Team Lead (Overnights)

Posted on 2019-11-22


Neenah Foundry - Deeter Operations
Lincoln, NE

Position Details

55 - 65 (6pm - 6am, Monday - Friday, some Saturdays) Hours per Week
Full Time
This is an hourly position.
$16 - $18 per hour, depending on experience Yearly
Start Date: 2019-12-09

Candidate Requirements

High School Diploma Education
1 - 3 years Experience
None Security Clearance

Job Summary

The Team Lead plays a key role with training new employees, answer questions, ensuring that work is being performed to the schedule and most importantly, set an example for others both in & outside of the department. 

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Edu & Exp



  • Responsible for the safety of the department employees.  Oversee employee-compliance to safety rules and procedures for the department, company, and regulatory agencies such as OSHA.
  • Make sure that all employees wear the required Personal Protective Equipment required for the job.
  • Ensure that parts being worked are completed in a timely manner.
  • Manage the inventory of tools, equipment, materials and supplies for the department.
  • Be the primary source to communicate problems experienced to the Finish Room Supervisor.
  • Resolve problems and barriers that impede work.  
  • Follow the daily schedule for grinding stations, machines, and drill presses.
  • Notify Supervisor and/or maintenance of any mechanical or safety issues.
  • Help out on the grinding lines, lathes, drill presses and forklift, when needed.
  • Make sure parts that are being worked are being tracked and recorded by employees – Verify and make employees accountable.
  • Perform and assist with general housekeeping and cleaning of work area and department on a daily basis.
  • Count production cards and enter production into the computer.
  • Place Audit tags on parts that need to be audited.
  • Mark castings that need cut (# required and dimensions) and any special information.
  • Keep watch of quality of parts that are being worked.
  • Parts that have an Audit tag – make sure employees are doing audits – may need to assist and verify. Make sure the Audit tags and magnets get put back on the audit board.
  • Earn a forklift license and drive forklift safely in performing jobs.
  • Keep watch of employees staying busy and working safely.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Communication – Oral, written, spoken word. Ability to communicate effectively with others using the English language. 
  • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy. 
  • Technical Aptitude – Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information. 
  • Organized – Ability to be structured, neat, and methodical.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task. 
  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly. 
  • Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety. 
  • Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task. 
  • Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards. 
  • Autonomy – Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Honesty / Integrity – Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace. 
  • Resilient – Ability to recover from, or adjust to setbacks. 
  • Working Under Pressure – Ability to stay focused, and complete assigned tasks under stressful situations. 
  • Self-starter – self-motivated, knows what needs to be accomplished, and works effectively with limited supervision
  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. 
  • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem. 
  • Resourcefulness – ability to obtain and put into use the proper equipment, facilities, materials, and personnel to complete work.
  • Coaching and Development – able to provide information guidance and feedback to strengthen another’s skills and knowledge.
  • Motivation – able to inspire and encourage others to reach goals and perform at their full potential.
  • Time Management – effectively utilize available time for completion of necessary tasks.


This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

Edu & Exp
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required for this position. 
  • Post secondary schooling, training or certification is desirable. 
  • One to three years of prior Lead experience (preferred)
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing or heavy industrial setting (required)
  • Knowledge of tools used in the Finish Room and their applications (preferred)
  • Read and understand drawings and blueprints.
  • Communicate (read, write and speak) in English is required. Ability to communicate in Spanish is desirable.
  • Basic computer software experience is required (Work, Excel, PPT, email)

Up to 5% travel may be required for outside training

Candidates for positions with NEI, Neenah Foundry Company and its subsidiaries must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. All offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screen. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.