Otter Tail Corporation Shift Lead - 2nd Shift - OTSEGO MN in Otsego, Minnesota
$2,000 Sign on Bonus to be paid out as an additional $4/hour for your 1st 500 Regular Hours
2nd Shift - 4pm - 2am M-Th ($21.50/Hour) + 10% shift differential
Imagine turning 12 million pounds of recycled post-industrial waste into products that help plants grow. At TO Plastics our world is not round, it’s square. We help growers reduce their costs by consuming less space and reducing the amount of water and fertilizer needed through our production of industry leading square pots and other growing containers. In addition to our work that helps save our planet, we also help save lives. By creating best-in-class sterile barrier packages for some of the world’s largest medical device companies, our packages protect medical instruments used in operating rooms around the world. If you are interested in repurposing waste, supporting plant propagation, and helping save lives through medical technology, check out how you will learn and grow as a shift lead in our Otsego Facility
This position is responsible for assisting the Supervisors in job scheduling, job set-up, job completion and training of employees to effectively work in their designated areas.
Obey all safety policies and procedures, always work in a safe manner and report unsafe conditions or hazards.
Oversee and provide daily direction to the employees within their work area.
Monitor assigned duties and ensure the processes remain in control and operate efficiently.
Monitor the process and notify appropriate person when issues arise beyond their abilities to resolve.
Track productivity provide feedback and coaching to staff and utilize” visual boards” and other methods to communicate to the staff.
Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement.
Assist the Supervisor and functions as their backup when their unavailable.
Data entry of shift reporting into TMM.
Assist in training of all production personnel
Maintain work area in a neat and organized manner performing housekeeping duties.
Attend and participate in safety, toolbox and other meetings.
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor/manager
Education and/or Experience Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Competent in Computer Skills.
Demonstrated print reading capability.
Proven training record on set-up and job structure.
Ability to lead groups of hourly operators.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of T.O. Plastics products and processes is preferred
Willing and able to relocate to other plant locations for promotions
Able to write and speak clearly and accurately
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Able to tactfully deal with guests and team members
Analytical and Interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated and Goal oriented
Ability to multitask
Decision making qualities
Fast paced environment around automated manufacturing equipment and forklifts carrying small to large loads
High decibel equipment requiring the use of ear protection
Potential flying debris and dust
Ability to operate a forklift
Ability to lift and adjust inventory as needed to ensure safe storage
- As noted above