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Team Leader
Title:Team Leader
Shift:All Shifts

Leads and coordinates activities for team of employees by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides leadership to ensure employees demonstrate appropriate work skills, technical accuracy, efficiency and conformity to company policies.
  • Regularly monitors each team member’s adherence to safe work practices and Company’s safety policies as well as all quality practices and initiatives.
  • Meets with group leaders to determine daily and weekly work priorities and adjusts work activities accordingly.
  • Prepares employee schedules and authorizes absences or overtime in order to meet work requirements.
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in written form.
  • Serves as contact person for other Group and Team Leaders to answer questions or concerns affecting multiple departments.
  • Relays and shares information with employees and other departments in a timely manner.
  • Schedules meetings with staff and attends meetings with other departments to ensure optimum communication.
  • Provides positive and negative feedback to employees both verbally and in writing as necessary. 
  • Documents feedback through Confirmation of Conversations (COC) form.
  • Conducts annual performance reviews for employees effectively and timely.
  • Ensures employees receive appropriate training necessary to meet and exceed job expectations.
  • Coaches employees requiring additional support and training.
  • Assists employees wanting to proceed to the next level of job pay range.
  • Monitors production to ensure adherence to quality standards. 
  • Reinforces the use of work instructions and other documentation to ensure that quality standards for fit, function and appearance are met every time. 
  • Works with newly hired and/or transferred employees to ensure they thoroughly understand and properly perform their job duties in accordance with the work instructions.
  • Spends a reasonable percentage of time focused on process improvement
  • Utilizes production management tools such as pitch charts and other visual aides to monitor processes.
  • Participates in ongoing training and other company programs to develop leadership and job skills when available.
  • Works side by side with team approximately 50% of work time.



Leads team of employees.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Required
  • Work Keys Required
  • So You Want to Be a Leader Training Required
  • Knowledge of PGT products and processes preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word & Excel) preferred
  • SAP/AS400         
  • Two years manufacturing experience preferred
  • Must have strong self initiative
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Show high levels of leadership potential


Effective written and verbal English communication skills necessary




  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize
  • Ability to assess situations and make appropriate decisions
  • Mechanical aptitude a plus





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to lift up to 90lbs (depending on department)
  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, turning, twisting
  • Constant standing
  • Consistent daily attendance required to meet job duties



Ability to travel occasionally domestically.


Occasional:   activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.

Frequent:  activity exists 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.

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