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Packaging Coordinators, Inc. Production Line Leader 1- 3rd shift in Rockford, Illinois

Position Title: Production Line Leader 1

Location: Rockford, Illinois 61109 - Assembly Drive

Department: 1041 (Operations)

Shift: 3 rd Shift

Reporting To: Supervisor, Production

Responsible For (Staff): None

Line Leaders prepare and operate the packaging equipment while ensuring line employees are completing tasks as required for optimum performance. Line Leaders responsibilities includes acquiring and communicating with proficiency all pertinent information between shifts and to employees assigned to the production area. Line Leaders are responsible for the throughput and quality of the production line, setting expectations for the employees on the line, and operating the equipment as designed.


  • Operates and maintains machine accordance with batch record, safety and quality standards. Ensures process optimization through routine mechanical adjustments.

  • Conducts daily line huddle communication meeting -- requires review of all shift to shift communication, information acquired during the LL Shift meeting and Visual Control Board results.

  • Provides direction to other line members by ensuring the crew has signed the roster; assigning crew members to the appropriate positions

  • Reviews jackets and ensures proper components and resources are at the line

  • Escalates quality, service, and equipment performance issues to supervision.

  • Communicates production needs to the necessary support departments to include but not limited to warehouse, quality, maintenance, and business unit

  • Updates all line required information including hourly run charts and all areas of the VCBs

  • Interacts with CDC to ensure machine performs optimally

  • Order components when necessary and perform On-line RTS (JDE)

  • Answer questions and resolve issues for associates on the line

  • Accurately completes paperwork to include: scrap calculations, recovery and production rates, batch record entries

  • Leads and performs lot in and lot out, line clearance, and deep clean functions

  • Actively participates in Gemba and/or Safety Gemba as applicable on their line

  • May require use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR)

  • This position may require overtime and/or weekend work.

  • Knowledge of and adherence to all PCI, cGMP, and GCP policies, procedures, rules.

  • Attendance to work is an essential function of this position

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Manager/Supervisor.Special Demands:

  • Move, Traverse: 3/4 of the day and up.

  • Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, or place: 3/4 of the day and up.

  • Install, place, adjust, apply, measure, use, or signal: 3/4 of the day and up.

  • Ascend/Descend or Work Atop: 3/4 of the day and up.

  • Position self (to) or Move (about or to): 3/4 of the day and up.

  • Communicate or exchange information: 3/4 of the day and up.

  • Detect, distinguish, or determine: 3/4 of the day and up.

  • On an average day, the individual can expect to move and/or transport up to 50 pounds between 1/2 and 3/4 of the day.

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