Machine Operator Lead (HID1151)

HID Global
Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit



Under minimal supervision, maintains proper inventory levels throughout the area, performs cycle counts, prioritizes and organizes work orders for Lamination, and performs other  duties, as required.


Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Must comply with SOPs and work instructions related to job function
  • Must be here daily on time and provide daily start ups
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with peers on off shifts (passdowns)
  • Will be held accountable to performance standards to ensure output positively contributes to area specific KPIs (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost)
  • Works collaboratively with peers and internal customers
  • Conduct manual production operations as required
  • Performs daily cycle counts for accurate inventory control
  • Identifies inventory stocking issues, pulls, transacts and delivers supplies
  • Tracks work orders to ensure on-time deliveries
  • Contributes to the culture of continuous improvement by looking for and communicating opportunities to improve performance
  • Proactively logs and escalates potential issues in order to minimize safety, quality, delivery issues and / or operational inefficiencies
  • Must be able to effectively run and train new employees on SOP’s in immediate area
  • Participate in root cause, corrective / preventive action activities as required
  • Packages finished product and WIP as required
  • Provides assistance to other associates as required
  • Wears personal protective equipment as required for operation being performed
  • Follows all safety regulations throughout the factory
  • Monitor emails from external and enternal customers to meet delivery demands
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers on quality or delivery issues
  • Performs daily audits in the area to insure correct pace for target delivery dates
  • Communicates closely with the Shipping department to make sure all financial transactions are completed real time
  • Must be able to complete all Oracle transactions
  • Must be able to manage Press operators daily execution
  • Strategic planning for the room to effectively manage headcount
  • Must be able to crosstrain all individuals in the room on every operation
  • Must be able to identify and troubleshoot quality issues
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate with peers and subordinates
  • Must conduct themselves as a leader at all times



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.

  • Must possesses the ability to work at a fast pace with very high attention to detail
  • Must have flexibility to work overtime as required (including weekends) and periodically work a different shift. 
  • Requires the ability to learn, use and maintain specialized equipment
  • Accepts and embraces constant change as a necessary factor to success
  • Ability to keep and maintain a security clearance


Education and/or Experience          

  • Must have a minimum of five years manufacturing experience
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent


Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.        
  • Must be able to communicate with all levels of employees     


Computer Skills     

  • Proficient with in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel is preferred.
  • Proficient with Oracle and Agile
  • Profecicent with enternal apps exesting and new


Customer Expectations

  • Has desire to provide the customer with the highest quality products on time every time.
  • Understand and actively demonstrate the principles of HID customer centricity policy.


Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employee works primarily in a factory environment, with in a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • Must be able to work sitting down and/or standing up for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend, scoop, and reach to perform above duties.
  • Must be able to lift items weighing up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors.


Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.  


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

If you have a disability which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected], to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.