Production Lead


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Job Number: 23862

Position Title:

External Description:
Production Lead

Company: Lamons

Primary Location: Sarnia CAN

Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time

Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Plans, organizes and controls the daily, weekly, monthly and annual activities of their areas to meet customer requirements for quality, cost and on-time delivery; assigns work and follows-up frequently to evaluate work, take corrective action, train, and re-plan to meet schedules; orients, and trains employees; holds regular team meetings to facilitate communication, problem solving and to motivate employees; maintains clean, safe, environmentally friendly work area daily; counsels employees, as required; orders supplies, materials, tools and equipment, as required; represent Company to promote image of Company as a excellent place to work; responsible for the administration and compliance of all Company policies and procedures. Perform other related functions as requested by management.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the orientation, training and follow-up with temp and regular employees.

  • Assigns work to employees; follows-up to ensure work is performed to company standards, takes corrective action as required to meet delivery schedule with minimum costs, materials, and employee time, as needed.

  • Monitors the quality of all work performed to ensure a quality product is being produced to our Quality Standards; takes corrective action as needed.

  • Maintains production, quality, employee or department records, as needed.

  • Motivates, develops, and counsels employees to achieve daily, weekly, monthly objectives.

  • Communicates with Management, Sales, or other departments to keep informed on activities.

  • Conducts weekly Team meetings to receive input, communicate results against plan, discuss production, scrap, safety, and solicits suggestions or obstacles that keep operation from achieving desired results.

  • Monitors work area for safety and environmental hazards to remove potential problems; reinforces safe work practices; communicates safety/ housekeeping audits and Safety information.

  • Maintains appropriate statistical data (if required) at process to ensure control of all processes.

  • Maintains accurate records on scrap, machine efficiency, company truck

  • Counsels employees for attendance, work performance, quality performance and work ethic to achieve a state of self-discipline.

  • Orders supplies, tools, equipment, and materials, as required.

  • Maintains and cleans work area daily to provide a safe work environment

  • Trains employees in Job Performance, Quality Instructions, Safety and Environmental compliance.

  • Implements Company policies, procedures, manufacturing strategy.

  • Responsible for the enforcement of Company EEO/ADA/ Sexual Harassment policies and procedures.

  • Promotes Company to outside Suppliers, Customers, and employees.


    • Knowledge of product and its application
    • Capable of operating mechanical machinery, automatic saw, waterjet, gasket and fastener manufacturing equipment
    • Knowledge of metal forming, finishing, and assembly methods
    • Familiar with metal properties and TIG welding
    • Strong Mechanical and Technical Aptitude, able to interpret engineering drawings
    • Conflict Resolution and Problem Solving experience
    • Knowledge of production process flow and measurement

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Two years vocational/technical education beyond high school desired

    Work Experience
    • Up to five (5) years of successful experience as a Lead Operator in a ISO-9002 or QS-9000 certified manufacturing plant

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    Community / Marketing Title: Production Lead

    Company Profile:

    Requisition Number: 1485

    EEO Employer Verbiage:

    If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us at or 248-631-5450
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    TriMas Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.