State/Area: Louisiana

Regional Area: New Orleans Metro Area

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Job Number: JN -082021-5341

Production Line Leader Duties/Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all equipment and machinery is properly set up no later than fifteen (15) minutes prior to any shift where they are assigned one or more production lines.
  • Show a thorough demonstration of an understanding of the production development process, operations management, and quality control.
  • Ensure that all personnel is accounted for, and all shift goals and all safety information are clearly communicated before each shift at no later than fifteen (15) minutes prior to the start of any shift where they are assigned one or more production lines.
  • Conduct performance management by ensuring that the line(s) they are assigned to start on time, operate profitably, safely and accomplish the hourly and shift “finished product” production goals.
  • Create and maintain operational processes and production strategies that eliminate waste (demonstrable).
  • Develop, through coaching, and performance management, a team of high-performing, direct reports (+/- 25 at any time) that adhere to all facility policies, hygiene and safety protocols, production goals, and maintain acceptable attendance requirements.
  • Maintain a visual, floor-based communications system that informs Operators and Supervisors of running conditions in real-time.
  • Maintain a KPI reporting structure and update reports/boards used to share this information.
  • Provide timely feedback to Direct Reports and corrective action as required in real-time.
  • Other tasks required to achieve facility production goals as assigned by management.

Required Skills/Abilities & Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 2 years experience in a supervisory or lead position, manufacturing preferred. 
  • Experience with MS Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Outstanding performance management skills.
  • Experience with MS Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding motivational skills.
  • Outstanding planning and organizational skills

 Production Line Leader Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to move and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist.
  • Must be able to work efficiently in temperatures between 30 and 105 degrees Fahrenheit and relative humidity of up to 100%.
  • Must be able and willing to work off-hours, Holidays, and Weekends when necessary.

If your production line leader experience meets the qualifications listed, please apply now and email a current resume to [email protected]. A member of our Operations team will contact applicants with relevant experience and qualifications for the position.