This position leads a team in production that meets quality and production specifications within a given department. A line leader can perform all tasks within the assigned production area and will rotate or work at them as is necessary. Responsibilities include setting up and assigning team members to work areas. Participation in management decisions affecting work areas is a key to success. To accomplish this, it will require them to:· Read and proficiently interpret job card; drawing; blueprint; and other written documents to ensure specifications are understood and met.· Operate various handheld tools; portable type machines; or other machinery within the assigned areas in a safe manner.· Comprehend business requirements and communicate those expectations to their team members through daily meetings and interaction throughout the shift.· Rotate through various work stations within any given department.· Create a knowledgeable and skilled team through training, communication, and accountability. PRIMARY ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Line Leader primary responsibilities are:• Ensures all operations are conducted safely and in accordance with all safety policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.• Abides by and enforces all company policies and procedures in a firm, fair, and consistent manner. Asks for guidance as needed for questions or concerns. Assists team members in resolving issues or complaints by following through with answers to questions they have brought forth.• Leads by example exhibiting knowledge, skills, and abilities in work operations through training, coaching, and mentoring team members.• Conducts inspections per job card; drawings; blueprints; control plan; work instruction; and procedures.• Maintains good housekeeping at all time at the respective working area.• Assigns and directs manpower utilization to effectively meet production requirements.• Reviews orders and assigns work to meet shipping requirements.• Assists management in the daily running of production.• Verify rejects from line and daily reporting of production output. Immediately identifies and corrects problems in production to prevent incorrect orders going to customer. Elevates issues that cannot be immediately resolved.• Communicate with other Leaders – Line, Cell, Team - the needs and requirements for their departments• Ensure operators achieve/perform to daily targets and output.• Proficiently perform all tasks within their assigned area as required.• Set up of all machinery within their assigned areas.• Ensure all production equipment and machinery is maintained in a safe operating fashion at all times coordinating necessary repairs with leadership, engineering, and maintenance as needed.• Complete accurate production reports and other daily administrative tasks to communicate requested information to all levels of leadership.• Diffuses conflicts in accordance with company policy and escalates issues immediately.• Comprehends information on metrics, orders, etc. and effectively communicates the information to all employees on the line through daily meetings.• Maintains forklift license in good standing in order to operate a forklift as needed.• Implements team mentality through establishing and building mutual trust, respect and cooperation with all team members.• Miscellaneous other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES• 3 – 30 depending on department KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:• High school diploma or GED and 12 months manufacturing experience or the equivalent combination.• Basic Math Skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.• Ability to read a ruler and tape measure in inches and fraction of inches.• Basic Reading Comprehension to follow written and verbal work instructions.• Manual Dexterity.• Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance.• Ability to communicate effective, both orally and in writing.• Ability to read and understand job cards; drawings; blueprints; control plans; written procedures; etc.• Computer skills to include Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, Word
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