Shift Lead - 1st in Clarkston, MI at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 9/29/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Shift Lead is responsible for front-line leadership in day-to-day operations of a designated shift to include safety, quality, efficiencies and meeting customer expectations. Provides direction to production floor employees in the areas of production, training, and other related areas striving to improve overall operational efficiencies.



  • Provides leadership and training to accomplish Mauser production objectives to all employees for Safety, Quality, Production, Packaging, and Maintenance.
  • May conduct and/or participate in safety meetings. Conducts DuPont STOP observations in an effort to identify safety issues and follows-up as necessary with appropriate team members.
  • Works with Production Supervisor to ensure vacancies are covered for any planned/unplanned.
  • Establishes and monitors shift performance for safety, quality, and production standards.
  • Enters production data accurately into system in order to measure and monitor KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) around efficiencies, downtime, inventory and overall production.
  • Updates communication boards to keep production floor team members informed about safety, quality and efficiency metrics.
  • Works with other team members to control and improve efficiencies, minimize labor overtime, downtime and repair expenses.
  • Promotes shop floor organization, plant house-keeping with employees lean utilizing techniques such as 5S with shift personnel.
  • Acts as first point of contact for operators regarding mechanical failure or production issues.
  • May conduct tool store inventory reviews to ensure proper tools and/or parts are available for use in the event they are needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Experience in manufacturing environment; preferably a packaging or injection molding environment.
  • Knowledge of Hot Stamp and HTL applications.
  • Knowledge of HIPPO system, and the ability to work efficiently with the database.
  • Embraces continuous improvement.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification a plus.
  • Self-directed team player.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts.


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