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Team Lead, Machining, Gundrill, 3rd Shift (15% Premium)

Company: Orchid Orthopedics
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

The Team Lead ensures the day to day operations of his/her assigned area and shift, directing the work and providing assistance to team members to ensure the correct processes are being followed at all times. He/She supports operations as subject matter expert and participates in coaching, training, and developing employees.

The Team Lead, Machining Direct primarily performs work alongside the members of his/her team in the 02 cell.

BRI - Shift 3 (15%) (United States of America - Michigan)


  • Assist the Supervisor, Operations in the oversight of shop-floor day to day processes or operations
  • Assign work to ensure On-Time In Full completion of work. Monitors individual productivity, as directed by Supervisors. Reports outcomes to Supervisor.
  • Ensure materials are available to complete scheduled work; maintain consumable supplies (e.g. Kanban)
  • Ensure production metrics are being tracked as required and earned hours are achieved
  • Report out at daily Gemba and lean daily management (LDM)
  • Assist Supervisor in developing and implementing procedures, and ensure they are being followed
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, worker performance, quality and delivery of product
  • Keep the Supervisor promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance
  • Daily and where needed, perform the work of the team members, ensuring coverage and continuous operation
  • Coach team members to be successful
  • Assist or perform training of personnel as directed by the department supervisor.
  • Communicate the performance goals to the individuals in the department.
  • Communicate regularly to supervisor on performance, quality, schedules, operations and other issues as necessary.
  • Assist in eliminating safety hazards; promote safe work practices and environment; investigate accidents as necessary.
  • Complete various reports, audits, checklists and training forms as scheduled or requested and provide information to other personnel as necessary.
  • Visually inspect machined parts
  • Ensures standard operating procedures (standard work) are available, up to date, and followed by team members
  • Produces parts by editing programs, setting up, and operating a machine, such as; a computer numerical control (CNC) machine or other equipment, as applicable
  • May participate in interviewing candidates for positions. Does not have hiring/termination authority.
  • Is a technical subject matter expert to employees.
  • Inspecting equipment to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects
  • Perform basic maintenance on machines to ensure proper function


2+ Years of experience in a manufacturing environment (Required), Experience as a trainer (Preferred), Experience leading a small group or project team (Preferred), Experience of the processes in the work area (Preferred)

Associates of Science (A.S), , High School Or Equivalent Required, Associates of Arts (A.A)

Any - Trade School

Accuracy and Attention to Detail (Working Experience), Accuracy and Attention to Detail (Working Experience), Active Learning (Working Experience), Blueprint Reading (Working Experience), Coaching (Working Experience), Communication (Working Experience), Computer Knowledge (Working Experience), Data Entry (Working Experience), Decision Making and Critical Thinking (Basic Knowledge), GD&T (Basic Knowledge), Interpersonal Communication (Working Experience), Leadership (Working Experience), Machine Set Up (Working Experience), Managing Multiple Priorities (Working Experience), Manufacturing Industry (Basic Knowledge), Manufacturing Regulatory Environment (Working Experience), Manufacturing Safety (Extensive Experience), Mathematical Ability (Working Experience), Operational Functions (Extensive Experience), Problem Solving (Working Experience), Quality Inspection Metrology Tools (Working Experience), Quality Management (Extensive Experience), Standard Operating Procedures (Extensive Experience), Team Management and Team Building (Basic Knowledge), Time management (Working Experience) {+ 1 more}

  • Opportunity to work in a growing company
  • Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Ability to work in an organization that values:
    • Integrity First: We do the right thing
    • Teamwork: We are one Orchid
    • Results: Our results matter


Frequent and repetitive use of hands and fingers, and handle small objects and tools

Corrected vision of no less than 20/20

Viewing parts under microscope for extended periods of time

Lifting of materials to 60# up to 33% of the time.

Requires repetitive grasping, manipulation of materials.

Requires occasional sitting with frequent walking and/or standing.

Requires talking and hearing.

  • Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
  • Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

EOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: Orchid Orthopedics, Flint , Team Lead, Machining, Gundrill, 3rd Shift (15% Premium), Other , Bridgeport, Michigan

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