Cell Lead 2nd Shift - Molding

Job Locations US-MN-Brooklyn Park
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(3/4/2024 5:28 PM)
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About Cretex Medical

Cretex Medical is a leading contract manufacturer of precision components and assemblies for the medical device industry.  Our customers view us as a trusted partner in the areas of injection molding, laser processing, metal stamping and device assembly.  Learn more at 


Team Lead Position Summary 

The Team Lead will support the molding business unit and will be the frontline leader of an assigned area and shift and is responsible for the safety and leadership of production employees. The Team Leader is also accountable for ensuring that production initiatives are executed in an accurate, compliant, and timely fashion. 


Shift Available:  

  • 2nd shift: 2:30pm-11:00pm Monday-Friday


Team Lead Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Assign tasks to Set-Up Technicians, Material Handlers, and Production Employees 
  • Provide a safe work environment and ensures adherence to all safety policies 
  • Communicate and enforces all safety processes and procedures 
  • Investigate and reports all safety related incidents 
  • Drive employee engagement in safety through the safety program 
  • Provide training, coaching, and mentoring to full time and temporary employees 
  • Audit performance, ensuring quality and compliance of the manufactured product 
  • Lead process adherence: run rates, recipe, technique, and equipment 
  • Identify and report incapable processes: recipe, equipment, and documentation 
  • Understand and meets assigned metrics and key process indicators 
  • Execute against daily production schedule 
  • Lead inter-shift communication and Gemba activities 
  • Participate in the Tiered Management System (Policy Deployment) 
  • Manage team performance and provides solutions 
  • Drive full employee participation in the Operational Excellence Program (Common Cent$) for the assigned area and shift 
  • Coordinate with counterparts and supervisors to drive change and improvements for area 
  • Assist team members with identification, work through, and completion of Common Cent$ 
  • Support, drives, and improves workplace organization (5S) 


Team Lead Requirements:  

  • High School Diploma 
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Basic knowledge of injection molding presses, manufacturing equipment and automation 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Ability to read, comprehend, follow and document work instructions, standard operating procedures, and training documents 
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) 
  • Basic knowledge of math for manufacturing 
  • Experience with ERP/MRP business systems 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks 
  • Ability to take direction from the production supervisor 
  • Ability to collaborate and assist team managers, peers and subordinates 


Team Lead Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  • Two-year Technical Degree or Associates Degree 
  • Injection mold set-up or process technician experience 
  • Leadership experience 
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience 
  • IQMS software 
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand basic tolerances 
  • Forklift Certification 


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