Elite Staffing Inc.
Production Line leaders often begin in entry-level roles and work their way up to a line leader position. Strong leadership and communication are the most beneficial skills. Line leaders oversee the manufacturing activities within their department with a focus on meeting production targets.
Direct Assembly Line Workers: Line leaders give orders and instructions to assembly line workers so that each member of the production line is aware of what they need to do and what they are responsible for to maximize quality and productivity.
Complete Paperwork: Line leaders complete paperwork and any associated administrative tasks related to the production line, from updating records to show what has been completed to noting any issues.
Set Up Production Lines: Line leaders assign tasks based on what orders have come in and which members of the team are working on each day. They set up the production line to complete these orders efficiently.
Identify Production Line Issues: If there are any issues with production or fulfilling orders on time, line leaders quickly identify these problems and find ways to resolve them so that deadlines are still met without compromising quality.
Enforce Regulations: Line leaders ensure that all members of the team follow company policies and that healthy and safety regulations are being enforced to meet safety compliance.
Line leaders are great motivators and clear communicators who can handily troubleshoot issues as they come up, as well as the following abilities:
Leadership: line leaders must motivate their team and show support and guidance when necessary, so strong leadership skills are key to this job
Teamwork: working well as part of a team is critical to a line leader’s job, as they oversee their colleagues and manage their own schedule. Assisting others and offering advice or guidance are also important in this job
Communication skills: line leaders clearly relay instructions and procedures so that all tasks are completed accurately and on time, so they need to be good communicators
Time management: production lines run on strict schedules, so line leaders must manage their own time well, as well as the time of those around them
Problem-solving skills: when issues with production arise, line leaders think quickly and proactively to resolve them as soon as possible. Troubleshooting skills are important to success in this profession
The work place is in a manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, work is performed while standing and requires constant walking to and from machine to machine within a workstation. The following physical demands and exposures are all part of the job
Drug Test required
Lifting up to 35 pounds
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