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Reading Truck Group : Lead Man- 1st shift

Reading, PA, USA Req #2665
Monday, April 5, 2021


Responsible for leading employees in achieving expected safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and cost targets for the team.


· Maintain a safe work environment, and respond to identified safety or environmental risks with urgency

· Keep the work area neat and organized, including but not limited to tools, work space, inventory storage, and paperwork

· Maintain work skills to facilitate job performance as a working member of the team, and to be aware of the required skills for team members

· Direct the work of Shipping employees

· Train employees on required job functions

· Assign work to each employee to maintain high productivity and skill levels

· Establish quality standards to ensure customers are satisfied with the final product

· Manage the work schedule to achieve delivery requirements to both internal and external customers

· Serve as the team coach: recognize employees who perform well and counsel those who underperform

· Strive for continuous improvement

· Master Lean tools applicable to the area being managed, including but not limited to standard work, 5S, and error-proofing

· Notify other employees when a problem is discovered and help determine the root cause to prevent future occurrence

· Participate in and support Kaizen events and other improvement activities

· Responsible for tracking key metrics

· Keep daily boards up-to-date for all required reporting items

· Complete necessary labor reporting, including but not limited to employee evaluations and time and attendance

· Complete required reporting for safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and labor

· Other duties as assigned


· High school diploma or GED preferred and at least 5 years of experience in a field related to the work being managed

· Required to pass certifications for the area being managed including but not limited to welding, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) etc.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically in Excel and Word


· Travel may be required by car or plane

· Reference Work Task Analysis

Other details

  • Job Family Reading Truck Group
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Reading, PA, USA