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Cornerstone Building Brands Manufacturing Production Team Lead in North Brunswick Township, New Jersey

Manufacturing Production Team Lead

North Brunswick Township, NJ, USAReq #8927

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Silver Line Windows & Doors is the nation’s leading vinyl window and door manufacturer. With 4,000 employees, and plants located in North Brunswick, NJ, Lithia Springs, GA, Marion, OH and Lansing, IL, we make windows that provide builders, architects, and home owners with energy efficient, low maintenance solutions that add beauty and charm to any home.

This position will be at our North Brunswick, NJ location.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Practice and enforce safety according to standards

  • Use problem solving tools and collaborate with team members to eliminate safety issues

  • Provide hourly updates of line productivity and goals

  • Follow and improve our production systems and standard work to create high quality windows

  • Identify process constraints and use our Management System to improve line flow and balance Maintain Front Line Management visual management tools (PVA, run charts, focus boards, and other tools) to drive continuous improvement

  • Use the flow report to produce our customers windows on time

  • Participate in projects, Kaizens, and other continuous improvement activities

  • Proficiently use problem solving tools and methodologies such as 5 Why, PDCA, and focus boards

  • Lead approximately 20 production associates as direct reports


  • 2+ years of experience in leading a team within the manufacturing or similar industry

  • Strong skills in communication (written/verbal), time management, and problem solving

  • Ability to learn products, processes, and equipment

  • Ability to lead, train, coach, and motivate employees

  • Ability to make sound decisions and delegate appropriately

  • Working knowledge of computer systems – Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Bilingual in Spanish, Creole, Hindi or Gujarati is a plus, but not required

  • Lean manufacturing experience is a plus, but not required

**This is a union facility

Cornerstone Building Brands is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, protected veteran status, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or national origin.

Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Other details

  • Job FamilyManufacturing

  • Pay TypeHourly

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  • North Brunswick Township, NJ, USA