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Lead Operator

Company: IWT Primary Manufacturing Plant
Location: Winchester
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


Infiltrator Water Technologies (IWT) is a market leader within the onsite wastewater treatment industry, Infiltrator manufactures a variety of revolutionary products and innovative, environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional stone and pipe leachfield and concrete septic wastewater system components. IWT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Drainage Systems (ticker: WMS, NYSE).

The majority of our products are produced almost entirely from recycled resins. Infiltrator's recycling operation is among the country's top twenty producers / consumers of recycled resins and among only a few of whom consume 100% of that resin in the finished products produced. Infiltrator operates some of largest molding machines and robotics producing the largest plastic molded parts in the world. IWT has always and continues to compete on innovation; we hold over 200 patents.

ResponsibilitiesSeeking 2 Lead Operators that are have strong problem solving skills, an out-of-the-box critical thinker that can multi-task. Need to possess excellent communication skills and the patience and understanding to mentor a Team of diverse individuals. A quick learner with a mechanical aptitude and root-cause-analysis skills. Well grounded and able to calmly handle the pressures of performing in a dynamic, faced-paced environment.
Work schedule will be: Monday - Friday, 1 Lead Operator will work 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and 1 Lead Operator will work 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Essential Job Functions:

Lead Team in the day-to-day operation of the Post Consumer Recycling Line including; Safety, process monitoring and troubleshooting, production scheduling, housekeeping, inventory control, material handling and verification of quality of finished product.
Effectively communicate instructions and mentor Team members in the performance of their tasks to include; Assistant Operators, Sorters and Material Handlers.
Guide and assist Maintenance Team with equipment repairs and the development and execution of a Preventitive Maintenance Program.
Lead advocate for Safety and housekeeping in all areas to include processing and inventory areas.

Qualifications (must have):

2-3 years of processing experience in a manufacturing environment. (Post Consumer Plastic Recycling to include Sorting, Shredding, Grinding and Washing preferred)
Excellent record of attendance, punctuality and safety
1-2 years of prior leadership and mentoring experience is required
Forklift and Aerial Lift experience a must
Proficiency with MS Office programs
Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds
Must Have the flexibility to work varying schedules and occasional weekends

Qualifications (beneficial):

Prior experience with, or exposure to ERP/SAP Inventory Management Software

Keywords: IWT Primary Manufacturing Plant, Lexington , Lead Operator, Other , Winchester, Kentucky

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