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Production Lead

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a Production Lead who wishes to work in a fast paced and ever changing high tech environment. If you have demonstrated successful experience in manual dexterity, the ability to multi-task, and possess process improvement skills, we invite you to consider joining our innovative team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Demonstrates mastery of the technical duties of production. Developing basic leadership skills. Monitors productivity, safety, and quality to ensure appropriate product flow for assigned area. Exercises discretion and independent judgment in making decisions and problem solving. Actively listens to the needs of others and develops positive relationships with internal and external customers. Drives SEL’s safety standards and ensures a safe work environment for employees. Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles. Understand. Create. Simplify. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Progressively responsible experience in a production environment.

Champion safety initiatives and exceed quality standards

Ability to work overtime as required

Work with minimal supervision

Comprehensive understanding of product flow throughout Manufacturing

Advanced knowledge of department’s production business systems

Ability to effectively teach others new skills and concepts

Ability to prioritize and organize work for themselves and others

Demonstrated ability to model SEL Values to others

Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)

Physical Requirements

Lift, push, pull and maneuver up to 40 pounds frequently

Sit and/or stand at least 8 hours

Vision correctable to 20/30 or better

Differentiate color







Fine finger dexterity sufficient to handle and place parts with precision and accuracy for at least 8 hours

Location Information

Located in Lake Zurich, Illinois, SEL’s Fault Indicator and Sensor Division, provides a positive, professional environment where you can make a difference in how the industry views SEL products and solutions. The company’s proximity to Chicago will allow you to enjoy all that the city has to offer, but its quieter, suburban location is ideal for those looking for a more relaxed place to live and work.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of résumé or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail. 

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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