsible for operations at the plant to ensure production lines produce a product that meets customer quality and delivery requirements.  Directly oversees all personnel in assigned area.  Observes, promotes and ensures compliance of all rules and policies maintained by the company (safety, continuous improvement, leadership, core values).

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ensure product is produced and delivered on time. Ensure assigned lines receive materials on time. 
  2. Troubleshoot and minimize downtime issues on line as they arise.
  3. Coordinate with supervisor, materials and powder coat on a variety of issues.
  4. Directly responsible for production flow of assigned lines.
  5. Responsible for assigned teams in the areas of operations, safety, continuous improvement and professional development. Directly supervises assigned floor level employees.
  6. Complete and submit organizational paperwork to include days off requests, employee evaluations, corrective actions, and various reports and checklists.
  7. Responsible for ensuring LCI quality standards are followed for assigned production lines.
  8. Participates in quarterly employee reviews and evaluations.
  9. Participates in any disciplinary actions.
  10. Ensure compliance of all divisional and plant safety policies and procedures.

Competencies

  1. Must be able to work as a part of a team to achieve the company’s overall goals.
  2. Must demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills (English).
  3. Must be able to read and process written communication including, but not limited to, work orders, frame prints, measurements, and schedules.
  4. Must be able to meet production goals and time deadlines for company projects.
  5. Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  6. Must demonstrate understanding and execution of machine operation and repair techniques.
  7. Must demonstrate welding competency and knowledge of welding systems.
  8. Must understand appropriate equipment including repair tooling and devices, arc and MIG welders, band saws, acetylene torches, tape measures, etc.
  9. Must be able to operate various Lift Trucks in all elements as necessary.
  10. Must possess successful problem solving skills.
  11. Must be able to exhibit tact and diplomacy and maintain professional relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, customers, etc.
  12. Must be able to work under physically and mentally stressful situations.
  13. Must be able to prioritize and easily adapt to changes through the day.
  14. Must be able to focus on retention of employees.
  15. Must be able to ensure that good housekeeping habits are maintained throughout the shop.
  1. Must comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervision of 1-6 employees

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires 98% standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing ladders. The employee may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly position, and hours/days of work are decided by production schedules and your reporting manager. Some Saturdays and overtime are expected based on productions schedule.

 

Travel

Travel to local plants.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Basic computer knowledge.
  3. Proven leadership experience in a similar industry.
  4. Problem solving skills.
  5. Critical thinking skills.
  6. Basic knowledge of inventory and manufacturing software; AX, and understand the Mobile Device and scanner.
  7. Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and convert in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Welding Operations experience.
  2. Quality Assurance experience.
  3. Lean 5S certification preferred.
  4. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications preferred.
  5. Public speaking ability preferred.
  6. Strong organization and time management skills preferred.
  7. 1+ years of manufacturing experience.
  8. 1-3 Months related experience as a team lead preferred.
  9. LCI issued Forklift Operators License (training available)

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
1. Flexible to schedule changes.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement
LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement

Lippert provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, citizen status, veteran status, military service, marital status or any other legally protected category as established by federal, state, or local law.  This policy governs all employment decisions, including recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, training, promotion, discipline, transfer, leave-of-absence, access to benefits, layoff, recall, termination and other personnel matters.  All employment and personnel-related decisions are based solely upon legitimate, job-related factors, such as skill, ability, past performance, and length of service with Lippert.

 

Lippert’s strong commitment to equal employment opportunity requires a commitment by each individual team member.  Compliance with the letter and spirit of this policy is required of all team members.  Violations of this policy should be immediately reported to your leader or to any member of leadership.  Team members who violate this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

 

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