Line Leader in Frankfort, IL at Illinois Tool Works

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    21701 South Harlem Avenue
    Frankfort, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
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Job Description



Title: Line Leader          


Coordinates production efforts to meet customer expectations and management’s goals and expectations. This is accomplished via scheduling personnel at the proper stations, checking inventory, reviewing customer orders, checking operator paperwork, training operators, and monitoring the daily output of each station.

Duties & Responsibilities:

 Reviews customer orders for changes and adjust scheduling of Operators to meet production needs

 Monitor production to ensure deliveries will be on time. Escalate delivery concerns to Production Supervisor and or Production Manager.

 Directs activities on the production floor with Operators.

 Ensure that Operators have what is needed in order to perform their duties. Such as, components, tools, and packaging.

 Monitor inventories of finished goods and components as required and informs the proper personnel of shortages that will interfere with production and or meeting customer orders.

 Verify production paperwork at each station for accuracy on a daily basis.

 Responsible for assisting in continuous improvement activities on production floor. Implementation of corrective action and follow-up.

 Continuous improvement plans and audits of systems.

 Ability to lead, motivate and develop team members. Ensures that Operators receive training, new and on-going.

 Consults with operators and provide management with updates when machine goals are not being met.

 Any and all tasks as assigned.

Required Experience:

 High school diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree a plus

 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

 Must possess ability to mentor and coach employees

 Proficient verbal and written communications skills, along with good organizational skills required

 Must have a basic knowledge of a machine operation

 Motivated to grow and develop skills for advancement

 Proficient computer skills – MS Office and IMES

 Must be able to work flexible schedule of overtime and some weekends

Physical Demands:

 Must be able to lift up to 65 lbs.

 Experience driving/operating a forklift a plus

 Must be able to push, pull, lift, bend, reach, stoop, kneel and stand the majority of a full shift.

ITW Body & Fuel is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements


Automotive OEM
ITW’s Automotive OEM segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.