Assembly Line Lead

Steeger USA, LLC

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Tucson, AZ

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

About Us:

Machine Solutions is the premier provider of advanced equipment and services for the medical device, biopharmaceutical, and blood- and plasma-collection industries. We support our customers’ needs and growth by delivering quality and value through a wide breadth of products. Machine Solutions provides proprietary mechanical solutions to a variety of complex process, testing and device design challenges. Our equipment has become the industry standard for stent crimping, balloon catheter pleating and folding, catheter braiding and medical device manufacturing applications. As a pioneer in radio frequency technology, the company has continued to develop advancing technology for thermal forming, molding and welding plastic for medical manufacturing, biopharmaceutical, and blood- and plasma-processing applications. Our experienced team of engineers has been instrumental in automating manual processes that enable our customers to increase production volumes and profit margins, and we believe in providing a superior customer experience by designating resources to a dedicated aftermarket team that is always ready to provide technical service and process support. Machine Solutions is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partners, a Barry-Wehmiller company.


BW Forsyth Partners is the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. Established in 2009, BW Forsyth Partners blends Barry-Wehmiller’s unparalleled legacy of value creation and people-centric culture development with keen investing experience to help companies realize their true potential. With a focus limited to areas known well, BW Forsyth Partners seeks to partner with leadership teams to acquire small- to middle-market companies in the capital and component equipment, and professional services sectors. In each of our operating companies, BW Forsyth Partners deploys operational improvements and strategy development without compromising the autonomy, strategic vision and entrepreneurial spirit of their leadership teams.


Job Description:

Position Responsibilities

  • Supports the Assembly Leader by taking on specific duties to support the Assembly Line

  • Coordinates cross training of assembly line products

  • Communicates with Inventory and Production Leader on potential part shortages & ensures follow through with planning/procurement team to secure parts in house

  • Leads daily touch meeting and maintains visual daily assembly status board

Position Tasks

Prepares work schedules and assigns workers production line tasks Establishes line break & lunch times with team Ensures assembly line has proper kit out the day prior and may be required to kit parts in Inventory Ensures line is prepped the day before Writes NCRS, moving through investigation Modifies work instructions as necessary Optimizes production line efficiency by monitoring productivity and quality Identifies and resolves production line problems in a timely manner. Maintains a fully operational, safe, and tidy work environment. Identifies improvement opportunities for existing assembly line products Coordinates end line product to shipping department Watches min/max levels of assembly line products and makes recommendations to adjust line quantities Provides emergency support to keep line running, if a team member & back- ups are unavailable or if someone needs a break Is committed to learning and developing skillsets in all phases of assembly & testing of assembly line products Submits MRO requests for tools needed Supports new product integrations into the Assembly line (Line balancing activities, documentation support) Assists in Kaizen and 7s activities. Other duties may be assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Completion of Assembler Training period, or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read and/or operate equipment such as oscilloscopes, soldering tools and meters.

Ability to read and comprehend documents such as assembly instructions, schematics, assembly drawings, general technical procedures or operating and maintenance instructions. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively one-on-one or before small groups.


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 to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch and/or lift or move up to 40 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ​

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.


Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.


Machine Solutions, Inc.