Silgan Assembly Team Leader in Grandview, Missouri


Coordinates activities of production workers by performing the following duties.


All employees are expected to act in a safe manner at all times and ensure that those around them do not put themselves or others at risk. Everyone is personally accountable for his/her own safety as well as their co-workers.

Safety and health is a shared responsibility of everyone in the organization and a condition of employment. We value and expect engagement out of all employees.

Co-workers share the responsibility for doing the right thing for the environment and carrying out the stewardship principles addressed in our HH&B Environmental Policy. We will provide the resources necessary to implement this policy, and management will conduct periodic reviews to ensure its ongoing effectiveness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications and direct setup and adjustments of machines.

  • Study production schedules and estimate worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Interpret company policies to workers and enforce safety regulations.

  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed by all and actions for non-compliance are fair, consistent and timely.

  • Interpret specifications and job orders to workers and assign duties.

  • Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules.

  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.

  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency.

  • Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems.

  • Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

  • Maintain time and production records.

  • Perform activities of workers supervised.

  • Evaluate and complete performance reviews ensuring all reviews are fair, consistent and timely within the assigned work cell

  • Directly supervises 3 to 12 employees in assembly. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

  • Set clear and consistent performance expectations for employees and instill a culture of Accountability

  • Coaching others for development; identify and develop people to promote within the organization

  • Administer all performance related issues within cell group.

  • Act as a main liaison between other support departments (QA, Maintenance and Materials).

  • Responsible for area and housekeeping of same, such as cleaning machines and areas around them as needed during shift.

  • Promotes safety in the workplace, follows all safety rules, and recognizes and corrects unsafe work conditions.

  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime. The regular schedule for this position exceeds eight hours per day, 40 hours per week.

  • Must follow all work rules and policies.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Must be able to operate a computer and printer. Must also be able to use the following small tools: Allen wrenches, screwdrivers, pry bars, pliers, and calipers. Must be able to read and set various gauges, scales and date stamp. Must be able to utilize a scanner to call in skids and send out skids.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentage and draw/interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to handle problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and sit, bend, stoop, twist, kneel, squat, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 58 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Requisition ID: 8858