Value Stream Leader - 2nd Shift

1900 18th St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360, USA Req #194
Thursday, June 24, 2021

$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS! 


Love where you work at Pure Fishing! We’re building the world’s best fishing company…join us! Our company is actively seeking Value Stream Leaders at our Spirit Lake, IA facility on a 2nd shift schedule. Current starting pay for this direct hire role is $22.76 per hour. Interested? Read below for more information!

Value Stream Leader Responsibilities:

  • Works as the line leader to ensure production needs are meet
  • Drives a continuous improvement culture by involving coworkers in problem-solving and decision-making as well as recognizing them for exceptional work
  • Leads the day-to-day production activities within the cell(s) to ensure that current commitments are achieved while improvements are being made
  • Tracks daily performance and verifies team leader counter measures and recovery plans are in place for missed targets
  • Ensures process center communication boards are being used on a daily basis
  • Recommends and implements changes regarding production capability, tooling, and machine replacement to continually improve manufacturing productivity
  • Coordinates and directs activities that respond to customer needs through contact with materials, maintenance and engineering departments
  • Assists with developing and implementing current and future state value stream maps and continuous improvement plans
  • Supports new process and product development and implementation
  • Ensure SWI, SOF, SOP documentation is up to date and accurate
  • Leads training in their area(s)
  • Troubleshoots first level issues and performs first level maintenance
  • Ensures a clean and safe working environment for all coworkers, maintaining 6S standards and emphasizing prevention of potential hazardous conditions
  • Addresses unsafe acts and conditions, as well as conducts safety training for coworkers
  • Reports accidents in a timely manner and participates in accident investigations as required

Value Stream Leader Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); College preferred or 2-5 years related experience and/or training with a proven track record in a high volume, multi-product manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Demonstrated understanding of business principles and plant manufacturing processes
  • Previous experience leading others and serving as project lead
  • Knowledge and experience in applying lean manufacturing principles and demonstrated abilities in continuous improvement
  • Demonstrates leadership skills
  • Self-motivated; a strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize
  • Logical thinking, strong problem solving and root-cause analysis skills
  • Comfortable in a team oriented environment where success of the company is of paramount importance
  • Ability to achieve desired results by motivating associates to meet goals
  • Strong initiative and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to work effectively with coworkers across all disciplines and levels within the organization
  • Strong computer skills; proficient in MS Office, Excel, and Power Point applications; SAP experience strongly preferred as well.
  • Able to drive an environment where teamwork, accountability and lean thinking are highly valued
Pure Fishing is THE global leader in the fishing tackle industry, with a portfolio of iconic brands that includes Abu Garcia, Berkley, Fenwick, Penn, Pflueger, Shakespeare, SpiderWire, and Ugly Stik. Our team of industry-leading experts and our global network of operations and innovation hubs produce world-class products designed to delight our customers and exceed the needs of anglers worldwide.   But fishing to us is not just about business, it is about time shared with family and friends, time on the water, excitement and the environment. We are a passionate team dedicated to creating memorable experiences by helping anglers everywhere have more fun catching more fish.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing and Operations
  • Job Function Supply Chain
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 1900 18th St, Spirit Lake, IA 51360, USA