- Lenexa, KS
TonerCycle/InkCycle is an industry leading re-manufacturer of toner and ink jet cartridges.
Since the company’s creation, quality has been, and continues to be, the focus of every activity. We believe that consumers want two things from their aftermarket purchase: true cost savings and cartridges that print great the first time and every time. With these guiding beliefs, InkCycle continues to be the partner of choice for companies that are both desirous and capable of reselling premium quality aftermarket cartridges.
InkCycle provides products to office and computer products resellers, office products superstores, other national chain stores, and printer service companies.
InkCycle produces and distributes its line of aftermarket toner and inkjet cartridges throughout North America from Lenexa, Kansas.
It is the responsibility of a Team Lead to be the “humble servant” to the Production Technicians that they assist on a daily basis. S/he will assure adherence to production processes and ensure that productivity is consistent and stable.
Directly reports to the Production Supervisor.
Hours: 2nd Shift; 4:00 pm to 12:00 am
Support up to six (6) assigned product lines including line preparation and raw material acquisitions. Take full responsibility of specified production lines.
Must possess all required training and certifications.
Possess strong knowledge of cartridge components; i.e. component identification, use of cartridge components, and recognizing the cause and effect of component failures.
Familiarity with current and new product lines; i.e. name, product number and the printer(s) that utilize each cartridge type.
Support production technicians by supplying them the tools and resources needed to perform their job successfully and to answer questions and inquiries to ensure no down time on the manufacturing floor.
Ensure production technicians are properly trained and certified in current manufacturing processes - includes communicating and coordinating training needs and schedules with the Training Supervisor.
Ensure the integrity of processes.
Protect the integrity of the operator qualification system when line balancing in order to achieve production goals.
Provide constructive feedback to Trainers about training initiatives.
Responsible for developing and maintaining a positive, effective work atmosphere in the production environment.
Lead daily pre-shift huddles with Production Associates to communicate and share information. Responsible for achieving production goals and ensuring quality on specified lines.
Oversee line operation to produce quality products on a daily basis; includes adherence and enforcement of General Operating Procedures (GOPs), SOPs, quality, efficiency, safety and housekeeping initiatives; includes daily walk through and internal audits.
Assure the continuous flow of line operation with minimal down time.
Assist associates with meeting production standards by finding efficiencies such as proper approach to tasks and set up of work stations - involves identifying production processes that may be streamlined and automated.
Raise quality issues on the production floor to supervisor level through observation of fall out, PAFs, and technician feedback to resolve issues that would affect customer product satisfaction.
Drive down quality problems by communicating ongoing defects and concerns to the production supervisor.
Visually inspect use of components during the production process and notify production supervisor for discrepancies in quality standards.
Record production results on a daily basis for analysis.
Responsible for data collection when required; yield data, hours collected for cost per cartridge, etc.
Meet daily production schedules in a timely manner by communicating to production supervisor any issues which prohibit meeting production goals.
Hold production associates accountable to production standards by continuous evaluation of the standards. Notify Human Resources to work through progressive counseling when necessary.
Refer Associates to supervisor concerning work related incidents.
Promote team building and encourage associates to treat their fellow employees with respect and common courtesy.
Provide input to the production supervisor concerning employee development, advancement, counseling or terminations.
Conduct periodic employee evaluations.
Perform ongoing internal audits to ensure associates are following safety precautions as mandated on the production floor.
Provide ergonomics training to assist in driving down repetitive motion injuries.
Ensure policies, procedures, safety and housekeeping practices are followed.
Hold associates accountable for the cleanliness of their work stations.
Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
Care for Company assets.
Perform duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: Associate's Degree (AA) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; or minimum one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Intermediate level: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.
Skill: The ability to stay focused and has an attention to detail with high emphasis on accuracy. To care about accuracy in a fast paced, automated production environment. Must possess good memory skills and the ability to retain information and recall when needed. Ability to multitask. Proven ability to lead, communicate effectively and work well with others, and motivate people which have resulted in building stronger teams. Must possess reasoning skills and utilize problem solving skills.
BASIC skills - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write correspondence, reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
BASIC skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
BASIC skills - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Regularly stands and walks. Regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel. Regularly reach with hands and arms. Frequently stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly talk or hear.
LIFTS WEIGHTS OR EXERTS FORCE
Regularly lifts up to 25 lbs
Regularly requires close vision (The ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less), peripheral vision (The ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes remain fixed on a given point), depth perception (Three-dimensional vision, the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships to see objects where and as they actually are), ability to adjust focus (The ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. This is required when doing close work at varying distances from the eye).
Prefer distance vision (The ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more), color vision (the ability to identify and distinguish colors).
Regularly work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), and work near moving mechanical parts. Regularly works around acceptable levels of fumes or airborne particles and/or toxic or caustic chemicals. Regularly exposed to vibration.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We look forward to receiving your application!All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.