WestRock Line Leader in DeKalb, Illinois

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Line Leader - Dekalb, IL

800 Nestle Court

Dekalb, Illinois, 60115

United States


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Use the Work Order as a guide to individual job requirements and specifications.

Set-up line or assist with line set-up as needed, using the line diagram.

Responsible for inventory control,tracking and reconciliation of customer product and components,assuring

that both are correct and properly placed on the line; kept in good supplyas needed for the completion of the shift’s production and the start of the next shift, if applicable.

Assign temporary staffing service employees to individual tasks on the line as outlined in the work order,

and train them accordingly.

Oversee and monitor production flow on the line, trouble shoot problems, make equipment adjustments as needed,recommend and institute line improvements, and direct temporary staff labor issues to Assembly Supervisor.

Motivate temporary staffing service employees in order to maintain maximum production line efficiency and meet production goals.

Ensure that the completed finished product meets all specifications outlined in the Work Order and complete hourly quality checks to verify.

Ensure adherence to Company policies,

SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and cGMPs (Current Good Manufacturing Practices), job specific instructions, and customer specific instructions.

Accurately maintain all production paperwork, including recording and reconciling temporary staff labor

hours, and enter production data into the computer system.

Maintain line cleanliness through good housekeeping practices.

Responsible for the safety on the line and for adhering to all safety rules and programs, and for attending

all required safety training.

Communicate with other departments,such as warehouse, maintenance and quality assurance as appropriate and necessary, and keep Supervisor apprised of issues related to the line.

Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.

Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Overtime is required.

Perform other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or

ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED minimum.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. May require the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

May require the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and basic computer skills.

Other Qualifications

This position requires good communication and proficient math skills.



WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Line Leader