The incumbent for the Line Lead position will have the overall responsibility of performing a wide variety of manufacturing and related tasks and be responsible for the overall efficiency, quality, and safety of assigned packaging operation and personnel.
AUTHORITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
The Line Lead has the accountability for verifying that the product they produced is made in accordance with the customer's specification and meets the company's quality expectations. Although this position has no direct supervisory authority, the Line Lead provides direction and leadership to the personnel assigned to their production line.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Line Lead consist of but are not limited to:
Responsible for work assignment, monitoring, training, recording line productivity, quality results, pallet completions, and related activities to support production activities.
Perform periodic product and process quality checks to ensure material is not defective or damaged and that material is appropriate to customer specifications.
Maintain record of materials and product on the line, check tag inventory.
Use inventory control system to create product tags and ordering product.
Verify the documentation from Hopper Filler is accurate.
Communicate effectively with Production Supervisor on line performance, employee performance, quality issues, and other daily needs.
Perform any job duty on the line in support of line operations.
Assist other personnel to ensure that assigned packaging line runs at maximum safety, efficiency, and quality. Maintain the productivity efficiency goals.
Dispose of off quality, improper product and materials in designated areas.
Report any issue to Production Supervisor
Perform visual quality check of packaged and finished product to ensure that they are not damaged or defective.
Maintain a clean and organized work area.
Make minor adjustments to production equipment.
Document product weight & plot average in Winspc program.
Perform all other duties deemed necessary, or required by the Production Supervisor and Manager.
Willingness to work overtime when asked.
Ability to maintain a positive and productive relationship with co-workers and others with whom the position may have contact.
Set up coder and checkweigher equipment
Willingness to work as a team member and help out where needed to ensure maximum process efficiency.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED preferred
One or more years experience working in a manufacturing environment, leadership experience
Food industry experienced preferred
Understand verbal and written instructions
Basic Math skills, Addition & Subtraction
Possess a high level of patience and composure
Ability to respond quickly
Ability to delegate and direct
Ability to handle several tasks concurrently
Ability to work well with a wide variety of people
Basic computer skills