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Production Team Lead--2nd Shift

Date: Nov 4, 2019

Kaliburn Inc., a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, engineers and manufactures plasma cutting systems, plasma torches, plasma consumables and control system units for high-tech cutting applications. Building new products that constantly raise the bar in the industry is possible through a strong foundation of engineering talent such as mechanical, fluid dynamics, heat transfer and software engineers.

Req. ID: 18521 


This role is responsible for ensuring all production cells are actively engaged to meet daily customer demand and production schedules.  The Production Team Lead provides effective training to the cells and ensures safety and quality standards are maintained at all times.  The Production Team Lead will assemble products by using a variety of hand and power tools, fixtures, work instructions and test equipment to perform a series of operations to correctly assemble/test parts.   




  • Work with supervisor/planner to set goals and manage staffing assignments to ensure customer demand and the production schedule are met
  • Coordinate and serve as mentor for employee training
  • Report problems or concerns with quality, processes, equipment, materials and labor to Production Supervisor
  • Work closely with support staff such as Technicians, Manufacturing Engineering, Production Supervisor, Materials and Logistics to resolve issues
  • Observe, maintain, coordinate and complete standard work
  • Update production metrics and facilitate regular team communication
  • Identify and support continuous improvement using LEAN Principles
  • Maintain a clean and organized production environment to facilitate manufacturing functions
  • Ensure safe working conditions
  • Perform general duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires



  • High school diploma and two years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety roles, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and continual process improvement principles
  • Experience leading teams or projects
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiar with SAP
  • Manages conflict
  • Instills trust
  • Self-development
  • Problem Solving
  • Being resilient
  • Action-oriented
  • Situational adaptability
  • Customer 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.
    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is typically required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; see, talk and hear.  The employee regularly lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. 
    Lincoln Electric promotes equal employment opportunities and will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination, against any applicant or employee because of age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation.
    Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market.  Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 60 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries.  For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company’s website at

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of  Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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