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Production Lead - Manufacturing– Base Salary to 27.00/hour – Endicott, NY

Endicott, NY 13760

Industry: Plastics Job Number: 28965J124 Tag:

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Production Lead - Manufacturing – Base Salary to 27.00/hour – Endicott, NY

  • Our client, a leading industry producer with over 50 years of experience and sustained growth, is seeking a Production Lead to become a valuable member of their team at the Endicott, NY facility.
  • In this role, the Production Lead will guide a team through the plastic extrusion process, transforming raw materials into finished goods. Responsibilities will include overseeing the effective operation of equipment, upholding product quality, and supervising a team of operators and technicians. The main objective of this role is to ensure that the shift attains production target while strictly adhering to safety, quality, and efficiency standards.
  • There are 2 shift options for this role: 12:00pm to 12:00am or 12:00am to 12:00pm.


  • Oversee and coordinate production activities for smooth operation, assigning tasks, and providing guidance as needed
  • Ensure proper setup, maintenance, and operation of equipment according to SOPs, troubleshooting issues, and coordinating repairs with the maintenance team.
  • Assist supervisor with the production plan, scheduling personnel, establishing priorities, and resolving issues; manage staff recruitment, orientation, and training.
  • Resolve personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, and recommending action; foster effective communication with other departments.
  • Achieve manufacturing staff results by communicating expectations, monitoring job performance, coaching, counseling, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Engage with Quality Control to implement and enforce quality control procedures, conducting regular inspections and tests to verify product quality.
  • Maintain housekeeping to 5S standards, promote a safety culture, and ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Conduct safety inspections, provide training on safe practices, and address safety concerns promptly; provide training and guidance to staff.
  • Keep accurate records of production activities, equipment maintenance, and quality control results; generate reports on production metrics, efficiency, and quality performance.
  • Create and revise systems and procedures, identify opportunities for process optimization and cost reduction.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for process improvements, evaluate new technologies, and optimize material utilization.
  • Maintain workflow by monitoring process steps, observing control points, implementing cost reductions, and fostering cooperation within and between departments.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proven experience in manufacturing or in a similar role within the plastics industry
  • Leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and guide a team
  • Proficient computer skills for data entry, documentation, and reporting


  • Base salary to 27.00/hour 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision 
  • Life Insurance + Disability 
  • 401k

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PLASTICS SEARCH This niche recruiting practice is highly focused within the realm of plastics manufacturing with an emphasis on roles in Engineering, Operations, and mid to senior-level Management, to Director/VP and C-suite Executive positions. Our Plastics Recruiting team targets exceptional talent within the realm of plastic Injection Molding, Blow Molding, Thermoforming, Extrusion, and many more. Whether you are currently working in plastics manufacturing passively/actively looking for that better opportunity, looking for more career-advancement opportunities, or a recent college graduate seeking a new role in Plastics Manufacturing, we’ll guide you with long term minded care and focus. #PlasticsCareers

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