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Shift Lead- Sandpoint, ID

Posted: August 8, 2023
The Production Lead coordinates the activities of workers on a specific shift, under the direction of the Production Supervisor, with responsibility for the day-to-day operations for Production.
Location: Sandpoint, ID
Wage: From $17 per hour


Day shift: 4AM-2:30PM, Monday-Thursday – 4X10 Schedule

All Silgan Unicep employees are eligible to participate in our dental, medical and/or vision benefits after a probationary waiting period. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support the day-to-day Production activities under the direction of the Production Supervisor, ensuring compliance with established and approved policies and procedures.
  • Lead Production employees in the manufacture and packaging of products.
  • Provide leadership for employees through effective communications, coaching, and training and development.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels based on production needs. Assist with the creation and maintenance of the weekly production schedule.
  • Effectively use labor, materials, and support services to meet quality standards, production schedules and profit plans.
  • Provide technical guidance for Production Operators, including troubleshooting.
  • Provide Production metrics as requested.
  • Promote and participate on Continuous Improvement Teams (CIT).
  • Lead by example by promoting good manufacturing principles.
  • Ensure compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, OSHA, safety, and complete and on-time delivery at the lowest possible cost.
  • Ensure compliance with GMP, QSR/ISO, FDA, OSHA, and all other regulatory requirements, in accordance with company policy.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in a FDA manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Must be able to pass Better Process Control School course pertaining to FDA regulations applying to low acid and acidified foods within 30 days of hire.
  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Good knowledge of GMP regulations.
  • Experience with materials and inventory management, production scheduling, and preventive maintenance preferred.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Process manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Proficient with computer systems and the ability to use programs including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, modeling, graphics, and presentation software.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently required to stand and walk.
  • Frequently required to sit, talk, and hear.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds (9 kg).
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (23 kg).
  • Vision ability including close vision, distance vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable those individuals who are disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act to perform the essential functions of this job.


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