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Lead, Production

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Operations Production (OPPRD)

Tampa, FL, US, 33578

Position Summary:

The person in this position is responsible for preparing materials and tools, to get production lines ready to execute production goods. As well as making sure all operators adhere to plant rules, follow all safety rules. Lead support will communicate special needs as requested by management. This Lead Support is responsible for ensuring quality standards are met.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Effectively communicate between management and operators
  • Train new operators and coach existing operators
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Motivate team to meet scheduling demands
  • Perform duties as assigned
  • Know and adhere to all safety rules and procedures
  • Solve day to day problems to facilitate the productivity of the line
  • Actively suggest operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production time, and reduce costs.
  • Conduct time studies in order to balance work flow of lines
  • Work O.T. and weekends where required
  • Participate in continuous improve projects

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years working in a manufacturing environment
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish / English) required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Ability to work in high-speed, fast-paced production environment, be a team player
  • Can perform each job on the line within required quality standards
  • Basic understanding of computers, enter information into company’s electronic systems to ensure accurate trading of inventory and accurate payroll time and attendance in the payroll system.

About Us:

Exemplis is the fastest-growing office furniture and e-commerce company in the industry! We’re an entrepreneurial company offering infinite possibilities. Being a one-stop-shop means our customers can have everything they need to create exactly what they want. Our world-class customer service, fastest shipping, biggest textile program, and award-winning designs have made us the industry leader for over 25 years. Our SitOnIt Seating brand was created to give our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how space, textile, and design can help everyone—from medical offices to Fortune 500 companies to home offices across North America—get more out of their day.

People are at the core of our business, and on our team, everyone makes an impact. We absolutely owe our success to our incredible group of talented employees who bring equal parts skill, passion, drive – and of course, fun -- to the table each and every day. We have created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse -- where everyone can be their authentic self, and where that authenticity is celebrated. By creating an environment where people from every background can thrive, Exemplis becomes a better and more successful company.

We’re proud to be a company that gives back to the very communities that our team members live and work in. Our giving ethos focuses on three buckets of impact: sustainability, community outreach and transparent operations. From donating lobby seating to medical clinics in low-income neighborhoods—to our yearly giving week and toy drive for Toys for Tots – we believe collaboration, kindness and authenticity are essential to our humanity.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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