Production Electrical Lead – 1st Shift

Huntington Beach, California - Contract To Hire - Job ID #2552

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The Production Electrical Lead is responsible for supporting repetitive installation operations such as wire harness installation, cable installation, control module installation, wire and connector crimping, and wire identification. The Production Electrical Team Lead supports mass-installation in products such as galleys, closets, VCC’s, overhead bins, sidewalls, ceiling panels, etc. for commercial transport aircraft. The role supervises, teaches, guides, assists, and supports coworkers in the fabrication of parts and/or assemblies that are processed through production. In addition, the Production Electrical Team Lead must be able to navigate through the PLM system, read blueprint drawings and communicate to his team about engineering changes.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES – Essential Functions (Other duties and projects may be assigned or requested.)

  • Promote cooperation and positive communication with coworkers
  • Required to use and read blueprints, wiring diagrams and verbal and written work instructions to install electrical or rework components
  • Act as a mentor to assigned team members in the growth and development of each of them professionally
  • Promote teamwork to seek established targets in the way of safety, quality, delivery, and cost performance indicators
  • Organize assigned production employees to help complete production units requiring torquing, bonding, riveting, edge sealing, etc.
  • Encourage and promote improvements to production in the areas of safety, quality, on time delivery, and cost
  • Active in the creation of daily standard work and responsible for the adherence of assigned team members to the developed standard work
  • Lead daily meetings with team members reviewing prior day’s “actuals” and today’s “plan”
  • Lead with a “continuous improvement” mentality and promote new ideas from within team members
  • Actively work to ensure team members are fully capable in performing the tasks assigned to them and needed to meet production schedule demand
  • Effectively communicate issues on the production line to engineering, planning, or quality as needed
  • Ensure work is completed on time to meet company objectives & customer demand
  • Maintain safe and effective use of all machine and hand tools in production as well as a safe work environment and is responsible for ensuring a clean and safe work area is maintained
  • Understand the concept of utilizing work orders, recording lot numbers and the criticality of traceability
  • Ensure work orders and traceability books are maintained and completed as products are processed through the production areas
  • Report any defects to quality assurance and/or supervisor, as needed
  • Ensure products are built and assembled to the latest revision of released engineering drawings and specifications
  • Work with quality to communicate repetitive quality issues to the production team and works to problem solve the root cause of them
  • Perform other duties as assigned

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS – Education, Knowledge, and Experience Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; equivalent years of relative experience or proven mechanical aptitude may be considered in lieu of a diploma or GED Associate Degree, Trade, or Technical School (Certificate or Diploma) is preferred


  • 1 – 3+ years of direct experience


  • Extended or irregular hours may be required

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