Manufacturing production leads are responsible for a variety of tasks including planning, scheduling, and helping resolve production issues. Their main objective is to ensure that all production projects are completed in a timely manner and stay within budget. In the manufacturing environment, the production lead supervises the entire production line. They handle scheduling and oversee floor operations, monitoring the performance of production workers, verifying product quality, handling scheduling, and tracking key performance metrics (such as those related to quality and efficiency).
Production Lead, Manufacturing Tasks
Act as department communicator during status meetings, management updates, and staff shift changes.
Perform manufacturing processes to aid in fulfillment of production timeline and goals.
Lead, train, and coach manufacturing staff to ensure requirements are met for production, fulfillment, and employee safety.
Organize shift schedules; track and report daily metrics.