Team Leader

Date: May 22, 2023

Location: Vicksburg, MS, US, 39183

Company: unifiedbra

Unified Brands is a leader in professional foodservice equipment design, manufacture and service. With an extensive portfolio of premium branded product lines to include Groen, Randell, Avtec, A la Cart and Power Soak, Unified Brands offers foodservice operators the essential equipment needed to support the varied menus of today's commercial kitchens. With an emphasis on custom fabrication and comprehensive foodservice preparation solutions, Unified Brands is a single source for cooking equipment, Sous Vide/cook-chill production, refrigeration, ventilation, utility distribution, conveyor, continuous motion washing, and meal delivery systems - with the ease of a single integrated business platform for sales, support, service, manufacturing, and business operations.


  • Lead a team of 4-10 production associates to fulfill all safety, quality, production, cost and people driven metrics and responsibilities.
  • Responsible and accountable for all quality and production quantity produced by the team
  • Participate and lead aspects of the Lean Operating System including but not limited to GEMBA board meetings and team start up meetings.
  • Fill in for department supervisor in his/her absence.
  • Must be able to perform basic technical functions in the team
  • Must be able to lead and direct peers as required.
  • Must be able to follow and hold teams accountable to company policies.
  • Must be active in Safety programs/initiatives
  • Assist quality personnel with analyzing and taking action on problem solving and customer responses
  • Responsible for ensuring line running in proper sequence per the production schedule and aligned with supervisor direction
  • Progressing labor as units/production is completed throughout the day.
  • Safety operate all tooling or equipment needed for the team
  • Ability to train and develop new team members to standard work and on team specific job functions.
  • Responsible for a clean and orderly work area.
  • Responsible for inventory control in the team work area
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a driver and self-motivated.
  • Must possess leadership skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently.
  • Must have ability to develop relationships with team and lead them through day-to-day activities.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, electrical schematics, work orders, BOMs, and other documents.
  • Must have above average communication skills.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must be familiar with ERP system usage.
  • Must be able to operate various hand tools, including air tools, etc.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. unassisted / 50 + lbs. assisted.
  • Must complete the Career Readiness Certification (or proof of an associate’s degree)


  • All Team Leaders will be required to attend and complete training and development including, but not limited to Basic Manufacturing Skills course (or equivalent) and team leader development programs.


  • Junior College or Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Two years manufacturing experience required.











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WORKING CONDITION: General Plant Environment

  • Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by team members and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of team members so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change as the discretion of the employer

All qualified applicants will consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi