Line Leader

Whitehall, OH 43213

Posted: 09/16/2019 Industry: Production Job Number: 521188
Leads are responsible production line employees. This will include but not limited to staffing, training, achieving efficiency standards, insuring a quality product is produced, and achieving scheduled completion dates. Downtime will be tracked by the Lead and corrective actions coordinated with the Manufacturing Supervisor. Leader will work with the Assistant Supervisor to insure training is achieved, work orders are communicated, setup are completed, and the right tooling and fixtures are on line for the appropriate jobs. Will be required to collect and report on key production data as defined by the Manufacturing Supervisor. Will be responsible for 5S and continuous improvement activities on their respective lines and will provide support for department and site 5S and continuous improvement efforts. Performs the following duties. Sets the example for respectful leadership and cooperation and assists in motivating employees to achieve work goals.
Job Functions:
Insure safe work environment by communicating safety requirements, auditing, tracking, providing feedback and corrective actions to employees and management.
Follow 5s guidelines
Maintain clean work environment (Production Floor)
Report all unsafe work areas
Clear all lines of obstacles and trash
Expectations are to constantly be observing and promote changes, improvements and sustain.
Performs activities of candle maker when assigned to assist or relieve on an individual basis to avoid shutdown.
Ability to take weights & enter information accurately into QA weight database
Make necessary valve adjustments when required
Data entry into computer system, logging pallets, conducting in process inspections.
Working with the Pour Technician to set up machines and equipment; communicate with Pour Technician to assure timely and accurate retrieval of necessary materials to maintain production levels.
Maximize line efficiency with minimal direction
Ability to write routine reports
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Ability to read / understand MAP as well as deviations if necessary.
Ability to organize and monitor work flow while achieving quality, efficiency & daily goals.
Maintain/verify line data entry:
Weights collection
Glass temps
Pour Temps
Rejection report
WO signoffs
Follow 5s guidelines
Maintain clean work environment (all zones)
Report all unsafe work areas
Clear all zones of obstacles and trash
Resolve personnel issues on line
Identify solutions
Recommend actions
Ability to lead & direct all production line operators
Flexibility to run ALL lines as required (A-J)
Use of all hand tools as needed
Ability to utilize hand jack when necessary
Knowledge of wax types & characteristics
Ability to identify issues quickly and implement solutions as needed
Spot defects and identify root cause
Coordinate corrective action with minimal supervision
Work well with multiple departments
Compliance with all safety regulations
Compliance with quality control methods
Ensure all people throughout line are rotated systematically for cross training purposes as well as safety and ergonomic reasons
Knowledge and ability to operate various machines
Ability to communicate equipment issues to maintenance & supervisors
Effective verbal & written communication skills to deliver valuable teamwork.
Rate: $16.00/hr
Required Qualifications:
At least 1 year of related experience (lead or supervisory)
High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of products manufactured including health and safety regulations
Ability to use various machines and practical skills
Ability to follow and execute instructions
Ability to follow quality control methods
Good communication skills and the ability to be accurate, patient, and responsible
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