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Production Lead - Canby, OR

Canby, OR, US, 97013

Meadow Burke


Job ID:  212679


Meadow Burke, a CRH company, is a premier manufacturer and distributor for the concrete construction industry. For more than seven decades, we have served architects, engineers, and contractors with a superior line of concrete reinforcing products, concrete forming accessories, road and bridge products, and industry leading products for precast and tilt-up construction.


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We are seeking a full-time Production Lead to work in the Injection Molding Department of our Canby, OR facility. The Production Lead is responsible to supervise and train production personnel in the daily operations during their shift in a manner consistent with overall Company policies and procedures. As well as, ensuring the final product is manufactured safely, is of high quality, and delivered on time to the customer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Supervise personnel, production workflow, safety and quality
  • Must be able to operate all stations of the work center for employee training and troubleshooting purposes
  • Confirm that employees have been instructed on the proper safety procedures
  • Assist Production Manager in handling the production line personnel, as well as, the production workflow
  • Train new hires and/or transfers into the department
  • Complete beginning of shift/end of shift meetings with prior shift/next shift to receive and pass on any critical production/quality/machine information
  • Complete beginning of shift huddles to go over safety information, announcements, any necessary information from beginning shift meeting and assign tasks to shift personnel
  • Ensure all personnel, prior to the start of shift, are wearing the correct safety equipment and that safety awareness is maintained throughout shift
  • Ensure that individuals are applying proper techniques that comply with proper quality control procedures 
  • Report to maintenance and safety coordinator any safety hazards or equipment malfunctions/required maintenance
  • Ensure that work effort is being applied effectively and that company quality standards and production capacities for the shift are met
  • Provide feedback to Production Manager regarding performance of department employees 
  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely performing tasks, and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of the job
  • Assist Production Manager with performance evaluations on shift personnel
  • Complete verbal and written disciplinary warnings/counseling in accordance with the company’s policy and procedures
  • Complete production reports at the end of the shift, including work performed by department, back orders and hot items
  • Responsible for assisting Safety Coordinator in completion of monthly safety trainings for shift personnel
  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely performing tasks and adherence to all safety policies/procedures are essential functions of the job
  • Consistently and effectively communicating with other shift counter-parts, production manager, plant manager, technicians, HR, customer service and maintenance
  • Enforce Safety rules and ensure work areas are maintained in a clean and orderly condition
  • Directs production activities for products in keeping with effective operations
  • Allocate shift personnel to various areas to accomplish scheduled jobs and to maintain production efficiencies
  • Encourages and leads maximum shift production flow, while ensuring safety and quality




  • Experience in plastic injection molding preferred, but not required
  • At least 3 years of Lead/Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment is required
  • Able to operate under pressure, meet strict deadlines, effectively prioritize work load and capacity to multi task
  • Ability to lead by example and build effective teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a factory environment and perform manual labor
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Ability to read and perform mathematical calculations and measurements with numbers, fractions, and decimals


Physical Requirements


  • Ability to bend and twist frequently and carry, walk, and reach constantly
  • Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 40 lbs frequently
  • Ability to work under varied temperatures consistent with the same climate conditions of the region (Heat, cold, humidity, etc.)
  • Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands and fingers
  • The typical noise lever for this position is loud due to heavy machinery
  • Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints and at multi-task functions


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Meadow Burke, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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