Taylor Communications, Inc. Production Team Lead, (2nd Shift) in North Mankato, Minnesota

Description Position at Card Fulfillment Services Card Fulfillment Services is seeking a Production Team Lead responsible for managing staff and materials in order to meet department schedules while accurately keeping all related records and documents. This position is responsible for training in new employees and working individually with current employees, while providing them knowledge on the departmental policies, procedures, and tasks. This position acts as a role model for all employees on the team. Additionally, this position should be able to recognize real and potential problems and clearly communicate information and data to the Production Supervisor. Shift Available 2nd Shift Responsibilities Include: Manage staff and materials to meet department schedules Train new and current employees on departmental procedures and practices and equipment operation Delegate tasks to team members Work with account managers to ensure all required job information is accurate and documented Coordinate job schedules within the department and provide production updates Coordinate all department production scheduling to include manning decisions Complete all production and quality reports Work with the warehouse and inventory representatives on material movement Ensure the sign off approvals meet production needs Provide frequent updates to Production Supervisor regarding issues and problems in the department as well as provide ideas for potential solution Responsible for acting as a positive role model to team members Assist in the ISO Quality Management System and audits Conduct visual checks of machinery and escalate any problems to leadership and maintenance Contribute to the team's production goals Understand and comply with all departmental policies and procedures Maintain a clean, organized work area Comply with all safety, DOT, HAZMAT and environmental policies and procedures Use all designated Personal Protective Equipment as required Behave in accordance with Travel Tags, Inc. Core Values Minimum Qualifications: Required: High School Diploma or equivalent Desired: Associates degree in manufacturing or a related field Preferred Qualifications: Ability to project a positive and inviting demeanor Understands all departmental policies, procedures and tasks Ability to provide clear, simple direction to Operators and Production Assistants Ability to delegate tasks Ability to comprehend number sequencing and recognize errors Ability to work with numbers Maintains a pattern of regular and predictable attendance Ability to follow written and verbal directions Ability to respond to continually changing priorities and coordinate multiple projects Perform a variety of tasks throughout the day in a fast paced work environment Interact constructively and effectively with all plant employees Strong customer service, interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills Ability to work in a team environment toward a common goal Reacts to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned A service-oriented individual with a high energy, positive and friendly demeanor Computer skills (Outlook, Excel and Word) Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English About Our Company We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay. Travel Tags was founded in 1973 as a manufacturer of luggage tags and travel accessories. We produced our first gift card in 1999, entering what is now a $100 billion growth industry. Today we're known as the preeminent solutions provider in the ever-changing stored-value market, and we ship hundreds of millions of gift cards throughout the world each year. Our turnkey solutions include design, e Commerce, card manufacturing, data management, secure packag