Generac Power Systems

3rd Shift Production Lead - Berlin

Job Locations US-WI-Berlin
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/19/2018 9:46 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Manufacturing Operations


Position Description:

  • Maintains safe work area by identifying and eliminating unsafe work practices and hazards;  follows and enforces Generac safety guidelines; sets example of safe work practices
  • Hands-on facilitator of work flow, teams and materials to ensure production goals are met
  • Train new team members
  • Motivate team members to meet production requirements
  • Ensure work standards are being followed
  • Assigns and realigns work and team members to ensure efficient flow of key processes
  • Ensure daily KPI data is reported, including Day-by-Hour reporting
  • Makes corrections to processes that are at or above control limits.
  • Provides technical support for manufacturing difficulties; regularly submits continuous improvement ideas; supports team members in CI ideas
  • Requests and Continuous Improvement ideas; supports team members in ECR and CI ideas
  • Ability to work at any station or perform any task in assigned process
  • Identify and resolve bottlenecks in assembly process to ensure timely and efficient completion of production goals
  • Ensures downstream communication of Operational Objectives to production teams; communicates tooling, equipment and personnel issues to Area Supervisor



  • Sound communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to analyze data and make recommendations
  • Ability to troubleshoot manufacturing defects
  • Must have three years experience in related manufacturing process or leadership position
  • Ability to identify, resolve and communicate personnel issues


Special Skills Required/Desired:

  • High school diploma or equivalent- Required
  • Basic Mechanical aptitude – Required
  • Basic Math Skills - Required
  • Knowledge of hand tools – Required
  • Ability to read diagrams/prints – Required
  • Electrical/Electrical Assembly experience – Desired
  • Knowledge of Pneumatic Hand Tools – Desired
  • Ability to follow direction and work in a team environment - Required



Equipment Used:

  • Hand tools, cutting machine, cable strippers, panduit machine, strippers, power tools, pneumatic tools, pallet jack, hoists, ladders, forklift


Physical Demands/ Working Conditions:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. 
  • Constantly perform repetitive tasks.
  • The employee is constantly required to stand extended periods of time; walk; reach above shoulders; stoop, kneel, and crouch.
  •  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequent pushing and pulling of carts, pallet jacks and units with up to 32 lbs of force.
  • Constant lifting of up to 50lbs without assistance or equipment.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.


(Occasionally=1-25% of the time; frequently=26-75% of the time; constantly=76-100% of the time)


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