Operations Team Lead

September 5, 2022
Job Type
Salary Option
Based on Experience
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks Suite 140
Rochester, NY


AP Professionals has partnered with an eastside based company in search of an Operations Team Lead. The Operations Team Leader is responsible for 15 direct reports, including supervision, mentoring, evaluations. The ideal candidate will be highly organized with experience implementing continuous improvement and 5S metrics. Manufacturing experience is desired along with proven leadership experience.

This is a full time direct hire opportunity offering competitive benefits and a 401K employer match

This opportunity is not eligible for Visa sponsorship


  • Oversee 15 direct reports
  • Administer performance evaluations
  • Approve attendance records
  • Report out on key value stream metrics
  • Motivate the team to exceed safety and quality metrics
  • Mentor employees and determine disciplinary measures when necessary
  • Implement continuous improvement measures
  • Participate in professional leadership development
  • Collaborate with Operations Leaders to create a unified manufacturing team that supports the overall business objectives
  • Work with value stream partners to maximize both internal and external customer satisfaction


  • AS degree in a related field required, BS degree is a plus


  • 2+ years in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience as a project team leader
  • Experience implementing lean techniques

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong understanding of quality systems
  • Demonstrate strong data collection, analysis capability, and problem solving skills
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