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Production Leads work in manufacturing environments and are responsible for coordinating and supervising production processes. Specific work activities listed on a Production Lead resume sample are recommending production strategies, enforcing safety guidelines, solving production issues, organizing training activities, encouraging team participation, and conducting employee appraisal. Those interested in a Production Lead career should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: production expertise, leadership, communication, organization and planning, being able to motivate others, and troubleshooting. A Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering or management is required for this role.

1

Production Lead

Achieved customer shipping requirements by following work order report, ensuring daily production was accomplished, communicated with other departments, QC and Jr. Planner, monitored individual part shortages, obtained necessary supplies to complete work orders.

  • Supervised 20-40 employees, instructed employees on company policies, ISO procedures and department guidelines. Recommended and initiated personnel actions such as promotions, employee evaluations, disciplinary actions and resolution of grievances, maintained production and time records.
  • Worked with engineering to ensure bill of material, work instructions and customer drawings were accurate for production build.
  • Executed safety requirements by conforming to the HMIS standards and department procedures.
  • Reduced waste by over 15% utilizing lean manufacturing methods, recognized by management in yearly review for savings.
  • Received award for most improved department for ISO 9000 by Director of Quality.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Lotus Notes, Sap, Mapics, And Point Man
2

Map Production Lead

  • Mapping, vehicle safety, and autonomy
  • Reviewed and updated proprietary software for Uber in regards to mapping
  • Streamlined and improved the process for mapping
  • Organized the current timeline for the map production for the company
  • 99% on time for map production and improved the overall processes from a 21 day cycle to 7 day cycle
  • Fourteen direct reports
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Intelligence Studies
MA
Applied Business
3

Production Lead

  • Led multiple production teams to achieve high performance standards in regards to Safety, Line Utilization and Product Quality.
  • Monitored manufacturing equipment to maintain efficiency and reliability to minimizing downtime.
  • Properly trained new and current employees by meeting on a one on one basis, setting expectations, providing feedback and rewarding good performance and compliance.
  • Worked alongside the Quality Department and communicated effectively to ensure that optimal standards were met with each production unit.
  • Practiced all company policies and procedures to reach and maintain the company goals.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
AS
Science
4

Corn Transformation Explant Production Lead

  • Managed staff of 6 full time employees and 6 contract staff for the harvesting and processing of maize pollinated ears and the automated explant excision process of immature embryos for handoff to the production team for inoculation with agrobacterium for gene screening.
  • Led development project for 2nd generation automated excision device for higher throughput excision of maize immature embryos improving safety features, programming, reliability, consistency of product which lead to increased efficiency.
  • Managed project timelines and budget for factory and site acceptance testing by collaborating with engineers to oversee and develop CAD drawings. Worked with cross functional teams and sites to transfer automation technology.
  • Hired and trained contract staff on operation of equipment, developed ISO quality best practice operating procedures and training documents along with safety assessments.
  • Monitored and tracked system performance tracking of Key Performance Indicators, troubleshooting, developed control plans for system improvements and communication to leadership.
  • Successfully designed and facilitated large scale lab renovation project for improved environmental control of clean room for automated excision device, used Visio tools to design room specifications for construction.
  • Collaborated with Boston based engineering firm, Fraunhofer, and colleagues to develop a custom automated liquid and plate handling platform to improve safety and ergonomics, traceability, and improve process efficiency. Reviewed CAD drawings and recommended improvements for biological process for factory acceptance testing.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Economics
5

Large Format Production Lead

Ensured all large format projects are completed on time and up to company and client quality standards.

  • Operation of large format production and finishing equipment including UV Flatbeds, Roll fed latex printers, and digital CNC die-cutting equipment,
  • Prepares files for large format production using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop software
  • Manages inventory using EFI Pace Print Management Software.
  • Communicates directly with Account Executives to resolve identified production issues.
  • Directed a crew of 4 employee's in all production processes including quality control, equipment operation and finishing.
  • Trained new employee's on all department production and finishing equipment including a variety of Flatbed and Rollfed printers and manual and automated finishing equipment.
  • Communicated directly with purchasing department for ordering of print media and consumable materials needed for upcoming projects.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Computer Science
Project Management Fundamentals
6

Production Lead Hand

  • Supervised 13 workers without any safety incidents.
  • Planned and prioritized daily work assignments.
  • Explained daily work assignments to direct reports assuring their full understanding before beginning work.
  • Notified maintenance department of problems that may affect the operation of the shipping department.
  • Ensured department compliance of procedures and company policies.
  • Prepared and maintained work records, such as daily silo inventory, material offloaded and employee time sheets.
  • Member of plant safety team tasked with providing a clean safe working environment.
  • Provided leadership and on the job training to new hires.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Course Work
7

Production Lead/inside Sales

  • Set up and oversaw the production department of the company.
  • Utilized dozens of machinery to manufacture window shutters with precision.
  • Trained incoming employees on work procedures.
  • Set up deadlines for orders and ensured that all finished product was shipped out in a timely and orderly fashion.
  • Monitored closely to ensure sufficient inventory/stock met production demands.
  • Resolved customer complaints with excellent customer service skills.
  • Successfully acquired new clients through telephone conversations.
  • Provided consistent superior service to clients in a hospitable environment.
  • Maintained a clean and organized working environment in both the office and the warehouse.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Filmmaking
AS
Healthcare Administration
8

Production Lead/dryer Operator/blender/coating Operator

Production Lead

  • Managed designated production lines; and assisted management and production team to achieve company objectives and schedules.
  • Coordinated and monitored start-ups, shut downs, cleaning and changeover of production runs. Developed people capability through effective employee relations, training, coaching and communication, utilizing business experiences and company tools to maximize people skills.
  • Maintained daily work flow by monitoring steps of the production process, empowering employees and creating accountability; observing control points and equipment performance; monitoring personnel and resources; facilitated corrections to malfunctions within process; interacted, established, and maintained a communication and cooperation line between departments (production, quality, warehouse, maintenance, and other shifts) to maximize resources and minimize production and time losses.
  • Adapted to problem solving situations that occur throughout the shift including but not limited to production, maintenance, staffing and supplies. Achieved company objectives by initiating, coordinating and enforcing company systems, policies and procedures. Assisted management and production team with improvements through A3 continuous improvement planning, and currently working on JHA for the different positions in the plant.
  • Optimum functionality of dryers while running, ensuring that the quality of the product meets requirements and standards established.
  • Minimization of waste and downtime by performing effective adjustments and observation of dryers' performance, or reaching out for help and ideas to resolve issues presented.
  • Assure quality of product by constantly performing density and moisture checks, avoiding rejects or customer complaints.
  • Proper usage, storage, and handling of chemicals following safety procedures.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
GED
GED
Accounting
9

Production Lead

Pulling customer orders using RF Scanner

  • Responsible for packing and shipping of medical supplies to facilities around the world
  • Receiving of incoming product
  • Operation of stand up and sit down forklifts
  • Computer processing of FedEx, UPS, and various common carrier shipments
  • Currently supervise 5 employees
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
10

Production Lead

  • Work with Production Manager to manage incoming project requests and translate to schedules and plans, ensure projects are on schedule and manage communication with clients when crises arise
  • Collaborate with the content manager in the development and implementation of new email communications and processes
  • Manage project management platform, including entering new projects, updating timelines and task lists; update team project status sheet with appropriate deadlines and coordinate, prioritize and maintain meeting calendar and meeting requests
  • Review operating procedures; develop, implement and document improved internal processes for greater efficiency; develop documentation regarding onboarding new clients
  • Track email communication activities and measure the impact of individual campaigns such as emails delivered, open and click through rates
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop and deliver marketing emails to further engage with both current clients as well as prospective clients
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English

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