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Assembly Operator Lead

Company: Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
Location: Cerritos
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:


Leads a team(s) of production operators who assemble complex component parts into complete connector units for entire product line and inspects work in process as required. Operates with a high degree of integrity in the performance of duties to foster good working relationships, develop a spirit of teamwork, and accomplish job goals. Uses Lean tools to drive productivity improvements (task time, cell balancing, visual controls, pull system, one-piece flow, etc.).


* Oversees daily cell(s) assembly operation.
* Works with Production Control in developing production schedules.
* Responsible for achieving required output and reports progress daily.
* Maintains a consistent and high level of efficiency and quality of workmanship in assembly process to ensure that production goals are met with minimal waste of time, effort, and materials. Performs some in-process inspection to reduce the occurrence of errors and the cost of scrap before adding value through subsequent operations.
* Monitors assembler trainees regularly to help develop skills and techniques, improve productivity and quality. Advises supervisor routinely of training needs or production problems to so appropriate action is taken.
* Records quantity, locations, and status of rework and scrap, in accordance with router instructions throughout the assembly process for quality traceability.
* Reports production results, including scrap and rework, in an accurate and timely manner and summarizes daily assembly activity for evaluation by the department supervisor.
* Ensures continuous production activity is maintained and assists with production problems.
* Identifies and resolves routine cell assembly problems and refers complex situations to the supervisor for evaluation and resolution.
* Calculates the usage of materials to anticipate needs and to maintain continuous cell assembly operations with minimal interruptions and wait time.
* Continuous Improvement activities
* Contributes to team effort in a collaborative and supportive manner.
* Other duties as required in support of the department and the company*


* This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities


* Clear ANSI Z87.1 safety rated glasses
* Hearing protection, in specific locations
* Ability to compile with JSA in specific areas
* Designated PPP equipment as specified


Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.


This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function 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.

* Ability to analyze and evaluate processes, procedures and quality
* Meets or exceeds the core values as described in the employee handbook
* Demonstrates a positive attitude
* Willingness to learn, change & contribute in a team environment
* Demonstrates excellent quality practices
* Demonstrates effective communication skills
* Demonstrates excellent teamwork skills
* Follows company processes and procedures
* Effective troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
* Ability to track and record jobs and to use known priorities to ensure on time completion of tasks.
* Basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills.


Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on equivalent basis

* High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of assembly experience in the same or related field. Experience in working in a lean cell environment preferred.


* Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
* Proficient written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to read and understand verbal and written instructions, read blueprints, drawings, and schematics.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 lbs. and occasionally up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, microscopes, and ability to adjust focus.

Keywords: Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Cerritos , Assembly Operator Lead, Other , Cerritos, California

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