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Manufacturing Team Leaders coordinate staff working in a manufacturing plant. A well-written resume sample for this position showcases the following duties: scheduling shifts, recruiting and training employees, motivating staff, implementing proper procedures, and finding ways to increase production efficiency. Based on our collection of example resumes, the most sought-after skills in a Manufacturing Team Leader are production processes expertise, safety standards knowledge, leadership, time management, computer competences, and problem-solving orientation. Employers select candidates holding a degree in a technical field.

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1

Manufacturing Team Leader

Supervised and directed hourly workforce of 36 hourly UAW members in the crankshaft machining division. Responsible for maintaining production standards established by plant management.

  • Successfully reduced grievances by 10% by successfully implementing and enforcing local UAW contract.
  • Assisted in the certification program for QS9000 and performed periodic audits for adherence.
  • Created Visual Factory Displays in the plant providing critical production, safety and financial information to all departments.
  • Consistently maintained scrap level for the machining area at 2.3%.
  • Acted as liaison between the machining department and the final assembly area to ensure on time delivery of machined parts.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Public Affairs Management & Policy Administration
MS
Management
2

Manufacturing Team Leader, Raw Stock and Fin Fabrication

Supervised 30 aerospace sheet metal machinists (working 3 shifts), 2 schedulers, & 1 production planner. Led transition from shared services area to fully developed manufacturing cell responsible for its own planning, scheduling, & performance.

  • Improved fin manufacturing productivity 50% & on-time delivery 42%.
  • Reduced past due raw stock by 95%.
  • Led Six Sigma Green Belt team that identified 62% cycle time reduction (material receipt to stocking).
  • Responsible for periodic physical inventory of 2,200 raw material part numbers.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Applied Mathematics / Economics, Graduated With Distinction
MA
Operations Management
3

Manufacturing Team Leader

Facilitated group meetings of 16+ team members regarding department metrics of Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost, and Environment. Maintained plant policies and procedures to QS and ISO standards. Encouraged team member's participation in team meetings, problem solving, job rotation and the sharing of ideas for continuous improvement.

  • Formulated, wrote and implemented new employee orientation standardized worksheets for 12 work stations.
  • Eliminated the cost of a department trainer for an annual savings of $58,000 per year.
  • Increased productivity by 31% through regular communication, recognition and feedback within our team.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Students
BA
Urban Affairs
MS
Childhood And Special Education
4

Manufacturing Team Leader

  • Managed a warehouse management system implementation. Reduced overtime from 15% to zero.
  • Devised a solution to flag discrepancies between the gate system and the payroll system. Avoided excess labor expense and eliminated 60 hours of manual analysis per week.
  • Developed a program to detect improper machine use. Reduced manufacturing waste by 5%.
  • Replaced a legacy order entry system with an enterprise solution. Standardized the process and eliminated 2 FTE's.
  • Automated production changes by creating an interface between the VAX and Honeywell computers. Reduced time to execute changes from 1 hour to 5 minutes
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
5

Manufacturing Team Leader

  • Promoted to lead project manager for the start up of a new warehouse and distribution center within the first month of joining Raco.
  • Drove savings in freight costs estimated annually at $312,000.00.
  • Trained 60 new order fulfillment specialists on their job functions and equipment to OSHA standards.
  • Increased line production by 20% within 2 months of assuming responsibility in operations department.
  • Implemented 4 engineering ergonomic improvements to the AOBLT production lines.
  • Provided focus on LEAN initiatives to include improving production efficiency and overtime reduction.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communications
6

Manufacturing Team Leader

Managed day-to-day operations of a syrup plant's bag-in-the-box, custom packaging, mixing, logistics, and scheduling departments of 99 employees. Also responsible for identifying and facilitating continuous improvement teams to deliver consistent results to drive profitability.

  • Designed labor models by creating defined standards and capacity models.
  • Facilitated Defects per Million (DPM) team that for two years has achieved best ever results for the Dallas Syrup Branch.
  • Created and implemented an hourly pay for skills system for all syrup plants. Standards and competencies created to measure individual and team performance that determines pay level.
  • Collaborated and implemented an innovative success share reward system for hourly associates based on goals set by the branch management team.
  • Participated on The Coca-Cola Quality System (TCCQS) team for the Dallas Syrup Branch. Developed the branch's Packaging and Cleaning & Sanitizing programs.
  • Restructured roles of the custom packaging team, eliminating "silos" within custom packaging.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
7

Bulk Manufacturing Team Leader

Supervised the manufacturing process of bioabsorbable, injectable, sustained-release drug delivery systems for both small and macromolecules. Supervised and received recognition for GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) manufacturing. Provided effective, hands-on leadership to operators in the production of sterile pharmaceutical drug products. Interfaced directly with Safety, Quality Assurance, and Development groups while initiating appropriate action when process deviations occurred. Five direct reports.

  • Learned and trained on a highly technical formulation process while training and developing the operations team.
  • Developed and revised SOPs, batch records, and protocols related to equipment operation and processing steps associated with commercial scale manufacturing. Received performance and merit recognition for these actions.
  • Supported and performed validation requirements as required for cross-departmental action teams
  • Recognized by Departmental Director for thorough preparation which resulted in zero observations from a (MHRA) European Audit
  • Selected ahead of peers for promotion and increased levels of responsibility
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Zoology
MA
Public Administration
8

Manufacturing Team Leader - Shipping

Responsible for leading 57 Hourly associates, 7 Staff associates and 4 line supervisors in moving 47,500 units per day.

  • Reduced total staffing from 74 to 68 associates within 3 months of taking over department responsibilities
  • Conducted annual appraisals of salary Staff associates with quarterly reviews of their Individual Business Plans and Development Plans
  • Helped plan a futuristic, lights out warehouse with 100% automation
  • Managed an annual budget ($ 6 million).
  • Mentored and promoted four salary staff and supervisors in 1 year.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Business Administration
9

Manufacturing Team Leader

Responsible for meeting budgeted goals of productivity, safety, training, and employee engagement for $20M
annual sales press facility.

  • Scheduled and directed four production team leaders and 90 production associates in a 24/7 union environment.
  • Monitored compliance of union and contractual agreements for overtime, seniority and work conditions for 90
  • Organized high performance work teams by utilizing employee involvement and empowerment practices of Lean
  • Key leader of the Business Operations Team for the site budget, union contract, safety and new equipment budget and purchases. Capital expense budget exceeding $600K per year.
  • Lean manufacturing: Kaizen blitz team leader (SMED, 5'S). Saved $16K annually in set up and labor hours.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business
10

Manufacturing Team Leader

  • Developed manufacturing cells that capitalized on under-utilized equipment and minimal capital investment, set team goals and budgets
  • Staffed production Team to support $3.4MM of custom cable sales
  • Designed, developed and implemented a braiding machine fixture that increased coax cable production yield by 32%
  • Awarded 3 US Patents for new connector design
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Industrial Arts And Technology

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