Janicki Industries Published: September 29, 2017
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The Cell Lead position involves leading one or more teams in the execution of various manufacturing processes such as: composite fabrication, infusion, assembly, welding, mill operations, metrology, ovens, or Waterjet operations. Position is responsible for the quality and quantity of work performed under their charge as well as the training and safety of their crews. Primary responsibility is the completion of assigned shift work, also including: assigning and explaining daily tasks to workers; monitoring work progress and compliance with policies and procedures; training and assisting technicians. Production Lead assists supervisors, managers, and engineers with managing the daily work load and troubleshooting technical issues. Production Lead will actively participate in classroom and on-the-job training leading to reasonable advancement in skill level; will work other areas as assigned. Working hours may overlap shifts to facilitate work in progress transition.


Reads, interprets, and follows pass downs, work orders, isometric drawings, blueprints, work instructions and other technical and non-technical documents
Navigates Quality Management database for instructions/procedures with proficiency
Leads and gives direction to others while performing the same manufacturing processes
Organizes work crew with the job overview and layout of work
Provides on the job training to new workers
Improves the technicians understanding of the work and build the technical skills of the team
Improves the quality and efficiency to ensure the Quality of our products continually meets or exceeds our customer’s requirements
Keeps work orders stamped, dated and organized
Enforces Janicki Industries Rules and Safety Practices and keep work areas clean and organized
Monitors and records material usage as required
Enforces 5S, AS9100 and Nadcap Standards and Practices throughout all work performed
Limits and controls use of shop consumables
Participates in training, safety and quality programs

U.S. PERSON STATUS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION. Proof of US Citizenship or Permanent Residency may be required due to access to sensitive data and our coverage under EAR and ITAR regulations.


High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required. A two year technical certificate or BA in a directly related field may be substituted for experience.

1 year manufacturing experience is required. Prior experience in composite or fiberglass fabrication and repair is preferred.

Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language

Must have the ability to read, understand and follow work orders, written procedures, blueprints, drawings and other technical documents


Computers, hand/power tools, etc.


Job requires use of personal protective equipment due to hazards relevant to eyes, ears, skin and lungs. Working hours may overlap shifts to facilitate work in progress transition.

Janicki Industries is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action - Disabilities - Veteran Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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