Job Opening – Team Leader

Team Leader


The Team Leader is responsible for the overall effectiveness and performance of his/her respective area. Performance will be evaluated based on the Team Leader’s use of continuous improvement techniques for safety, quality, and productivity. Plan, execute, follow-up, and evaluate utilizing the continuous improvement process.


  • Provide an accurate and timely forecast of work to be accomplished and allocate the required resources.
  • Ensure adequate training and motivation of the workforce exists (safety, quality and productivity).
  • Plan and schedule work on a daily basis.
  • Assign work in measurable quantities and set performance expectations based on available capacities.
  • Follow-up with departmental support throughout the day and week to ensure the plans are being met.
  • Identify operational problems; solving or referring them, as is appropriate.
  • Promptly provide assistance, as needed, to solve operations problems identified by subordinates.
  • Examine results obtained and review performance versus plan.
  • Give performance related feedback to area support. Follow up with Team Leaders to ensure feedback is given to workers.
  • Reinforce the use of continuous improvement techniques.
  • Administer Company polices and procedures and submit required reports on a timely basis.
  • Report results obtained, compare to the plan, and identify and explore variances.
  • Utilize corrective action to provide continuous improvement as it relates to safety, quality and productivity.
  • Insure all personnel actions are administered in accordance with principles of equal employment opportunity.
  • Principal Accountabilities: Personnel development (training); continuous improvement; production schedules; housekeeping; safety compliance; departmental efficiencies; positive employee relations (work rules and employee manuals); ISO 9001 Standards with McMillan Standard Procedures; scrap reduction and quality improvements.
  • Set up and perform changeovers on equipment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in directing, motivating, and evaluating production personnel in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Proven experience using Lean Manufacturing concepts.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment, interpret blueprints, and apply the data collected to improve/adjust the operation, to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement continuous improvement programs.
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Ability to perform machine set ups, changeovers, and light maintenance.
  • Strong intrapersonal, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs, stand for extended periods of time, become fork truck certified, and work in a higher temperature environment.

THE COMPANY:  Established in 1976, McMillan Electric Company is a privately held, high volume manufacturer of electric motors.  Strategically located 40 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul in Woodville, Wisconsin, we partner with OEM customers to provide custom solutions for use in air moving, pump and compressor, HVAC and fitness industries.

CORE VALUES:   McMillan Electric believes strongly in four core values:  Integrity, Excellence, Positive Attitude, and the ability to be a Doer.  If you share these values, we welcome you to join our team!!!

COMPENSATION:  Highly competitive salary range that considers education, training, and experience along with a generous benefits package and profit sharing.

Please send your resume to our HR Team  at:

THANK YOU for your interest in McMillan Electric Company – We look forward to meeting you.

Equal Opportunity Employer