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Manufacturing Team Leader Third Shift*

Location: New Bedford, MA

General Information

  • Salary Range: $65,000-$85,000
  • Hours: 10:00pm-6:00am
  • Number of openings: 1


As a leader in a three shift manufacturing facility located in New Bedford you will be responsible for implementing manufacturing objectives, including staffing and WIP levels to optimize machine utilization and minimize operating costs. Coordinate, coach, and facilitate team members in meeting quality, production, material usage, and cost standards and goals of the shift and plant. Select associates, administer employment wage policy, safety, health, attendance, and quality and production standards. Coordinate communication between shifts and teams regarding requirements, new product or process requirements/implementation and equipment maintenance. Monitor and evaluate team and individual performance. Monitor the status of orders; processing these according to date while troubleshooting problem orders to guarantee on-time delivery. Train associates in various quality improvement activities. Facilitate spontaneous problem solving sessions and drive changes via a change notice system. Ensure obstacles are eliminated to empower associates to pursue improvement proposals. Establish, monitor, and model team norms, quality communication and conflict resolutions. Ensure effective training and integration of new associates, recognize/reward accomplishments.


The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in business or related fields, have 5 years or more of supervisory experience in a manufacturing facility, and must be able to work over time when needed. Some travel may be required to support current facility, other locations, attend trade shows, seminars, training and educational events. Must be able to be present in the manufacturing environment on a regular basis for extended periods of time and is therefore, subject to normal exposures to dust, heat, chemicals, and noise present in a manufacturing environment.

Acushnet Company offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical & dental; 401 savings plan; tuition assistance; life & disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness facility; and generous product discounts.

Acushnet Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among others, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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