Production Shift Leader - 2nd Shift

Job Details
Company & Position Summary

Location:  Winona 1725 Facility; 1725 Wilkie Drive, Winona, MN 55987

Shift/Hours: 2nd Shift; Mondays-Thursdays, 3:00pm-1:00am

Position Status: Full-Time

The Company:
RiverSide Integrated Solutions, Inc. is an advanced Contract Manufacturer providing robust comprehensive solutions in Circuit Board Assembly, Electromechanical & Mechanical Assembly, Kitting, Supply Chain Management, Fulfillment, Distribution, and Reverse Logistics.  With a culture of customer focused solutions and continuous improvement, RiverSide Integrated Solutions, Inc. is uniquely positioned to respond to any customer need. As a co-worker, you will be offered a variety of competitive benefits including medical, dental, disability, life, 401K and more.  Come join our team to be a part of a great organization!


The Team:

This role is a part of the production management team. The team works with and supports Co-Workers, Management, Human Resources, Customer Teams, Quality, Engineering, and the Training Department.

The Role:

This position oversees and manages 2nd shift production employees and processes.  We’re looking for an experienced Shift Leader to constantly improve knowledge, training and progression of job potential and production process improvements.  If you have a passion for continuous learning, teamwork, creativity, implementation of improvement strategy and committed to excellence, this is the right organization to assist you in the next step of your career.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

You will spend your time:

  • Review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning capacity, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Monitoring performance of production Cell Coordinators and production co-workers, and providing feedback to Cell Coordinators and co-workers
  • Identifying training opportunities/requirements and recommend training to Cell Coordinators and co-workers.
  • Training, mentoring and encouraging Cell Coordinators and coworker’s growth and engagement
  • Collaborating with Human Resources and Management in employee relation concerns and issues on 2nd shift
  • Committed to a quality system that meets Customer requirements and creates high levels of Customer satisfaction. 
  • Complying with established manufacturing standards and Customer requirements.
  • Maintaining and continually improving the effectiveness of our processes and services.
  • Utilize lean and six-sigma principles to implement continuous improvement methodologies to increase production.
  • Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards, strong emphasis on promoting within and assisting in career path development within RiverSide Integrated Solutions.
  • Develop or implement production tracking or quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports to detect production problems.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Coordinate or recommend procedures for facility or equipment maintenance or modification.
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Participates with onsite customer audits as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We are excited about you if you have:

  • A minimum of five years supervisory management experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred
  • Experience in electronics assembly and/or contract manufacturing is a plus
  • Four-year bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Strong leadership, analytical and communication skills
  • Experience with employee relations is strongly preferred
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office software, and data base user interface, query software, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software
  • Knowledge in production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and sales of goods.
  • Knowledge in business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting and moving of lightweight materials up to 10 pounds
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds with assistance
  • Frequent sitting, standing, bending, reaching and walking  

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing setting


  • This position may travel between all RIS facilities; Lewiston and Winona.
  • Infrequent travel for trainings and/or business needs may be required.