Monoflo International
  • Winchester, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Position purpose (Why does the job exist? What is there to achieve or deliver?)

The Zone Lead is responsible for effective leadership of the production department ensuring compliance with plant safety/security and quality policies/procedures and ensuring that production activities are in line with plant objectives. Zone Lead champions the Monoflo culture throughout the organization and promotes good employee relations. Zone Lead provides input for short and long term strategic plans.

Competency: Knowledge, Skills & Experience (work experience, qualifications, specialist training, key skills, disposition)


  • Supervisory experience leading employees; experience in injection molding a strong plus (essential 3 + Yrs)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Four year (4) Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or related field preferred or equivalent experience:
  • Light to moderate physical effort required. Regularly required to sit, stand, reach and move frequently


  • Good understanding of the English language, both written and spoken (3 + Yr.)


  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, manufacturing systems (IQMS preferred)
    Must be able to use basic hand held tools; i.e. Utility knife, Hammer, & Clippers


  • Proven track record of leading teams and individuals to maximum potential and outcome
  • Must be able to provide and follow direction/guidance provided, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks/projects to meet deadlines
  • Must be very adaptable to manage changes in priorities

Team Player, Leader, Flexible, Adaptable to Change, Energetic


  • Positive outlook, Reliable, Confident, Easy-going

90 days of initial training. General Safety. Quality Assurance

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides and executes leadership, direction, and development with teams and coworkers required to meet plant production requirements and objectives.
  • Provides guidance and coaching to employees on company culture, policies and procedure
  • Plans and ensures adequate staffing on daily basis to meet production targets
  • Ensures all production employees are following safety, quality and environmental standards to achieve overall zero safety and quality incidents and a world class performance culture.
  • Develop plans and activities to meet quality/production targets established for cost reduction, yield improvements and efficiency gains.
  • Ensure that product on hold is minimized and in line with annual targets.
  • Work with production and support department managers/leaders to maximize objectives.
  • Strive for zero incidents and ensure a behavior based safety culture exists within the plant.
  • Monitor and control quality objectives related to yields, labor variance and holds.
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and plans to reduce cost through labor efficiency, material usage, and equipment use/design.
  • Manage multiple projects, requiring equal attention, meeting all objectives in timely manner.

Working Environment (the items below are required for the above position profile)

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Lifting over 10lb
  • Lifting over 20lb
  • Walking over 2hrs
  • Standing over 4hrs
  • Sitting over 2hrs
  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Climbing
  • Squatting
  • Repetitive motion

Freedom to Act & Decision Making (depth of control, supervision received, use of judgement & initiative, analytical ability)

  • Refer to standard work and quality assurance guidelines
  • Handle any defective or questionable conditions and report to Production Manager, Maintenance, Quality, etc. if necessary
  • Assess situations regarding processes or equipment to stabilize an manufacturing environment
  • Training (type and level of training)
  • Standard and in-depth work/knowledge specific to product/machine
  • Additional Quality Assurance as it pertains to Zone Leads
  • Coaching and support for operators and break operators

Communication & Networking (liaison with others, type and level of communications)

  • Operators Awareness / Support
  • Break Operators Awareness / Support
  • Production Handlers Awareness / Support
  • Zone Techs Awareness / Support
  • Zone Leads Awareness / Support / Understanding / Reinforcement
  • Production Manager Awareness / Training / Coaching / Support / Understanding / Reinforcement

People Management (supervisory responsibility, human relations skills)

  • Operators Training, Disciplinary Actions, Scheduling, Safety
  • Break Operators Training, Disciplinary Actions, Scheduling, Safety
  • Production Handlers Disciplinary Actions, Scheduling, Safety

This position profile sets out the duties of the position at the time it was developed. Such responsibilities may vary from time to time without changing the general nature of the position or level of responsibility. Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot of themselves justify a reconsideration of the salary range for the position.

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