Manufacturing Production Lead in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
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  • Duration:
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  • Pay Rate
    $37440.0 - $41600.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Ensure the highest level of efficiencies in operations in the Fab/Web cut area. Drive a fast moving production environment while producing high quality life safety products. Sets the bar for the Production Assistants.


  • Responsible for training new Production Assistants in all manufacturing work centers.
  • Maintain inventory and organization of materials in the Fabric Cut/Web Cut/Jo Prep areas.
  • Coordinate production flow of products, and the activities of production assistants.
  • Work with Production Scheduler to ensure that outside vendor JO’s are processed in a timely manner.
  • Assist in prioritizing job orders, and assigns job orders to light and heavy stitch sewing areas.
  • Check inventory stock levels, and is responsible for daily cycle counts.
  • Ensure that 5-S inspections be done on a daily basis
  • Notify Mfg. Supervisor when cutting machine(s) malfunction or cause defects.
  • Cut raw material such as nylon, cordura, canvas, and webbing according to specifications on assigned Work Orders.
  • Print labels and instruction card labels when necessary for manufacturing products.
  • Inspect finished products in accordance with company quality-control specifications.
  • Inspect stitching to detect defects.
  • Assist in processing in-coming and out-going Job orders.
  • Receive raw materials for production and stock shelves accordingly.


  • Ability to calculate quantities of raw materials required on each Work Order.
  • Ability to read English and interpret Work Orders.
  • Must have good attention to detail to ensure accurate documentation of each process in a legible format with minimal errors.
  • Computer Software experience required. Experience in MRP systems preferred.

(Education and experience)

  • High School diploma
  • One to two years’ experience in a production support position
  • Bilingual (English | Spanish) preferred


Regularly required to walk; sit and stand; using the hands to handle, finger, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Occasionally, the employee must crouch or kneel. The employee must occasionally exert or lift up to 50 pounds. Successful performance requires good eyesight with or without corrective lens. Requires long periods of time standing and assembling products.

Volt is a Equal Opportunity Employer