Team Leader, 3rd Shift

Date: May 4, 2021

LOCATION: South Deerfield, MA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


Responsible for leading a team of Associates and directing the workflow through all aspects of the production process. Able to operate all machinery and provide training and direction to team members in proper and safe practices and procedures. Expected to be crossed trained and functional across all manufacturing departments. Will rotate across departments as required by business needs.


What You’ll Do:


  • Trains and cross-trains team members to ensure competency in all departmental functions.
  • Measures production performance and ensures goals are being met. Responsible for the identification of any obstacles to meeting schedule and for problem-solving with team members.
  • Knowledgeable and develops competency of every job performed by team members.
  • Ensures that quality is built into the process.
  • Drives continuous improvement while striving to identify and eliminate activities that do not add value.
  • Coordinates and monitors break and absenteeism coverage to ensure appropriate coverage in work areas.
  • Oversees work performance and provides feedback and data to supervisor/manager to support performance reviews. Coaches team members on an ongoing basis. Informs supervisor/manager of all concerns as they arise.
  • Processes startup and control; initiates changeover activity.
  • Disperses labor during downtime in accordance with Lean principles.
  • Arranges for materials to flow smoothly to and from production lines.
  • Provides good communication between shifts to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Provides a good communication link between management and team.
  • Initiates work orders for quick maintenance.
  • Ensures standardized work is followed.
  • Facilitates small group improvement activities.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


What You’ll Need:

  • Must have advanced knowledge of the assembly process.
  • Must have the understanding and ability to follow all established safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Must have the ability to operate power equipment and hand tools such as saws, drills routers and heat guns
  • Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or written instructions.
  • Must have knowledge of SAP.
  • Must have the ability to assign resources based on daily needs to achieve maximum efficiencies.



Why Join Pelican? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…


  • Generous paid time off plans 
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Beautiful New England location
  • Onsite gym
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Wellness Discount Program
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…




With over 40 years of creating the toughest, virtually indestructible, and most dependable products on the market, Pelican Products remains the global leader of high-performance protective case solutions, advanced portable lighting systems, and consumer products we use in our everyday lives to include coolers, phone and tablet cases, backpacks, drinkware, and more! Our products are depended upon by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, life sciences, defense/military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer.  Pelican's products are designed and built to last a lifetime.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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