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Production Lead -Day shift (7a-3p)

Dolco Packaging

This is a Full-time position in Wenatchee, WA posted April 28, 2021.

Who is Tekni-Plex?

We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.

Why Work for us?

With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day.

Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact.

Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future.

Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!

What is the position where you can add value?

We are actively recruiting for a Production Lead for our Wenatchee, WA plant location within our Dolco Packaging Division of Tekni-Plex.

In this role you will be proficient in the understanding of polystyrene manufacturing equipment with a thorough knowledge of the thermoforming, printing and extrusion operations.

Train department employees in the set-up, operation, adjustment and maintenance of production equipment.

May be expected to fill in during the absence of the Shift Supervisor.

Will be able to direct work activities, schedule employees, prepare necessary documentation.

Extremely high skill level; is considered the “technical expert” on the team/shift.


Other duties may be assigned.

Monitors/mentors departmental personnel in the set-up, operation and maintenance of machinery.

Assists supervisor in directing daily activities to promote and maintain a clean, safe and efficient work area.

Troubleshoots equipment and makes appropriate machine repairs/adjustments.

Coordinates activity between various shifts to ensure smooth transition of duties.

Performs quality inspections on extrusion and thermoforming and printing operations.

Monitors production output, assists in the scheduling of employees.

Assists in employee evaluation and the proper completion of performance evaluations.

Reviews machine output against production demands and researches ways to improve productivity.

Reviews and ensures that all SPC data and production reports are complete.

Ensures that established company Safety Philosophy, policies, rules, regulations and procedures are followed, ensuring compliance with SQF/HACCP policies.

Tekni-Plex Rewards: At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe.

We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment.

Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company.

Our rewards programs include: We offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Life and Disability 401(k) and Match Wellness Program including EAP Pay for Performance philosophy
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Successful completion of all forming, printing and padding (if appropriate) Job Skills Assessments.

Consistently demonstrates leadership behaviors and supports/drives Safety & Continuous Improvement initiatives.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to print simple sentences and legibly complete reports and time cards.

Ability to understand and follow verbal instructions.

Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and manufacturing terminology.

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and the general public.

Tekni-Plex is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement .

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