• Manufacturing Group Lead - 3rd Shift

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    Manufacturing & Production
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  • Overview

    We are currently seeking a shift Lead for our Portland, Maine.   The Lead reports directly to the Plant Manager.  


    Who are we?

    We are a leading provider of top quality rigid packaging. Our organization consists of more than 2,400 employees in over 55 locations. We are a customer driven company with proven expertise in the areas of custom design, supply chain fulfillment and diverse manufacturing platforms. We are a company that is passionate about helping our clients succeed. Companies nationwide rely on Consolidated Container Company to provide products, support innovation, facilitate marketing decisions and improve business performance in their daily operations. Our talented and diverse team of employees rivals all others in the industry. We are an end to end, total/turn-key/go-to-market solution provider from graphics design, bottle design, to merchandising solutions:

    Corporate Website:  Design Center:  

    What do we Stand for?

    On a Daily Basis, We Exemplify Our Guiding Principles

    What sets Consolidated Container Company apart from any other company is the quality of our most valuable resource-our people.

    • Act with Integrity & in Compliance
    • Drive Value Creation
    • Be Disciplined Entrepreneurs
    • Focus on the Customer
    • Act with Humility
    • Treat others with Dignity and Respect
    • Seek Fulfillment in Your work

    The incorporation of these principles at all levels of our organization allow our employees to feel valued and excited about the impact Consolidated Container Company has on both consumers and clients who use our products. Our culture fosters excellence personally and professionally and promotes development that leads to continued success.


    Total Rewards


    Consolidated Container Company is committed to providing a competitive Total Rewards Package that meets our employees’ needs.


    From a choice of medical, dental and vision plans to retirement savings opportunities through a 401(k), company match and Roth feature, CCC offers a comprehensive benefits package. We want our employees to have a work life balance ensuring they are at their best in whatever they do. We offer a generous holiday, vacation and time off program as well as opportunities to contribute to our local communities and broader scale sustainability efforts.


    In addition to recognition we believe in supporting our employee’s professional growth and development. We provide employees a wide range of free e-courses through our Learning Management System as well as training sessions, seminars and a generous tuition reimbursement benefit.



    Job Summary:

    The Group Lead will provide direction and support to employees within one or more assigned departments or areas.  They also operate blow mold machines and other machinesand follow our company's Good Manufacturing Practices.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Ensure compliance with corporate and plant safety standards and with applicable laws and regulations issued by regulatory agencies.
    • Coordinate activities of warehouse, production, quality control or maintenance teams.
    • Prepare accurate and timely reports.
    • Other duties as assigned by a management.
    • Provide leadership to personnel in one or more of the departments listed below:


      • Determine method of shipment by examining items to be shipped, destination, route, rate, and time of shipment.
      • Load and unload trucks and secure product in accordance with customer requirements, inspect incoming materials. 
      • Record shipment data, including weight, charges, and space availability
      • Clear jams on bagger or conveyor.
      • Operate bagger equipment and switches.
      • Train warehouse workers.
      • Direct and coordinate the activities of other workers engaged in handling goods to be shipped or being received.
      • Supply machines with raw materials, such as slip sheets, corner boards and top frames to allow for continuous production.


      • Operate blow-mold machines (including wheels, reciprocating or shuttle machines) to ensure production of quality bottles and perform audits, weights and quality checks.
      • Train blow mold or injection machine operators and palletizer operators.
      • Troubleshoot and resolve process problems and make minor repairs to blow-mold and support equipment.
      • Adhere to quality control and to blow mold process procedure.
      • Repair or replace pneumatic and hydraulic lines.
      • Perform mechanical adjustments and repairs.
      • Assist the maintenance department with preventive maintenance, mold, neck and blow pin and other mechanical changes.
      • Prepare & document daily production reports, including rejects, regrinds, line efficiencies and other.


      • Perform all functions of a maintenance mechanic.
      • Operate blow mold and other machines.
      • Train maintenance technicians.
      • Perform mold, neck tooling, pin and other equipment changes.
      • Install, adjust and repair blow mold, trimmers, palletizer and other related equipment.
      • Troubleshoot and locate root problems and repair blow mold, baggers & support equipment.
      • Troubleshoot and program PLC systems.
      • Perform hydraulic and pneumatic checks and replaces valves, hoses and pumps.
      • Perform preventive maintenance on all related blow mold and equipment.


      • Develop and implement quality related training programs for all employees.
      • Comply with AIB, IMS and company GPMs.
      • Analysis of First Piece Inspections.
      • Apply statistical tools and techniques to monitor plant performance and finished goods.
      • Audit compliance with GMP policies.
      • Perform in-process inspections of manufactured product during molding, packaging and loading.
      • Communicate quality issues and out of specifications conditions to appropriate personnel and with shift leaders.
      • Complete laboratory testing and collect samples at established intervals.



    The requirements listed below are minimum requirements for the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Company.



    • One to three years experience in one or more of the above job groups.


    • Current OSHA forklift driving certification 


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities who are otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Company. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee frequently is required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 



    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts in a production environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Temperatures inside the plant can fluctuate between hot and cold according to seasonal changes.  Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required in the production department and other designated areas.  


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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