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Production Lead in Stanley, VA
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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    Stanley, VA
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Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


Efficiently manage the daily production needs through the department.  Adjust staffing as needed, motivate employees in their area to meet production goals.  Oversees, monitors, and coordinates production team activities, giving importance to individual member's and overall team's achievement of established goals. Ensures team's goals are aligned with and representative of the overall company's directive. Acts as liaison between team members and the rest of the organization.

 Lead by example: (safe, punctual, drive for good quality, on time delivery and communication with all employees), Deliver daily tool box talks and conduct pre-shift exercises, effectively mentor, coach and guide employees in their area, conduct safety and SOP trainings - update monthly, conduct monthly  audits, weekly quality audits, daily restroom/cafeteria clean up, monitor end-of-shift clean-up activities and restock the next shift for success, gather/assemble/distribute equipment/tools for start-of-shift, effectively communicate with other leads on both shifts, and recommend/drive corrective actions. Support continuous improvement efforts.

Work with minimal supervision.  Ensuring operations within their department conducted without injury, efficiently, and timely to meet customer demands. Monitor production process flow; make adjustments in staffing/product run as necessary to meet labor, COQ, and delivery targets. Ensure all floor reports are completed accurately and timely.                

Recommend disciplinary actions and participate in disciplinary actions given. Communicate when non-MP inventory items get low. Daily communications with counterpart. Complete maintenance work orders for repairs as necessary.               


Knowledge of manufacturing production processes and needs to complete daily demands.  The ability to make decisions with limited information. Read/interpret schedules/tickets, customer specifications, quality standards and read tape measure to 1/32'. Understand the job requirements for all positions within their area of responsibility. Some knowledge of upstream/downstream departments processes. Strong knowledge of how their department impacts the next department and the next shift.               

See/interpret production flow, make decisions with limited information, leadership skills, soft/people skills, motivational skills, strong planning, follow-up, and executions skills. Ability to recognize strengths/performance levels and create teams to maximize production output. Anticipate upcoming production needs and provide support to ensure timely delivery of product.           

Long hours on feet/walking/standing - Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, bending, lifting, stooping, twisting.

Masonite offers competitive pay, health care insurance options for medical, dental, and vision, life & accident insurance,  disability,  savings and investment options including 401K and flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and more.


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