Line Leader

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Assembly Line Leader - Bolingbrook


365 Crossing Drive

Bolingbrook, IL 60115

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Use the Work Order as a guide to individual job requirements and specifications.
  • Set-up line or assist with line set-up as needed, using the line diagram.
  • Responsible for inventory control, tracking and reconciliation of customer product and components, assuring
    that both are correct and properly placed on the line; kept in good supply as needed for the completion of the shift’s production and the start of the next shift, if applicable.
  • Assign temporary staffing service employees to individual tasks on the line as outlined in the work order,
    and train them accordingly.
  • Oversee and monitor production flow on the line, trouble shoot problems, make equipment adjustments as needed, recommend and institute line improvements, and direct temporary staff labor issues to Assembly Supervisor.
  • Motivate temporary staffing service employees in order to maintain maximum production line efficiency and meet production goals.
  • Ensure that the completed finished product meets all specifications outlined in the Work Order and  complete hourly quality checks to verify.
  • Ensure adherence to Company policies,  SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and cGMPs (Current Good Manufacturing Practices), job specific instructions, and customer specific instructions.
  • Accurately maintain all production paperwork, including recording and reconciling temporary staff labor
    hours, and enter production data into the computer system.
  • Maintain line cleanliness through good housekeeping practices. 
  • Responsible for the safety on the line and for adhering to all safety rules and programs, and for attending
    all required safety training.
  • Communicate with other departments, such as warehouse, maintenance and quality assurance as appropriate and necessary, and keep Supervisor apprised of issues related to the line.
  • Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures. 
  • Overtime is required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education and/or Experience

    High school diploma or GED minimum.
    Language Skills
    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  May require the ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
    May require the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

    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.

    Mathematical Skills
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
    Reasoning Ability
    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
    Computer Skills
    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and basic computer skills.
    Other Qualifications
    This position requires good communication and proficient math skills.

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