Group Leader - 3rd Shift in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/24/2022

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Job Description

Group Leader - 3rd Shift

Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  Here in Appleton we specialize in the manufacturing of printed circuit board assemblies for medical and aerospace industries.

Job Description

Group Leader - 3rd shift

Direct, instruct, and provide support for production staff under the guidance of the supervisor.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.

Our Facility in Appleton, WI manufactures state-of-the-art circuit boards for Aerospace and Defense as well as Industrial and Medical Industries.

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  • Perform direct labor where properly trained and charge time to meet utilization targets
  • Assign work within the area of responsibility based on information from various sources
  • Coordinate activities to ensure tasks are completed on schedule in a cost effective manner
  • Ensure personnel utilize equipment and material that are in compliance for calibration, maintenance and material expiration dates
  • Ensure personnel comply with SOX, ISO, Inventory, and Human Resources policies
  • Assist in effective direction and coordination within the assigned area to ensure the output meets published workmanship
    standards and employees are working in accordance with documented instructions
  • Provide feedback to employees on quality-related issues
  • Support efforts to ensure targets for efficiency and utilization are achieved
  • Participate in customer discussions as required
  • Identify and work to resolve problems that develop, escalating problems encountered to supervisor when necessary and make recommendations for solutions
  • Support completion of reports and required paperwork
  • Help create a work environment that stimulates team work, innovation, and employee involvement
  • Recommend skills training per current training requirements
  • Assist in training personnel and provide guidance in following procedures, using equipment, and troubleshooting difficult problems
  • Provide input for performance evaluations, development programs and disciplinary action
  • Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Intermediate level computer proficiency including e-mail, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to read documentation used in responsible area
  • Professional attitude and demeanor
  • Problem-solving and prioritization skills
  • Exhibit leadership skills and organizational abilities

Required Experience and Education

  • High School Diploma; Associates degree in related technology preferred
  • Five years of related experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States

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