2nd Shift Production Lead Wanted at Comfort Research in Lewisburg, TN



Production Team Lead - 2nd Shift

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Lewisburg, TN • Operations

To Apply - Click Here or email miranda.looney@comfortresearch.com


At Comfort Research, our award-winning Culture and Core Values are at the center of everything we do. We have an opportunity for a team lead on our awesome production team!

The primary function of the Team Lead is to plan, direct, and execute daily production operations. Work with Operations Manager to ensure daily objectives. Meet and/or exceed daily production runs based on priority given. Monitor production Ambassadors to ensure they understand role, performing at or above expectations, and adjust as necessary through training, and/or realigning tasks of Ambassador to work to their strengths. Hold Ambassadors accountable and communicate up chain-of-command any disciplinary actions required. Team Leaders in this position will be expected to develop and display knowledge, skills, and ability to teach and coach others as well as perform variety of tasks, flex to work needs, drive safely, maintain ongoing positive and collaborative work behaviors, and reliably work all scheduled hours.


  • Shift Times: Monday - Thursday, 3:30pm - 2:00am
  • Shift Premium: $1.00 shift premium for hours worked on 2nd shift
  • Pay Schedule: Weekly 


  • Demonstrate the Core Values of Comfort Research in daily actions, execution of tasks and interactions with others.
  • Maintain safe and organized operations.
  • Ensure quality checks are performed and within acceptable ranges based on spec sheets.
  • Monitor inventory levels for raw material and communicate needs prior to any shortages (Foam, Boxes, Bags, etc…)
  • Validate accuracy of product of produced for Dropship to ensure customers receive correct order.
  • Monitor all work orders to ensure accuracy of Finished Goods being produced.
  • Teams with schedulers to understand demand for trade partners and ensure product is ready to load at scheduled time.
  • Participates in daily huddles with other functional areas and production personnel to ensure outlining daily/weekly expectations. Communicates company goals and policies with production teams.
  • Works closely with all aspects of manufacturing, ensuring support of meeting labor standards, quality standards, and adherence to manufacturing specifications.
  • Leads, co-leads, and actively participates in overall plant continuous improvement project planning and execution.
  • Meets production standards, production schedules and documents all activities as required.
  • Assists with performance evaluations, training / coaching, tracking attendance, and administering company policies.
  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Serves as a leader in implementing world-class safety practices. Ensures all safety policies are followed and report any safety issues to the leadership team. Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use 5’s principles
  • Serves as a coach and mentor to direct labor ambassadors in an effort to build a highly effective and cohesive production team.
  • Encourages a fun, creative and positive work environment
  • Supports a culture of Lean continuous improvement seeking to minimize waste, Finding a Better Way, Expecting the Best and Doing the Right Thing are part of everyday life.
  • Other duties may be assigned at management’s discretion.


Here at Comfort Research, we believe that the health and well-being of our Ambassadors and their families is critical to their success in the workplace. Comfort Research offers a generous benefits program that includes:

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan that begins accruing upon hire for eligible Ambassadors
  • Culture Awards program with opportunities to win cash prizes or extra PTO in addition to company-wide recognition
  • Several paid holidays throughout the year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Growing family bonus & extra PTO for new parents
  • Referral Bonus program
  • 401(k) program with generous company match
  • A variety of health insurance plans to choose from with company contributions to premiums
  • Dental, vision, and other ancillary insurance coverages available
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability coverage
  • Company-paid Life Insurance policy
  • Free product allowances & product discounts


Comfort Research is an industry leading and fast-growing manufacturer that is revolutionizing affordable lifestyle products. Our growth has been fueled by the demand for our comfortable, innovative designed and quality products through online and major retail locations such as Walmart, Sam’s, Costco, Meijer, Amazon and many more.

Comfort Research continues to be recognized as a Great Place to Work—and we’ve remained committed to building a positive culture and creating a dynamic, fun atmosphere. We believe in hard work and we live by our core values of: Finding A Better Way, Doing the Right Thing, and Expecting the Best from Each Other and Ourselves. At Comfort Research, the pace is fast, the work is anything but boring, and the result is always more Comfort for All!


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 - 4 years of previous manufacturing leadership experience preferred.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Previous experience operating powered forklifts preferred.
  • Knowledge of various material-handling equipment as asset.
  • Possess a high regard for safety in the workplace.
  • Ability to use computer and scanning equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand job aids and other instructional material printed in English
  • Ability to lift/move product weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to work within team environment required.
  • Ability to help drive culture change through support of our Core Values: Find a Better Way, Do the Right Thing and Be the Best.
  • Support a Fun Positive work culture to create a great place to work
  • Must be able to demonstrate positive, professional behavior at all times.