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Production Team Lead - 1st Shift

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Groveport, OH, US, 43125

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company Overview

Hague Quality Water (an A. O. Smith company) is the longest standing water treatment manufacturer in the United States, established in 1960.  With headquarters and manufacturing located in Groveport, Ohio, Hague Quality Water manufactures water softener and filtration equipment.  Our products are sold in the U.S. at Lowe’s stores nationwide and through our authorized dealer network as well as to over 50 countries worldwide through our network of independent distributors.

Primary Function

The Production Team Lead – 1st Shift coordinates activities in the molding department by providing direction to staff to ensure compliance with production goals, quality, and safety processes as well as reducing downtime and waste. This individual also coordinates workflow to ensure high performance standards are met.


We are a drug-free facility and require all employees to pass a drug screening.

  • Supervision of up to 20 equipment operators
  • Accountable for meeting production and quality goals while driving projects to improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Coach team members to understand and meet the company objectives (Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost and Morale).
  • Maintain a positive relationship between employees and company
  • Work closely with Maintenance and Production Control to help maximize efficiency
  • Determine root cause of problems and implement corrective actions to keep from repeating mistakes
  • Create a work environment which engages its members to achieve compliance with the objectives of manufacturing
  • Establish plans to achieve or exceed production and quality goals
  • Use the most appropriate quality tools for problem solving
  • Always seek continuous improvement in manufacturing processes
  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Must have 2+ years of production leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, including molding machinery
  • Must be able to work 1st Shift: 6:00 AM– 4:30 PM Mon – Thur with overtime on Fridays
  • An associate degree is preferred
  • Skills in relationship building with a diverse workforce is also a preference
  • Familiarity with time keeping systems or tracking work hours and payroll is a plus
  • Mechanical aptitude is preferred
We Offer

This role is direct-hire, starting at $16.00 per hour and up, and we provide a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation days in your first year of employment, ten paid holidays in a calendar year, and bus line access.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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