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Lead Hand - 2nd Shift

Location: Multimatic Indiana - Butler, Butler, Indiana, United States

Posted: April 26th, 2021

2nd Shift - 2pm-10:10pm 


Responsible for the overall quality, safety and efficient operation of the processes within their work area.   Has a working knowledge of all of the equipment within their assigned area with the ability to train others on that equipment.  Acts as a leader in their area to help develop operator’s job knowledge and uses continuous improvement to reach established objectives.


  • Understand and perform the supervisor’s responsibilities in their absence.
  • Responsible for following all established company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times.
  • Coordinate safety improvement projects and participate in injury 5-why corrective actions.
  • Determine tools needed for production to be successful and acquire them.
  • Assure PPE cabinet is maintained with appropriate levels of inventory and that the supervisor is notified of any potential shortages.
  • Assure production boards in their assigned area are reviewed and initialed on an hourly basis.
  • Responsible for daily 5-S audits in their assigned areas and for follow up to resolve issues found during the audit.
  • Utilize customer forecasts to perform daily production scheduling and assure schedule attainment.
  • Lead and direct production associates in their assigned areas on a daily basis.
  • Manage hold areas and assure timely disposition of product.
  • Lead meetings with production associates to discuss established objectives and how to make improvements in these areas.
  • Review OEE information on a daily basis and assure accuracy in the raw data.
  • Assure all new quality or process changes are communicated to production and assure proper training is provided if needed.
  • Assure all production associates are properly trained on the equipment they operate and that there is documentation to support that training via the training effectiveness evaluation.
  • Maintain the training matrix boards and assure their accuracy.
  • Provide thorough and clear communication to your supervisor, following shift and technical services regarding any problems concerning production.
  • Complete shift notes on a daily basis for the work centers assigned to them.
  • Work with supervisor to evaluate operator performance issues on the floor regarding safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Understand M2K and C2K issues and maintain accurate inventory via cycle counts and inventory adjustments.
  • Lead and participate in corrective action or continuous improvement activities.
  • Create and/or assist with work instructions for new and existing processes and maintain their accuracy.
  • Be available to attend future training as deemed necessary for this position.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently perform all assignments.
  • The ability to effectively train future individuals given this position.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor or designee.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED).    One year or more automotive manufacturing experience.  Prior leadership and/or technical experience would benefit this individual.  Must be able to perform and understand all job functions of a production operator. 

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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