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Reading Truck Group- Production Team Lead (Paint)

Claremore, OK, USA Req #2766
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Reading Truck Body is now seeking a Production Team Lead for our Paint department. Apply now and join our unique talent community.

- Direct Hire Opportunity

- Benefits available after 30 days

- Matching 401(k) company contribution

- Paid Holidays start immediately

- 80 hours of vacation annually, prorated amount will apply during year of hire

- Employee discounts with major National retailers

- Company paid short and long term disability, ADD, and life insurance policy


Responsible for leading employees in achieving expected safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and cost targets for the team in the Paint Department. Experience with

We are a leading manufacturer, distributor and fleet sales expert of premium truck bodies with commercial upfit for vocational markets nationwide. We strive for a pioneering attitude and a focused commitment to innovation in all we do.


  • Experience with Paint Functions as relates to Automotive Painting, to include mixing, thinning, applying, and quality inspections
  • Maintain a safe work environment, and respond to identified safety or environmental risks with urgency
  • Keep the work area neat and organized, including but not limited to tools, work space, inventory storage, and paperwork
  • Maintain work skills to facilitate job performance as a working member of the team, and to be aware of the required skills for team members
  • Direct the work of production employees
  • Train employees on required job functions
  • Assign work to each employee to maintain high productivity and skill levels
  • Establish quality standards to ensure customers are satisfied with the final product
  • Manage the work schedule to achieve delivery requirements to both internal and external customers
  • Serve as the team coach: recognize employees who perform well and counsel those who underperform
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Master Lean tools applicable to the area being managed, including but not limited to standard work, 5S, and error-proofing
  • Notify other employees when a problem is discovered and help determine the root cause to prevent future occurrence
  • Participate in and support Kaizen events and other improvement activities
  • Responsible for tracking key metrics
  • Keep daily boards up-to-date for all required reporting items
  • Complete necessary labor reporting, including but not limited to employee evaluations and time and attendance
  • Complete required reporting for safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and labor
  • Other duties as assigned


High school diploma or GED preferred and at least 5 years of experience in a field related to the work being managed

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, specifically in Excel and Word

COMMENTS: The Reading Group, LLC (TRG) does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, ancestry veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Other details

  • Job Family Reading Truck Group
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Claremore, OK, USA