209121 - Team Leader, Manufacturing
Up to $30.50 DOE
3 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Team Leader, Manufacturing for a contract opportunity in Hillsboro, OR.

The 2nd Shift Team Lead of Manufacturing is responsible for leading a team of hourly colleagues within a test and assembly manufacturing environment. The primary responsibilities include day-to-day oversight of departmental goals for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity and Employee Development. Additional duties include maintaining and repairing specialized equipment to established parameters and specifications. This position collaborates with the entire manufacturing team.

• Staffing: time-card administration, and OT Management, PTO and tracking overall attendance
• Employee Development: Individual Development Plans, Providing Coaching and Training
• Performance Management: updates weekly, daily/hourly production metrics and facilitates regular team meetings
• Facilitating team participation
• Resolving production problems
• Conducting performance evaluations
• Giving and receiving employee feedback
• Feedback – Provides written end of shift performance updates to Production Supervisor
• Oversee continuous improvement (PPI) initiatives/activities within the department
• Lead, participate and/or support meetings; monitor project progress, report out on key metrics
• Analyze procedures and production methods to improve quality, costs and/or productivity
• Conduct regular audits/GEMBA walks & implement improvements identified
• Define & drive safety initiatives
• Oversee & drive 6S program in areas of ownership
• First line of response for Manufacturing Team when they face equipment failure
• Identify and solve issues with circuit boards, cabling, and vacuum pumps
• Conduct routine preventative maintenance on sophisticated electronics
• Monitor equipment uptime using Key Performance Indicators and preemptively plan/schedule equipment repairs
• Install and qualify new Scanning Electron Microscope capital test equipment on an as needed basis
• Daily Team Meetings held to address barriers to production and to highlight employee wins
• Training is routinely provided either as On the Job or via our online portal.

• 2+ years of experience operating a Scanning Electron Microscope, trouble spotting and electronic equipment repair OR a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required skills
• Experience with low volume, highly complex manufacturing processes
• Demonstrated ability in successfully leading a team of colleagues
• 5+ years of manufacturing experience with at least 2 years in a leadership role
• At least 2 years of validated experience in a job-related industry with proficiency in operating Scanning Electron Microscopes & Mechanical and Electrical complex high-tech equipment repair
• Experience working in the field of Electronics and proficiency in Ultra High Vacuum strongly preferred
• Experience with problem-solving Scanning Electron Microscopes down to the component level
• Experience in lean manufacturing, 6S and continuous improvement a plus
• Experience with Windows-based and MS Office programs a plus (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access)
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• Ability to lift up to 35lbs
• Ability to use Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Soldering Irons, etc.
• Knowledge of Scanning Electron Microscopes, data acquisition, taking SEM images and measurements
• Knowledge of Electronics Manufacturing, Equipment Repair, High Voltage, and Ultra High Vacuum
• Ability to read work instructions and schematic drawings while conducting maintenance diagnosis of tools down to the component and software level
• Ability to analyze and address problems independently as well as collaboratively
• Ability to support projects, perform training and work efficiently as part of cohesive teams
• Self-motivated, self-starter with strong interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated skills in developing subordinates to their best potential. Team building, coaching, and mentoring skills. Conflict resolution
• Proven track record with optimally working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
• Comfortable operating in a cleanroom environment using appropriate PPE
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, successful in partnering with colleagues of differing cultural, language and educational backgrounds

Accredited Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
• 2+ years of experience operating a Scanning Electron Microscope, trouble spotting and electronic equipment repair OR a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required skills
• Minimum of a 2-year associate degree in a technical field like Electronic Engineering Technology, Microelectronics or Mechatronics preferred
• Military Technical Training in lieu of a technical degree may also be considered

Full-Time; 2nd shift (2pm-10:30pm PST) Some flexibility.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Billy James
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x340 or (800) 927-9318 x340

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.