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Production Technician Lead

Company: Panduit
Location: Romeoville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Panduit, we want our employees to know they are valued by empowering them to share their unique insights and perspectives which fuels innovation and helps our customers create more meaningful connections. We're looking for candidates who are curious, insightful, collaborative and committed to building a sustainable and connected world.

What We Can Offer You

In addition to providing our employees a comfortable work environment with the highest level of safety protocols, we offer a Total Rewards Program comprised of competitive health and financial benefit options designed for you. We provide all full-time employees 3 weeks paid vacation + 5 sick days + 1 volunteer day + 11 holidays. Panduit recognizes that our employees are key to our success, and we strive to cultivate a diverse and inclusive work environment that strengthens our Company and enables every employee to reach their full potential.

  • $2,000 sign-on bonus
  • Tuition assistance to attend college or obtain an advanced degree
  • Air-conditioned work environment
  • 3 weeks paid vacation + 5 sick days + 1 volunteer day + 11 holidays
  • 401K match (no vesting) + profit sharing
  • Multiple healthcare options through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Paid lunches


    What We Are Looking For

    Perform all Senior Production Technician and below job responsibilities, and is viewed as the subject matter expert - (SME), for all basic, intermediate and advanced processes, and equipment within the department. Working towards a career path in Supervision/Leadership and is actively taking management classes and has demonstrated leadership skills. Perform team leader functions. This will include, but is not limited to, weekend site supervision, extension of supervisor, and providing work direction to team. Has ability to act as supervisor when required. Self-motivated with a positive attitude and leads by example/mentor. Very high level of mechanical aptitude and ability for operating and troubleshooting all processes within the area. Responsible for programming automation and manual processes, conducts testing trials on new materials, processes and equipment and works closely with engineering, Tool & Die and maintenance.

    What You Will Do
    • Set up & troubleshoot area machines and related production equipment and processes of advanced technologies.
    • Advance a work environment of teamwork and collaboration, focused on continuous improvement. Communicate performance expectations, requirements and work direction to the team. Actively involved in continuing leadership competency and lean leadership education.
    • Start-up, operation and shutdown of area machines and related production equipment of advanced technology equipment and processes, to produce finished product.
    • Work in conjunction with engineering to perform system effectiveness evaluation. Involved with writing area manufacturing and employee related procedures and training materials.
    • Primary training expert for less experienced employees.
    • Leads active involvement in the identification and elimination of waste associated with all area machines and related production equipment and processes of basic, intermediate and advanced technology. Complete A3's for improvement ideas and leads Kaizen events and other teams to help resolve issues.


      What You Will Bring
      • Required Degree: High school education or GED equivalent (US) or country equivalent.
      • Experience: 7+ years of related manufacturing experience
      • A high level of competence is required in directing high level activities, such competence can only be acquired by means of comprehensive experience over many years.


        We do not include cannabis in our comprehensive drug screening process for any position. We will continue to do impairment checks on the job and will test for all drugs and alcohol after any incident.

        We thank all those interested in joining the Panduit team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

        Panduit celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

        Panduit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

        Work Shift

        Night (United States of America) Associated topics: automotive, calibrate, diagnose, field service, machine maintenance, mechanical, repair, service technician, troubleshoot, upgrade

Keywords: Panduit, Chicago , Production Technician Lead, Professions , Romeoville, Illinois

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