Team Lead – Lamination – Swing Shift – Sacramento, CA 95838

Job Description:


Provides on the job working leadership to employees in assigned areas. Performs 50% of Lamination III duties 50% of the time in conjunction with the Team Lead essential job functions


  • Provides training assistance to new employees

  • Distributes jobs to team members, daily, based on departmental dispatch list

  • Actively supports management decisions and escalates employee/department concerns to immediate Supervisor

  • Provides timely and effective feedback to employees based on established quality and productivity standards

  • Assists supervisor/manager in the coordination of department goals by providing direction, coaching and feedback to employees. Provides performance feedback to supervisor to support performance appraisal process

  • Efficiently manages resources in area of responsibility. Balances own workload and workload of others in order to meet schedules and deadlines

  • Applies knowledge and technical experience to solve problems and identify and implement process improvement

  • Ensures work area is kept clean and employees comply with all Company policies including: QMS, safety rules, standard operating procedures, and good manufacturing practices

  • May conduct start-up meetings that effectively communicate the daily goals and previous shift performance. Solicits employee feedback on missed opportunities and successes

  • Verifies department paperwork is completed properly and in a timely manner– minimize paperwork escapes.

  • Checks daily availability of necessary materials, tools and equipment, machinery

  • Ensures department is stocked with ample supplies required for Production (gloves, razor blades, tape, cotton swabs, etc)

  • Effectively communicates “pass down” information to other shift leaders or personnel

  • Works cross-functionally with other department personnel, team leads, and supervisors

  • Proactively addresses flow interrupters, eliminates 7 forms of waste [where applicable]

  • Works closely with the Supervisor & the Inspection team to maintain quality and reduce overall product cost and rework

  • Suggests ways to simplify and improve methods and procedures wherever possible

  • Champions good safety practices throughout the facility and acts as an example for others to follow in order to maintain a safe working environment

    Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned



Required Experience:


  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with peers and supervisors

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing schedules, priorities and processes

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

  • Knowledge of assigned work area manufacturing processes, tooling, techniques, and materials.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience

  • 5 years of relevant experience in a production / manufacturing environment

  • Ability to read, diagrams, charts, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with others both verbally and in writing

  • Must be familiar with duties and requirement of each position assigned to the department

  • Must be able to operate multiple different hand-tools


  • Manufacturing environment / shared workbench or workstations

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools)

  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time

  • Ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds

  • May be exposed to noise and hazardous chemicals and hazardous conditions.

  • Frequently required to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and/or to climb or balance

  • Occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • May work extended hours and/or weekends.


From: Kratos Defense


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