Department Lead

  (#10944) - Iowa
Industry: Concrete Pipe
Industry: Wet and Dry Cast

United Employment Group is seeking a Department Lead in Iowa.


A Department Lead is responsible for the following duties:

  • Comprehending and maintaining Key Performance Indicators
  • Overseeing the daily flow and operations within their department
  • Determining recruitment needs and keeping employee turnover low
  • Being a primary contact for employees with regards to Human Resource topics
  • Working with the safety department to address and solve safety concerns
  • Working with the quality department to address and solve quality concerns
  • Scheduling production and managing employees and resources to meet quotas and deadlines
  • Maintaining accurate raw material inventory levels


Expectations of Employees:
  • Uphold company core values
  • Utmost attention to safety
  • Concern for quality
  • Ability to be a part of and lead effective teams
  • Attention to detail
  • Development of a continuous improvement mindset that constantly looks for better ways to do things
  • Desire to build long term relationships
  • Possession of superior organizational skills
  • Exhibition of a can-do attitude towards production needs and job relations
  • Ability to effectively manage employees
  • Knowledge of how the department functions, what activities need to occur and ability to prioritize production schedule
  • Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written form between all departments of the organization
  • Familiarity with a number of administrative functions


Preferred Skills:
  • Proven successful experience in a leadership role
  • I.T/computer Literacy
  • Applicable industry knowledge
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