This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Production Lead in Grand Prairie, TX at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 2/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description

Under the guidance of the Department Supervisor, the Shift Lead will coordinate the activities of the department and directs the workforce to achieve departmental work schedules/objectives.  The Lead will perform and will direct a variety of warehouse operations including stock movements, work order/packing slip distribution, and order/parts pulling.  Has the authority to check and verify reports and documentation.  Exercises some latitude to change procedures in order to meet special cases.  The Shipping Lead interacts with other operational areas and management as needed.  Informs the department Supervisor about important departmental issues and activities.


  • Monitors, coordinates, and assigns activities within area of responsibility and notifies the Supervisor of potential issues.
  • Maintains steady daily flow of sales orders/work orders from printed runs.
  • Provides on-the-job training of department process, order pulling, stock movements, material handling, equipment, and safety.
  • Oversees employee activities and performs, on an as needed basis, general warehouse duties.
  • Upholds inventory accuracy by supporting audits, cycle counts, process improvements, and any other form of process improvement.
  • Adheres to and promotes all company safety rules and requirements
  • Communicates employee concerns and recommendations to management.
  • Leads employees by providing proper instruction, materials, and tools.
  • Ensures company objectives are being met by employees.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Educations and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or GED

Certificates, License, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • Forklift certification or be willing to be trained and certified.


  • Previous Manufacturing experience with specialized functions.
  • Previous Window Manufacturing Knowledge or equivalent ERP system preferred
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct warehouse work.
  • Ability to learn and apply department processes under time constraints.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • 2 – 3 years of experience working in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Exceptional follow through and dependability a must.
  • Strong Leadership Skills

Computer Skills

  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Strong  math skills (add, subtract, divide, multiply)

Other Skills

  • Capable of lifting up to 35 pounds.
  • Frequent lifting required.
  • Standing and walking up to 8 hours.
  • Must be able to work a variable schedule, including weekends.
  • Ability to legally work without sponsorship for employment visa status.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (only provide if needed)

Educations and/or Experience

  • AA degree desired


  • 1-2 years of experience in a Manufacturing leadership capacity preferred.

Language Skills

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) desired.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses computer or telephone equipment. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. Must be capable of lifting up to 35 pounds. Have ability to complete frequent lifting, standing and walking up to 8 hours. May frequently use ladders, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in a warehouse environment, and have frequent standing and walking. The ambient conditions are moderate, and the noise level in the work environment is moderate.  The employee will be working near or around machinery.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Milgard is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish
E-verify Right to Work Poster: EnglishSpanish

No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.