Job Title: Production Line Leader
Assists supervisors in coordinating production efficiency; organizes and oversees workers and production components to maximize production output and minimize downtime, trains team members and monitors areas of responsibility on lines to maintain acceptable quality. Covers in absence of supervisor in specific areas of responsibility. Performs the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews production schedules with supervisor and estimates worker requirements for completion of jobs.
Interprets and explains specifications and job orders to workers; instructs, assigns duties, and rotates team members on a regular basis.
Sets up machines and equipment; assures timely and accurate retrieval of necessary materials to maintain production levels; anticipates shortages in components by looking ahead and correcting.
Trains new employees and establishes "go to" relationship after initial training; oversees the training and cross training of employees as needed.
Monitors and adjusts work procedures on the line for the following:
(1) product meets specifications
(2) quality level is maintained
(3) all people are rotated systematically for safety and ergonomic reasons
(4) most effective and efficient production is maintained.
Performs activities of workers to assist or relieve on an individual basis to avoid shutdown.
Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving production problems.
Maintains time and production records on the line.
Makes recommendations to supervisors for changes in working conditions, use of equipment, or production processes to increase efficiency and quality. Sets the example for respectful leadership and cooperation, and assists in motivating employees to achieve work goals.
Assists in maintaining the cleanliness and working condition of equipment and tools. Informs management of hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions on the line or in the work area.
Maintain Alene standards of performance and comply with housekeeping, safety policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned by Production Group Leaders and Supervision.
Assists the supervisors in providing direction and training to employees on the line; no direct supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as product specifications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of the organization.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma; 1 year or more of related experience, technical school, and/or training.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch; occasionally to crawl, sit, and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT Environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, and aromas. The employee is occasionally exposed airborne particle. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.