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Lead Operator

Lead Operator


Lead Operator Position Summary:

This position is responsible for operating a machine to ensure efficient operation of equipment and production of high-quality products.

Third Shift: 10:00pm to 6:00am

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work safely utilizing a working knowledge of LOTO, PPE, and other safe work practices.
  • Perform general set-up of machine, load and unload material from machine.
  • Set priorities to match the importance of job assignments.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects and teams.
  • Work with helper to maintain machine operations.
  • Ensure that the machine is producing quality product by ensuring proper materials and machine settings are used.
  • Ensure that all manufacturing instructions are carried out.
  • Assist in working towards optimum productivity and waste reduction capabilities.
  • Communicate with Manager on a daily basis on production runs when necessary.
  • Assist in monitoring deviations in materials and running conditions.
  • Adhere to all environmental, safety and housekeeping standards and regulations.

Physical Requirements:

  • Perform physical activities such as lifting, carrying, and moving up to 50 lbs., Standing, sitting and squatting.


  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED


  • Prior experience in a manufacturing and/ or machine operation.
  • This role requires basic computer proficiencies, multi-task effectively, sharp attention to detail, a desire to work in a collaborative team atmosphere, and the ability to perform duties with minimal direction.
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