Line Leader- Streator, IL

Line Leader- Streator, IL
+ Job ID #:5738
+ Functional Area:Manufacturing
+ Position Type:Full-Time Regular
+ Relocation Provided:Yes
+ Location:Streator, IL
+ Department:Operations/Manufacturing
+ Education Required:High School Diploma
+ Experience Required:1 - 3 Years
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Position Description:
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $6.9 billion in 2017 and employs more than 26,500 people at 78 plants in 23 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace.
We are currently seeking a Line Leader to join our team at our plant in Streator, IL.
Responsible for managing the total operation of the line (defined as total production line) on a 24 hour / 7 day a week basis through the continuous shift operation to maximize production performance within established safety, quality and cost parameters.
A particular emphasis of the role is to facilitate a team culture across all functional and cross functional disciplines for the specific line. Through both formal and informal continuous improvement opportunities, implement and refine improvement ideas to maximize the performance of the line.
+ Aligns resources in the plant?s personnel (operators, mechanics, etc) to focus on all areas of the process center; i.e. quality assurance, furnace, machine repair, mold shop, general maintenance, cold end, and job change coordinator.
+ Reinforces positive team efforts and embraces Continuous Improvement concepts to ensure workers understand that their work activities are part of a whole and have an impact on the operation and common goals.
+ Motivates the generation of ideas and initiates by discussing them on multi-disciplinary teams.
+ Defines initiatives and operations goals with input from other plant personnel to improve overall performance.
+ Develops technical specialized skills and knowledge, as well as team work, continuous improvement and discipline strengths.
+ Develops multidisciplinary knowledge and skills, and awareness of customer oriented common goals and achievements.
+ Make sure local and contractual agreements are followed
+ Responsible for all audit compliance for Quality, Safety, GMP, Procedures, Swabbing and Forming.
+ Ensure correct use of safety equipment and that company safety policies are followed
+ Works with shift foremen to have consistency on all shifts.
+ Assists in developing personnel
+ Defines shop expectations
+ Lead workshops resulting in tangible key performance indicator improvements
+ Deploy the appropriate People / Safety / Quality / Cost / Delivery / Productivity metrics and management routines at all levels of the organization
+ Act as a change agent (leader) to instill a Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement nculture on site and in related areas of the company
+ Ensure through audits that tools are appropriately and effectively used
+ Ensure lean principles are appropriately taken into consideration at all stages of the process improvement project
+ Serve as a business change agent leading process improvement initiatives, process redesignactivities/projects which will enable the organization to reach the next level of world class operations by implementing continuous improvement-lean manufacturing practices throughout the plant
This position reports to the Tank Production Manager.
Works closely with Continuous Improvement Leader.
Position Requirements:
+ Minimum requirement of High School Degree or equivalent.
+ Prefer Bachelor?s Degree in Production or Operations Management, Business, or other related disciplines
+ Minimum requirement of 1 year experience supervising/leading people and processes in a manufacturing environment, preferably Glass production.
+ Project Management and/or Lean Certification desired.
+ Significant understanding of Flow Manufacturing concepts that use Continuous Improvement and Kaizen events.
+ Computer literate w/ proficiency in Microsoft Office Products
+ Adequate knowledge of informational systems & ability to analyze data (i.e. PIC, MCS, MCSII, VSPC, SAP, WorkBrain, etc.).
+ Strategic thinker, with clear vision and direction of change management
+ Strong facilitation and interpersonal communication
+ Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
+ Proven ability to coach, mentor, and energize team members
There may be some travel associated with this position for training and/or project work.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.
+ Opportunity for future growth and advancement
+ Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
+ Comprehensive benefits package
+ Relaxed and contemporary dress code
+ Education Assistance program
+ Adoption Assistance program
+ and much more?
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at corp.comm@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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