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Production Team Lead

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Muscatine
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

HON and Allsteel, industry leaders in office furniture design and manufacturing, is in search of a Production Team Leader to our Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) team in Muscatine, IA!

Production Team Leaders are entry level management positions that are responsible for providing daily leadership to production workers in assigned departments through guidance from upper level leaders. They assist in meeting our customer order needs through execution of daily production schedules as well as achieving goals in safety, quality, efficiency and continuous improvement. They lead in the identification, analysis, resolution, documentation, and communication of problems related to production. They contribute on a regular basis to the continuous improvement initiatives of the Factory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Lead and motivate teams of production workers to meet daily customer order goals in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
• Investigate, analyze and resolve various system (process), part (materials flow), or people issues to correct deficiencies, reduce costs, improve processes/performance using root cause analysis and problem solving skills
• Provide daily leadership to team including leading communications, administering company policies and procedures, and developing strong team dynamics.
• Recommend and implement improvements and/or modifications in sequence of operations

What it takes…
- Our ideal candidate is an excellent communicator with strong leadership      skills, the ability to problem solve, and drive change.
- 1-3 years experience in a manufacturing environment
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills including root cause analysis 

We look forward to hearing from you! 


Why HNI Corporation?

HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments.  The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands.  The residential building products segment is the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories. 

As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”, by Fortune magazine as “The Most Admired Company” in the furniture industry; and named by Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies for leadership development.

Leveraged Furniture Operations (LFO) is the branded name for our furniture manufacturing and operations structure.  This encompasses all roles in manufacturing, plant engineering, supply chain, distribution and logistics, as well as some roles in finance and accounting, and human resources.  By centralizing these key functions, we enhance our efficiencies, reduce costs, and ultimately improve our customer’s experience with HNI!  When you accept a role in LFO, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on both our future and yours with work that matters, empowerment and autonomy, and growth without limits. 

We invite you to visit us at www.HNICorp.com for the best visual overview of our organization.


Keywords: HNI Corporation, Davenport , Production Team Lead, Other , Muscatine, Iowa

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