Manufacturing Shift Lead (Night Shift, 7pm-7am)


Who we are looking for:

We are currently searching for Manufacturing Shift Lead to be based out of Dallas, TX. Reporting to the Extrusion Manager, the Shift Lead will be responsible for leading and supervising the team; ensuring all activities during the shift are performed safely according to the Production schedule, including all UL and NSF standards. Leading any troubleshooting of extrusion equipment, compounds, and processes.

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure all team members are wearing PPE accordingly and following LSR rules.
  • Able to perform changeovers and start-ups of the lines on all products.
  • Make adjustments and troubleshoot to specific equipment (i.e. puller,saw, beller, chamfer, etc.)
  • Ensure 5s and housekeeping are maintained on the shift and communicate any tools that are missing or need to bereplaced.
  • Evaluate team members and provide coaching to identify areas for improvement and communicate it to the ProductionManager.
  • Administer corrective actions and effectively communicate the expectations to the employees.
  • Conduct safety stand-downs when needed or required.
  • Verify Silo’s outside to ensure proper blending per the inspection report and be familiar with the product and thecompound material.
  • Basic maintenance knowledge including water chillers, air compressors, and central vacuum, and coordinateaccordingly with the Maintenance department if needed.
  • Ensure the forklift safety log is filled out correctly and concerns are brought to the attention of maintenance.
  • Train material handler to complete the Hour-by hour boards and ensure is completed accurately.
  • Fill out and encourage team members to fill out LSNI forms and provide training on how to complete it properly.
  • Fill out Gemba and Pareto boards by using information on the HxH boards.
  • Ensure 5s and housekeeping are maintained during all shifts, communicate any tools that are missing or need to bereplaced, and be sure at the end of each shift all production lines are clean.
  • Print/Write work orders with concise information so maintenance has a clear understanding of what the problem/issue isand follow up with them to see how the issue was resolved.
  • Fill out accident/incident forms and communicate them to HR, the Plant manager, and the Production manager in atimely manner.
  • Actively support blending and grinding areas to ensure adherence to standard work and safety procedures.
  • Act as a Leader of the Shift with their team and communicate with the maintenance department in a timely mannerwhen a changeover is needed.
  • Prioritize work for the shift and assign duties to employees.
  • Excellent communication skills and being accountable to all Levels employees.
  • Exhibit excellent skills in Teamwork, mentoring, cross-functional work, and Problem-solving

What you’ll bring:

  • Ablility to work 12-hour shifts.
  • Consistency in safety awareness & wearing proper PPE (safety glasses, ear plugs, steel-toe shoes, gloves, high visibility vest).
  • Focus when reading/evaluating documents and is expected to have great attention to detail.
  • Experience with all tasks and duties of Material Handlers and Operators.
  • Ability to read and use different measurement tools.
  • Math knowledge and MS Office skills.
  • Previous supervisory or management experience.

Within 3 months, you’ll:

  • Complete any required training
  • Have a good understanding of our Safety Culture.
  • Have developed relationships with the key stakeholders for this role.
  • Be well-versed in Atkore’s Business System and the importance of your role to daily operation

Who we are: Atkore is a four-time Great Place to Work© certified company and a two-time Top Workplaces USA award winner! We’re committed to creating an engaged, aligned workforce driven by a collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results and stays focused on being standout leaders. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors consistent with our core values.

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