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Operations Team Leader
Job Title
Operations Team Leader
Sullivan,  MO 63080
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Aerofil Technology, Inc. (ATI) is a LEAN continuous improvement culture with over 500 full-time employees and 17 production lines.  We are an expanding, global market place leader in LEAN contract packaging and are currently in need of one outstanding Operations Team Leader (OTL) for our day shift.

Ideal candidates will be responsible for increasing production effectiveness through improving line up-time, maximizing operating speeds, assist with Preventive Maintenance (PM) development and implementation, enhancing the education of line personnel, and reducing yield losses.  Candidates must have safety as number one priority and be ready to assume the following responsibilities:

  • Support management decisions
  • Recognize and use product and process knowledge to do root cause analysis for defect free product
  • Perform routine analysis of downtime data, work with Supervisor, Operator-4 (OP-4) and other Operations Team Leader (OTL) to correct any issues
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate good PM practices and Trouble shooting skills
  • Fully understand the set-up, changeover, and operation of all production and process equipment for overall effectiveness
  • Support daily production, while developing operators in techniques to enhance troubleshooting skills to maximize effective operation of equipment and lines and assist in the necessary adjustments or machine repairs as needed
  • Will be responsible for continuous improvement of line performance (safety-quality-changeovers-line
  • Must be able to operate hand tools, and some power tools to perform the needed repairs to process equipment and perform preventative maintenance
  • Assist production in exploring new and better ways to maximize line speeds and increase uptime including new design, lay-outs, reduce or eliminate changeover time, yield reduction ideas, and other process improvements that nurture continuous improvement
  • Monitor spare and change parts inventory for a designated production line, and assure proper availability of parts to maintain line up-time
  • Coordinate and pre-plan changeover activities (including communication with all support groups)
  • Monitor paperwork completion on line, including restocks, quality paperwork, and scrap paperwork
  • Assist with creating and implementing Standard Work procedures
  • Utilize job training program to ensure employees are trained regarding safety and job procedures, following all available Standard Work procedures
  • Communicate progress of team to immediate Supervisor
  • Work with team members and OTL from other shifts to address issues common to each line (Communication between Operators, Training Needs, Housekeeping Issues, PM, etc)
  • Other duties as may be assigned by supervisor


Aerofil Technology, Inc offers competitive compensation package including Health and Dental benefits, 401(k), Profit Sharing, paid holidays and paid vacation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Interested applicants may submit a resume on our "Careers" page online at www.aerofil.com,
or apply in person at Aerofil Technology, Inc., 225 Industrial Park Drive, Sullivan, MO. 63080

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