Curing Group Lead 2nd Shift

Full-time / Part-time: 
Exempt / Non-Exempt: 

Fayetteville, AR, US, 72701

Shift:  Home Shift 2
Requisition ID:  6002

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter® and the AAF International® brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

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AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.


  • Identifies materials required for next run and ensures availability. Read and understand specifications
  • Identifies equipment set-up requirements and assist supervisor in communicating procedures. Monitor safety requirements and enforce plant rules. Monitor quality of incoming raw materials.
  • Assist supervisor in training personnel.
  • Make check of equipment operation prior to scheduled run and communicate any needs to supervisor.
  • Review production schedule daily distributed by Production Supervisor to determine which orders are needed.
  • Verify the proper materials (based on the Bill of Materials List located on the Production Order) are readily available.
  • Communicate to the Material Handler or Production Supervisor the appropriate material to supply the line. 
  • Any modification made to the Bill of the Materials on the Production Order will be changed by the Group Lead before the production is claimed.
  • The Group Leader must identify the appropriate media to be run as per the Media Production Order. 
  • The Group Lead directs and conducts changeovers to set up the production line based on the Production Schedule. 
  • Print labels for each Production Order and attach them to the appropriate cartons. 
  • Verify the quantity and quality of media ran and ensures the proper labeling of media rolls.
  • Scan the production order as well as the media production order into SAP and moves the entire order into the appropriate staging area.   
  • Direct and assist line workforce to clean area as per 5S. 
  • Review production schedule daily to determine which orders are needed.
  • Directs the line workforce (Qualified Oven Operator, Expander Attendant, Material Handler, and Selector/Packer) as necessary to effectively and efficiently complete production orders daily.
  • Directs and conducts change-overs to set up the production line based on the Production Schedule.
  • Communicate to the Material Handler or Production Supervisor the appropriate material to supply the line.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and understand written instructions in English to include completion of daily paperwork and forms.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville