Minco Products Inc.

Group Leader

US-MN-Fridley | US-MN-Minneapolis
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Minco is a global provider of thermal, temperature sensing and control, and flex circuit solutions for medical, aerospace, defense, oil and gas, power generation and other high-reliability applications. Our experienced team couples advanced product technologies, expert design and engineering services, and a deep understanding of our customers’ applications to provide comprehensive solutions that meet exacting requirements for quality, reliability and performance.


Minco has an outstanding opportunity for you to join us as a full-time Group Leader on 1st shift in our Felxible Circuits product family.  In this role, you will assist with overseeing daily production, provide training, complete and approve paperwork, and maintain a team environment. You'll have the opportunity to be impact production and operations for the cell.  You'll work closely with the production supervisor and what you do will have an important impact on the company and our customers.  Every day, you will be responsible for delighting the customer, practicing continuous improvement and operating within our company’s “icare” values while growing and developing in your role.


  • Monitor and provide work direction to achieve maximum performance of the team while maintaining high quality standards 
  • Provide direct feedback to supervisors regarding individual and team work performance 
  • Provide cross-training, assistance, and guidance on tools, equipment, work instructions, product specifications, and part tolerances
  • Assist with operational metrics and recommend changes to ensure efficient and quality operations
  • Set the pace and motivate employees on respective teams to achieve operational goals
  • Partner with supervisors in labor planning and staff level adjustments as necessary to meet customer demand
  • Accurately complete forms, generate ECR’s and maintain dispatch list and report to supervisor/planner when goals will not be met
  • Ensure compliance with operating policies and procedures to maintain a safe environment, quality products, and efficient operations
  • Approve product and data regarding materials, work-in-progress, finished goods, and other operations to ensure records are accurate and quality is maintained
  • Troubleshoot processes or tooling related issues. 
  • Ensure tools, materials, and equipment are available for the work group
  • Respond to questions and concerns from production and plant support employees
  • Coordinate operational reviews with other functions, and assist with identifying and implementing new or updated operations. 
  • Perform various assembly and related quality duties within the work group, requires knowledge of the various operations, instructions, equipment, tools, and processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned          


Basic Qualifications:

  • Four years of experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • High school graduate or GED Equivalent    

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leading, motivating employees
  • Problem Solving, critical thinking
  • Prioritizing and assigning work
  • Organization, multi-tasking and attention to detail

Professional Skills Requirements:

  • Providing on the job training and work direction
  • Communicating with groups and teams
  • Investigating and resolving production problems
  • Applying basic production and operational principles and practices
  • Performing applicable production and processing activities
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable safety and operational guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Understanding of products and work methods within an area of assignment
  • Operating various equipment and tools within area of assignment
  • PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and other applicable applications
  • Communicating with co-workers to provide and receive direction

Work Environment:

  • Will be subject to odors, noise, fumes, mechanical parts, electrical currents, chemicals, and other environmental factors in manufacturing environment

Physical Environment:

  • Positions in this class typically require:  learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, reaching, sitting, pushing, pulling, lifting, typing, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm/and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

        NOTE:  Based on area of assignment, the job may require greater Medium Work, which requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


This position is a regular full-time, 1st shift position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


At Minco, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our employees. That is why we consciously seek to provide you with benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life as well as assist with your personal and professional growth. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package including tuition reimbursement, health and dental insurance, and employee incentive programs. We are located one block from the bus line as well as offering free parking.


To Apply: Please apply online at www.minco.com/careers. Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance applying, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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