Production Lead - 1K Sign-On Bonus - Endicott, NY

Endicott, NY, US, 13760

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  497776



National Pipe & Plastics, a CRH company, is one of North America’s largest PVC pipe producers, serving the water and energy markets from two east coast locations in Endicott, NY, and Greensboro, NC.  But we’re more than just a manufacturer.  Our long history of exceptional customer service and product quality enables us to be a trusted and strategic solutions partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more.  As part of the CRH Infrastructure Products business, we are leading the industry with innovative, sustainable solutions with a safety-first mindset.


Job Summary


The production lead will lead a team completing plastic extrusion production of raw materials into finished goods. You will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the equipment, maintaining product quality, and leading a team of operators and technicians. Your primary goal will be to ensure the shift meets production targets while adhering to safety, quality, and efficiency standards. There is a $1000 Sign on Bonus.  The first $500 is given after 3 months of employment; the remaining $500 is given after 6 months of employment.




  • Oversee and coordinate the activities of the Bay to ensure smooth and efficient operation
  • Assign tasks, monitor progress, and provide guidance as needed
  • Ensure that equipment is properly set up, maintained, and operated according to standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and coordinate repairs or maintenance with the maintenance team
  • Assist supervisor with the production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries
  • Assist supervisor with staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities
  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action
  • Provide and facilitate effective communication and information flow with other departments
  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures
  • Regular engagement with Quality Control in the implementation and enforcement of quality control procedures to ensure that fittings meet the required specifications and standards
  • Conduct regular inspections and tests to verify product quality and address any non-conformities
  • Maintain housekeeping according to 5S standards
  • Promote a culture of safety and ensure compliance with all relevant safety regulations and company policies
  • Conduct regular safety inspections, provide training on safe work practices, and address any safety concerns promptly
  • Provide training and guidance to staff, ensuring that they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their duties effectively, identify training needs and organize relevant training programs
  • Maintain accurate records of production activities, equipment maintenance, and quality control results
  • Generate reports on production metrics, efficiency, and quality performance
  • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements
  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and cost reduction
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement process improvements, evaluate new technologies, and optimize material utilization
  • Maintains workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments


Education/Required Skills


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Additional technical or vocational training in manufacturing, mechanical or related field is preferred
  • Proven experience in manufacturing or a similar role within the plastics industry
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and quality control standards in the manufacturing industry
  • Leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and guide a team
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient computer skills for data entry, documentation, and reporting
  • Forklift certification a plus
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. regularly




  • The hourly pay rate is $25-$30/hr.


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jul 21, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Binghamton

Job Segment: Industrial, Data Entry, Forklift, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Administrative