Metal Shop Team Lead

The metal shop team lead is responsible for maintaining a safe, clean and efficient shop. This position is not a management position, there are no direct reports. However, this person is a leader in both skill, culture and supporting the production team and Operations Manager.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Safety first
  • Fabricating custom pieces from beginning to end
  • Working with team members on coordination, process and best practices
  • Have a clear understanding of each project before beginning production
  • Communicates with team members, Operations manager, sales manager and project managers regularly
  • Maintaining ongoing and productive communication with the operations manager
  • Answering questions, teaching and providing support to team members regarding production
  • Ensuring routine maintenance on tooling and equipment is completed by the metal shop
  • Vendor support of relationships relevant to the metal shop
  • Maintaining a tidy and safe work environment for yourself and the team. Team leads set the shop standards for the rest of the team
  • Timely communication for all questions, comments or concerns
  • Working with the Purchasing Coordinator to maintain accurate inventory
  • Maintaining the department SOP
  • Working with QC Lead to ensure all metal projects meet quality standards.


  • Attend team meetings
  • Punctual for shifts
  • Work with the operations manager on training of new employees
  • Lead by example and set the expectations for all team members in your department
  • Keep an eye on day to day happenings on the shop floor
  • Prompt communication regarding any concerns or issues with the Operations Manager
  • Positive attitude and open communication
  • Willing to receive/give timely and appropriate feedback

    Company Benefits:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
    • Simple IRA with a company match
    • Paid time off and 6 paid holidays. All employees have the week between Christmas and New Years Day off. 
    • Gym access

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