Production Lead in Santa Clarita, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

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    12 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions seeks tenured production associate ready for the next step in their career. Work for a rapidly growing cosmetics manufacturer in Valencia, CA!

Serve as a Production Lead, ensuring that departmental goals in safety, quality, and productivity are achieved consistently. Trouble-shoot problem areas and recommend/ take corrective actions as required. Reconcile and complete production logs and documentation upon completion of schedule. Ensure good housekeeping, safety, line balance and performance and Assist in controlling material movement throughout the manufacturing process.



  • Actively participate in the company's safety program.
  • Ensure that the employees are provided a safe work environment.
  • Assist supervisor with roll out of EHS trainings.
  • Act as a safety ambassador and lead by example.
  • Promote safety practices throughout the plant.
  • Identify and document safety hazards.


  • Ensure that the first pass quality levels meet or exceed departmental goals.
  • Assist in training all employees on quality requirements.
  • Conduct a thorough line clearance prior to start-up.
  • Ensure that line scrap is kept separate from good production.
  • Redirect maintenance staff to ensure that all quality issues are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Report all critical incidents to the Supervisor.
  • Ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained by completing the daily housekeeping audit. Complete documentation in a timely manner.
  • Assist in Lean Initiatives.


  • Identify and implement corrective actions to ensure that lines are operating at 100 % efficiency to standard. Redirect support staff (maintenance, quality, warehouse personnel, etc.) as necessary.
  • Ensure that all assigned schedules operate at standard speed and crew size. Notify Supervisor or Engineering of incorrect standards are being ran on production line.
  • Assist Supervisor in optimal use of labor force to reduce idle time.
  • Ensure that the daily shift report contains accurate information and is completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that components are ordered from the warehouse in a manner that does not negatively affect efficiencies.
  • Attend and participate in daily production meetings to determine priorities. Execute priorities as assigned to ensure that schedule adherence goals are achieved.
  • Ensure all efficiency boards are up-to-date.
  • Ensure downtime tracking by line is accurate with automated system


  • Other projects as assigned by department managers
  • Assist Supervisor with corrective actions and investigations, when necessary.
  • Lead and assist in running production when Supervisor is absent or unavailable. Head daily shift change meeting when in-charge of production.
  • Drive the LEAN initiatives assigned (Ensure proper downtime tracking, performance measuring and production reporting is completed accurately


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English, with basic math knowledge
  • 2-3 years Inventory control experience in a high volume production facility preferred
  • Typing skills must be highly accurate with strong computer literacy skills in Office Standard Microsoft Word for Windows, Excel and MRPII manufacturing systems
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment with minimal supervision at times.