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Job Title:

Production Lead (7am - 3pm)

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:





Orland Park


Other Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

The Role

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. (25%)

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. (25%)

Start-up, operation and shutdown of area machines and related production equipment of advanced technology equipment and processes, to produce finished product. (20%)

Work in conjunction with engineering to perform system effectiveness evaluation. Involved with writing area manufacturing and employee related procedures and training materials. (10%)

Primary training expert for less experienced employees. (10%)

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. (10%)

Job Requirements:

What You Will Bring

Required Degree: High school education or GED equivalent (US) or country equivalent.

Certificate(s): Lead Production Technician training curriculum

Experience: 7+ years of related manufacturing experience


Become part of Panduit’s “Best in the Biz” Team! We have a safety-first culture and we offer competitive benefits, including:

$1250 sign-on bonus

Multiple healthcare options through Blue Cross Blue Shield

401K company match

3 weeks vacation (plus, 5 sick days and a volunteer day)

Tuition reimbursement

Growth and development opportunities for promotion as soon as 9 months

Company Information

Panduit is always looking for talented, motivated people who have the skills needed to provide solutions to our customers. We value team players who in their jobs can help us build a better Panduit and continually deliver value to our global customers.

What We Value

Our Core Values are timeless. They define who we are and what is most important to us. They shape our culture and define the character of our company. We believe when we act in ways that are consistent with these values, we can solve any challenge that lies ahead of us.

Quality in all we do
Customers get our best
Innovation everywhere, everyday
Our people make the difference
Integrity always

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