Jarden Corporation 2nd Shift Lead - Final Inspection in Denton, Texas

About Jostens

Celebrating 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas.

At Jostens, we help people capture, celebrate and inspire through their stories and accomplishments with uniquely customized and personalized products for students and families, educators and schools, teams, and world class athletes and their fans.

Position Overview

The Team Leader directs and coordinates the manufacturing operations of the assigned area. His or her responsibilities include meeting assigned requirements for quality, quantity, cost, delivery, inventory, cycle time, and safety. The individual is responsible for production schedules, quality control, OJT, and allocation of materials, human resources, and equipment within their area of responsibility. He/she is also responsible for effectively interacting with fellow team leaders, supervisory and management staff as well as employees within their department and all support areas. This hourly position is designed as a successor for supervisor/management positions. Pay Range for this position $15.55 - 26.37 per hour.


Importance - Accountability -%Time

1).Oversee production for area of responsibility ensuring product is manufactured within quality, cost and time guidelines.25%

2).Ensure areas of responsibility are staffed to meet production goals; evaluate staffing on a daily and weekly basis and make necessary adjustments to maintain output objectives while maximizing efficiency and minimizing overtime.25%

3).On a daily basis, participate in team meetings to manage and communicate progress on daily and weekly goals, audit results, and potential barriers to success. Ensure same expectations and goals are in turn communicated to employees.15%

4).Ensure employee and workstation readiness. Maintain appropriate workstation supply levels. Provide employee training as necessary and provide input on training needs. 15%

5). Identify problems and issues. Research root cause(s), detect and implement solutions. Escalate problems and communicate with other production areas as appropriate. Provide informal performance feedback. Escalate employee/personnel issues as appropriate.10%

6).Measure, analyze and communicate key performance indicators. 5%

7). Ensure compliance with policies and procedures for the area.5%

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an incumbent. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of activities, duties or responsibilities. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


-Education: Associate¿s degree in related discipline preferred

-Previous manufacturing experience preferred

-Excellent communication skills required

-Analytical and problem solving skills required

-Working knowledge in PC skills required; MS Office, AS400, Oracle preferred

-Experience with implementation of continuous improvement, process improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma standards of operations preferred.

- Must be able to read and accurately interpret order related documentation

-Must be able to visually check product for compliance with quality standards and customers specifications

-Plan and coordinate activities of 10-50 people in areas of responsibility

-May stand 15%, walk 85% of the normal work day, as required by department.

-Must be able to understand departmental processes and order flow, and tooling, as required by department.

Why Jostens?

Jostens is comprised of dynamic teams of individuals who support the mission of schools, groups and teams by passionately helping people express themselves, celebrate experiences and traditions, recognize achievements and share their stories. We value innovation, integrity, diversity and exceptional performance and want to make that apparent in every experience we deliver.

Jostens is committed to attracting and retaining the brightest and most talented individuals to our company by offering competitive compensation, a progressive and nurturing culture and growth potential. In addition to our traditional benefit offerings, Jostens offers charitable gift matching programs for employees, scholarships and charitable contributions to the communities we serve. Employees also enjoy tuition reimbursement benefits, progressive career planning as well as comprehensive medical benefits and a 401K matching program. Jostens supports and promotes healthy living through education and incentive programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Jostens participates in the E-Verify process.

COMPANY: Jostens, Inc.

Requisition Id: 22670

Location: TX- Denton