Material Lead | 40HRS

Material Lead

Work Location: Sanjose, California

Job type: Full-Time

Posted: 03-27-2023

Salary: $19 - $22 USD / Hourly


Job Responsibilities

·         Monitor levels of materials and/or consumables for upcoming weekly production - notify supervisor of any impending shortages.

·         Moves, delivers, and stores incoming material or Warehouse areas.

·         Utilizes material handling equipment (i.e. forklift, pallet jack, walkie stacker, etc.) as required.

·         Identify and label material for storage.

·         Monitor inventory levels, flag discrepancies for validating the accuracy of the inventory.

·         Assist with conducting communication meetings with employees (such as pre-shift).

·         Respond to minor personnel inquires, escalating to Supervision as needed.

·         Ensure Employees have the proper tools and materials to perform their work efficiently and safely.

·         Ensure lines are staffed based on labor optimization for the production schedule.

·         Be a resource to Team Members with trouble shooting and ability to read/understand/explain technical drawings, reports, and work instructions.

·         Through collaboration with the Supervisor, identify training needs and participate/advise in cross training needs and efforts.

·         Positively represent and support the Company’s policies and procedures.

·         Effectively communicate cross departmentally and cross functionally.

·         Participate in continuing improvement projects, 5S and lean manufacturing initiatives.

·         Additional duties and projects as assigned.

Job Requirements


·         High school diploma or GED equivalent.

·         Ideally 3-5 years manufacturing experience, with ideally 1-2 years in a Leader role.

·         Experience in 5S/Lean Manufacturing principles including receiving, storage, stocking, picking, staging, and shipping (preferred)

·         Having knowledge in supply chain concept.

·         Forklift certification a plus


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