Manufacturing Production Lead



ASSA ABLOY Door Group is adding a Frame Cell Production Lead to our Northwest Service Center in Kent, Washington. This successful candidate will be an integral part of our expanding production department responsible for manufacturing hollow metal frames for the company’s Northwest Service Center.


What would you do as our Frame Cell Production Lead?

  • This working lead position assists in overseeing and personally participating in all aspects of production.
  • Maximize efficiencies and minimize waste within the team and the operation.
  • Ensure orders are completed in a correct and timely fashion to maximize customer on time delivery.
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are safe to operate and maintained according to preventive maintenance and/or other established schedules.
  • Plan and schedule all resources in a manner that will ensure effective completion of tasks and goals.
  • Ensure that assigned people are trained in their respective duties and cross-trained in other areas as required, so to ensure exceptional quality, timely completion, and service.
  • Enforce compliance of all state, federal, and OSHA regulations along with all company standards and the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure quality control measures are in place to ensure the manufacturing of a top-quality product.
  • Train, coach, and monitor other team members in the work cell.
  • Assign work to employees accordingly and fill in where necessary.
  • Ensure that each employee has the proper tools and that all tools are being maintained in safe, good-working conditions.
  • Ensure timely completion of all orders.
  • Maintain inventory on necessary supplies while being responsible for the completion of all material requisitions for needed supplies.
  • Monitor and track production numbers required for daily reports.
  • Learn and understand each functional job in the frame cell.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds individually.
  • Perform quality work in a timely fashion.
  • Will be required to work overtime as needed.


The Skills and Experience you need:

  • High school diploma or GED required; associate’s or bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Manufacturing experience required, preferably in a steel/metal environment (i.e. tool and die, HVAC metal, light gauge steel, etc..).
  • Basic geometry and math skills (decimals to fractions) required to understand complex instructions, prints and designs.
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand engineering drawings required.
  • Familiarity with grinding and welding a plus.
  • Familiarity with CNC processes preferred.
  • Experience with shear and break presses preferred (i.e. Accupress, Cincinnati).
  • Must be knowledgeable and capable of performing multiple manufacturing processes while working with various equipment and machinery. 
  • Experience leading teams of 5+ people in a manufacturing setting.
  • Experience converting sheets of light gauge metal to various forms and shapes is a plus.
  • Ability to use ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software helpful.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to; stand, use hands and fingers to operate tools and a computer and handle documents. Regularly required to; walk and hear, lift, carry, and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



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If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Stephanie Mandato, Talent Acquisition Manager, at



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Kent, WA, US, 98032

Production & Skilled Trades

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue