Production Leader - 2nd Shift in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/18/2024

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Production Leader - 2nd Shift

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions: In a leadership capacity provide the support necessary to coordinate the movement of work orders through the manufacturing value streams. 

  • Monitor employees’ daily quality, productivity and efficiency and provide assistance to improve overall performance.
    Report on status of jobs.
  • Interface with all other support functions on movement of work in and out of the value stream as well as quality and tooling issues.
  • Advise Value Stream Manager of any problems meeting production goals.
  • Assign necessary personnel to complete production requirements.
  • Be responsible for and monitor the progress of the daily care and upkeep of equipment and tools used.
  • Assist in the training of new employees and monitor new employees’ progress through the training process.
  • Promote employee involvement in improvement programs and support of Company goals.
  • Alert supervisor of needs to maintain required materials and supplies to complete assigned tasks.
  • Represent and advocate for the Company by following and enforcing the documented Company policies.
  • Act as the Value Stream Manager in the event he/she is absent for the day or on vacation etc.
  • Work closely with operators to verify correct jobs are being worked.
  • Review Daily Dispatch List for errors and accuracy against jobs in work.
  • Ensure all material, blueprints, tools, NC programs, etc. are available to value stream at the start of each new job.

Required Skills & Qualifications:   

  • Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Basic word processing and spreadsheet capability required.
  • Good organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read and understand specifications and interpret drawings.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 Working conditions are: 100% manufacturing environment.

  • Regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts.
  • Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and airborne particles.
  • May be regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Noise level is usually loud.
  • Stand - Frequently 
  • Walk - Frequently
  • Sit - Frequently 
  • Squat or Kneel - Occasionally  
  • Bend - Occasionally       
  • Fine Manipulation - Frequently 
  • Reach Outward - Occasionally     
  • Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally            

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  

  • H.S. Diploma required.
  • Three to five years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with MRP systems and production control is required.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  

  • H.S. Diploma required.
  • Three to five years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with MRP systems and production control is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States

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