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Production Team Leader- Second Shift at FMH Conveyors

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas

Job Description:


The Team Leader is responsible to maintain the production schedule in the assigned section in a safe and timely manner. The Team Leader is responsible for their assigned area and all personnel and equipment associated in this area.  This person effectively guides the workforce, interpreting section policies and procedures and utilizes company computer software and approved drawings to directs the activities and personnel within their area of production responsibility.

The Team Leader is a member of the Manufacturing Operations team and collaborates with the other functional teams (Sales Operations, Engineering, Finance, Materials & HR) on executing company strategies, meeting budgets and the work unit planned processes.  They are expected to support design and development and to implement processes and metrics in all areas of materials and purchasing including but not limited to: lean, 6S, workplace safety, onboarding and training. In addition, this person must demonstrate hands-on leadership in unison with the Director of Manufacturing Operations on implementing strong cultural beliefs and values throughout the organization. 


  •          Provides daily direction and leadership to the section team members

  •          Understands and adheres to FMH Conveyors Company handbook

  •          Understands and adheres to section policies and procedures

  •          Must have the ability to perform activities utilizing all machinery and equipment in the assigned section

  •          Promotes continual improvement within the department and the company

  •          Must have the ability to examine items produced to determine if items meet specifications

  •          Follows documented manufacturing/assembly processes using the operations procedures

  •          Recommends measures to improve section production methods and effectiveness of section

  •          Coordinates daily/weekly/monthly provided schedule to meet delivery demands

  •          Monitors the quality, quantity, and efficiency of products produced

  •          Maintains working collaborative relationships with the team members and is focused on producing excellent products safely and on time

  •          Works with each associate in the section to provide the opportunity for each to be cross-trained and to meet other training opportunities

  •          Ensures that daily goals are met and sustained daily/weekly/monthly

  •          Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly; Reports potentially unsafe conditions


  •          Experience with ERP systems

  •          MS Office suite

  •          Technical Capacity

  •          Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

  •          Thoroughness

  •          Collaboration Skills

  •          Communication Proficiency

  •          Adaptability


FMH Conveyors designs and manufactures products and services for truck loading and unloading applications. The NestaFlex and BestFlex brands lead the market in flexible gravity and powered conveyors, while MaxxReach and BestReach are the premier brands in telescopic and rigid conveyor systems. Known worldwide for their durability and reliability, FMH Conveyors products are engineered to support material handling applications for distribution centers, e-commerce, parcel post, retail stores, and a variety of manufacturers to help maximize productivity and increase efficiency. 

EDUCATION: High School Diploma
EXPERIENCE: 2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong team building and leadership abilities
ERP systems experience or a willingness & capability to learn new computer software programs
Knowledge of production and manufacturing processes
Experience with lean concepts and tools.
Strong analytical, administrative, and organizational skills

Stand, walk, or be mobile for up to an eight-hour shift; ascend and push, and pull up to 50 lbs.; bend, twist and reach to check freight, stack boxes, and label.

         Office & factory shop floor