Lakeside Manufacturing, Inc
  • Operations
  • West Allis, WI, USA
  • Starting at $60k and up depending
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance, Plus More!

We are looking for the right candidate that can see the big picture, lead people, manage process, and translate that into attainable goals through coaching and motivating your team!   In addition, skills sets such as promotion of team building, generating and fostering an environment of improvement ideas and maintaining safe working conditions is a must. This person will lead, coach and develop their team's talents and promote the right behavior.

Reporting to the Plant Manager the Group Leader directs the activities of the assembly and welding in a proficient manner that ensures the correct quality and quantity of work completed on time.

This position is for the Group Leader (production supervisor) of several of Lakeside's standard product lines.  The ideal candidate will have worked in manufacturing for at least 5 years, or had at least 5 years' experience in a leadership role with 5-10 direct reports.   A bachelor's degree is preferred, however the right candidate could offset that by having professional certifications in areas such as lean manufacturing, six sigma green belt, or operational leadership.   Prior experience in a union environment is a plus.    

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

  • Meet the requirements of the Lakeside Vision Statement and Guiding Principles.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that promotes harmonious relationships among customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Develop, interpret and ensure the consistent application of organizational policies.
  • Assign production team members to appropriate work areas/planners to meet or exceed sales order schedules.
  • Coordinate assignments within work areas/planners to ensure appropriate cross training.
  • Maintain the highest quality standards of all product and processes.
  • Direct team members in the pursuit of Continuous Improvement in Process, Tools, Equipment, Layout, Fixturing, Process Audit, Lead-Time Reduction etc.
  • Maintain safe work environment by managing adherence to company safety policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices. Conduct interviews of employment applicants.
  • In concert with Plant Manager and Human Resources Manager, evaluates skill level of team members and coordinates promotions and transfers.
  • Ensures adherence to labor contract provisions. 
  • Confer with other departments, including, but not limited to: Purchasing, Accounting, Sales, Engineering, Informational Technology, Human Resources, etc. achieve cross-functional business goals.    


Our vision is to create an agile organization that has a "can do" behavior that is easy and enjoyable to do business with. • Customer Focused – Our shared goals and actions are defined through understanding, meeting, and exceeding our customers' current and future needs. • Continuous Improvement – Our effort in creative continuous improvement allows us to be flexible and responsive. • Information Driven – Our collection and analysis of easy-to-use information allows everyone to make well-informed decisions. • Cooperative Atmosphere –We encourage, develop, and combine our individual talents to allow everyone to be part of rewarding team efforts.

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