Production Lead - Chesapeake, VA - TFC Recycling

Chesapeake, VA
Posted 3 weeks ago

Production Lead

TFC Recycling – Chesapeake, VA
$13 – $18 an hour


The Production Lead assists the shift production supervisor in the day to day operation of the plant sorting facility.

There are two production lead positions for each shift; one for the fiber side of the sorting facility employing 17 sorting personnel and a second position for the container side employing 11 sorting personnel.


Non exempt


1958 Diamond Hill Road, Chesapeake Virginia 23320


Monday – Friday and Saturdays as required

  • 1st shift begins at 6:00 am and runs between 8-12 hours as business needs mandate.
  • 2nd shift begins immediately after 1st shift and runs between 8-12 hours as required.


Production Supervisor



  • A good understanding of how a production environment functions including keeping operations continuously running and meeting production goals.
  • A good understanding of the safe operation, maintenance and troubleshooting required with industrial equipment
  • OSHA and additional internal safety requirements including but not limited to lockout tag procedures.


  • Ability to effectively manage a crew of production employees including strong leadership abilities.
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand when, how and why adjustments to the production line equipment is required
  • Understand product quality expectations
  • Physically be able to effectively work in an industrial environment under adverse conditions.
  • Exemplary personal attendance and punctuality in a leadership role.


Minimum of two years proven experience in the supervision of a production facility in an industrial environment.

Experience in waste industry a plus.


High school education or equivalent


  • Assist shift supervisor in production requirements
  • Start and stop equipment as required
  • Make minor adjustments to equipment as necessary
  • Adjust line speeds as required for material being processed.
  • Assist subordinates in clearing jams which prevent production line from running.
  • Ensure plant cleanliness including clean up operations at the end of each shift.
  • Communicate with opposite shift supervisory personnel concerning production related issues such as downtime, mechanical issues or other pertinent information.
  • Ensure accurate shift headcount is taken and reported to shift supervisor along with any employee absences.
  • Keep accurate accountability of personnel during the shift.
  • Check on quality of end product to determine if machinery adjustments are needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift or carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to ascend or descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps and poles.
  • Must be able to Communicate verbally and written.

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