Thompson Creek Window Company

  • Manufacturing Team Leader

    Job Locations US-MD-Upper Marlboro
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/11/2018 1:37 PM)
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  • Overview

    Build your career, design a future at Thompson Creek Window Company. We are the premier home improvement replacement products company serving the Mid-Atlantic region for more than 30 years. We’re proud of our history, and proud to help our communities improve the comfort and conditions of their homes. We are looking for a Manufacturing Team Leader to join our team! The Manufacturing Team Leader is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the activities of the assigned production line within TCW Manufacturing and ensuring that production schedules are completed on time.



    • Set up all machines, blocking, guides, jigs, drills, and dies on equipment to produce error free product within documented tolerances.
    • Direct and coordinate the activities of line employees and supervise team during the line operations.
    • Operate saws, punch and drill presses, mills, and other equipment.
    • Provide demonstrations of equipment operations, work and safety procedures and train new employees and/or assign employees to experienced workers for training.
    • Increase labor efficiency and production rates by giving direction, problem solving, and motivating team members.
    • Inform Production Line Manager of daily headcount/attendance and provide a plan to cover workstations due to absenteeism.
    • Fill in on any line workstation when a team member is absent.
    • Prioritize work orders according to shipping date and production time frames.
    • Respond to any downtime situation and correct immediately or communicate need for support.
    • Monitor backorder report and make the required adjustments.
    • Perform detailed quality checks to identify any product defects on every unit produced.
    • Assist Production Line Manager with preparation of annual employee performance assessments.
    • Determine team training needs and make recommendations for team member cross training and workstation rotation to Production Line Manager.
    • Identify opportunities for product and/or production processes improvement and make recommendations to Production Line Manager.
    • Bring to Production Line Manager’s attention about any incidents or behavioral issues of team members that may require further investigation.
    • Follow and enforce all safety regulations, company policies and procedures.
    • Maintain a safe work area and insure all accidents and near misses are reported immediately.



    • High school diploma or GED and 4 years’ relevant experience preferably in window manufacturing.
    • Proficiency with communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Ability to read and understand written and visual work instructions.


    • This position primarily works in a manufacturing environment with a cement floor. Parts of the facility lack climate control which will subject individuals performing in this role to elements of the natural climate, including temperatures varying between 30 degrees and 100 degrees. Noise level can be moderate to high at times.

    Thompson Creek offers a generous benefits package including:

    • Medical Plan with HSA
    • Prescription Drug Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • 401k with Immediately Vested Company Match
    • Educational Assistance
    • Company-paid holidays
    • Paid Time Off
    • Additional Voluntary Benefits
    • On the job training and professional development

    About Thompson Creek

    Thompson Creek Window Company is a privately owned and family-operated manufacturer and installer of energy-efficient home improvement replacement products. Founded in 1980, Thompson Creek began as a manufacturer of energy-efficient, maintenance-free vinyl windows. Since that time, Thompson Creek has evolved into one of the leading specialty home improvement contracting companies in the nation. The company’s product mix includes replacement windows and doors, vinyl siding and a clog-free gutter system. Thompson Creek is headquartered in Lanham, MD with a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Upper Marlboro, MD.

    Drug-free Workplace

    Thompson Creek Window Co participates in the E-Verify program



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