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Muttins Line Lead


A Day in the Life...

  • ·Beginning of Shift: start shift and hour ahead of associate start time to make sure all machines are turned on and ready to go without issues before shift.
    • All pre-shift checks are done. Examples: Breather holes, dessicant microwave test, PIB weight test. Mindy is working on a checklist.
    • Load end is pre staged before start of shift. (Unload end is pre staged the night before on second shift shipping.)
    • Line is full of glass all the way to the sealer before shift start.
    • Tracking attendance ensure all associates are in proper PPE, break times are scheduled and followed (1/2 hour) and are setup with everything needed to help aid in the success of the shift.
  • Throughout the day positively encourage the crew to achieve production goals and strive to go over the goals.
    • Make sure grids are made before the schedule is ran and organized in sequential order. If bars are not made for any of the schedules, lead in skipping over the grids at load end.
    • Assist in spacer changes, PIB/Silicone barrel changes and cleaning plugged nozzles.
    • Make sure consumption of high volume and rejects are being accounted for on both load and unload ends.
    • Give clear instructions to load end and forklift drivers on what schedules are coming next to have them pre staged. Communicate clearly with all the operators on the line on what schedules are coming down the line.
  • End of Shift make sure all areas of operation are clean and organized:
    • Floors are swept of any broken glass, spacers are put away in proper location, spacer prep tab bucket is dumped, garbage’s and recycling are dumped, extruder and roto are cleaned of any PIB on shuttles and grippers, nozzles are cleaned and put away.
      • Communicate with the next shift Lead/Supervisor about what schedules you are running and what you have left to run.All racks at unload with paperwork and taped up.

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • Leadership – line leaders must motivate their team and show support and guidance when necessary.
    • 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.
    • Communication skills – line leaders clearly relay instructions and procedures so that all tasks are completed accurately and on time.
    • 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.

    Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
    Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

    This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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