Team Lead - Bond

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-341935
    • Job Location: Oklahoma City, OK
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/11/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 07003
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Job Description



Provides on the job working leadership to employees in assigned areas. Performs 50% of Composite Assembler III duties 50% of the time in conjunction with the Team Leader essential job functions



  • Provides training assistance to new employees
  • Distributes jobs to team members daily based on departmental dispatch list
  • Actively supports management decisions and escalates employee/department concerns to immediate Supervisor
  • Provides timely and effective feedback to employees based on established quality and productivity standards
  • Assists supervisor/manager in the coordination of department goals by providing direction, coaching and feedback to employees. Provides performance feedback to supervisor to support performance appraisal process
  • Efficiently manages resources in area of responsibility.  Balances own workload and workload of others in order to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Applies knowledge and technical experience to solve problems and identify and implement process improvements
  • Ensures work area is kept clean and employees comply with all Company policies including: QMS, safety rules, standard operating procedures, and good manufacturing practices
  • May conduct start-up meetings that effectively communicate the daily goals and previous shift performance. Solicits employee feedback on missed opportunities and successes
  • Verifies department paperwork is completed properly and in a timely manner– minimize paperwork escapes.
  • Checks daily availability of necessary materials, tools and equipment, machinery
  • Ensures department is stocked with ample supplies required for Production (gloves, razor blades, tape, cotton swabs, etc.)
  • Effectively communicates “pass down” information to other shift leaders or personnel
  • Works cross-functionally with other department personnel, team leads, and supervisors
  • Proactively addresses flow interrupters, eliminates 7 forms of waste [where applicable]
  • Works closely with the Supervisor & the Inspection team to maintain quality and reduce overall product cost and rework
  • Suggests ways to simplify and improve methods and procedures wherever possible
  • Champions good safety practices throughout the facility and acts as an example for others to follow in order to maintain a safe working environment


Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned



This position has limited supervisory responsibilities 

Experience and Skills


  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing schedules, priorities and processes
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules
  • Knowledge of assigned work area manufacturing processes, tooling, techniques, and materials



  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of relevant experience in a production / manufacturing environment
  • Ability to read, diagrams, charts, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with others both verbally and in writing
  • Must be familiar with duties and requirement of each position assigned to the department
  • Must be able to operate multiple different hand-tools



  • Manufacturing environment / shared workbench or workstations
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools)
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds May be exposed to noise and hazardous chemicals and hazardous conditions.
  • Frequently required to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and/or to climb or balance
  • Occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • May work extended hours and/or weekends
  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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