Line Leader – MA

SUMMARY:
Oversee Production Line operations at the Company’s Ludlow facility. Leads and directs all Line personnel.  Troubleshoots, repairs and adjusts discrepancies on Line.  Assumes responsibility for all safety, health, and environmental issues concerning Line operations.  Oversees quality control of manufactured products for assigned Line. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Leads personnel in the packaging operations, ensuring all machinery is maintained and workers are properly trained per standard procedures.
  • Inspects all company products to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Suggests changes in working methods and use of equipment to increase the department’s efficiency.
  • Notifies Production Supervisor of any manufacturing problems, as well as analyzing and resolving work problems, or assisting workers in solving problems in a helpful and timely manner.
  • Maintains records of shift performance, equipment output and weekly production data.
  • Maintains and enforces all safety rules and regulations, and maintains good housekeeping in all related areas.

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
All other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor and Plant Manager

COMPETENCIES:

  • Decision Making Skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Leadership
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Results Driven
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Ethical Conduct

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
Directly supervises all Line personnel for assigned Line.

Position type and expected work hours:
This is a Full Time Position, 40 hours per week. Days and hours are Monday through Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Overtime will be required with production demands. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in automated filling.
  • Valid Driver’s License

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and policy and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

MATHMATICAL 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 instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Good problem solving skills, including comparing alternatives leading to sound decisions.  Good organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize efficiently.

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 required to; walk, stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, climb, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must lift and/or move up to 60 pounds frequently.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes and occasionally exposed to flammable materials.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OTHER DUTIES:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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James Austin Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, genetics, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. We participate in E-Verify.