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Line Leader

Company: Nestl-- USA
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestl-- is the place for you. Nestl-- USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestl--'s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary

The Line leader is responsible for directing the activities of an assigned production line including all employees assigned to the line, employees running specific machinery, and giving direction during cleaning times. Develop and implement all improvement initiatives including but not limited to: Computer based production instructions and procedures, micro improvement and prevention measures, each shift and daily, according to schedules. Also responsible for the development and management of all production personnel assigned to the production line. Manage proper use and documentation of materials used on the line for production. The Line leader will also coordinate and communicate sanitation activities during cleaning times on the production line and also responsible for safe and sanitary working conditions for all employees working on the assigned production line.


Timely communication of all operational and/or safety issues to Team Leader to avoid accidents and unnecessary downtime. Any issues that may adversely affect start-up, cause downtime, or could result in an accident are the responsibility of the Line Operator to communicate to the Team Leader and/or other managers immediately.
Timely preflight of equipment to ensure that all weights are set before the line start time.
Ensure that line is properly dried down and free of condensation.
Know how to turn machine on/off correctly, read all displays and menus and how to properly and safely operate the ASI unit.
Take and record weights and follow all requirements of TQC program.
Perform basic mechanical adjustments and perform required mechanical PMs.
Complete all specified paperwork in a timely, accurate manner and deliver paperwork to designated locations at shifts end.
Timely completion of work orders so that repairs are made as soon as possible.
Provide direction as needed to Ingredient Handlers and/or Prepweighers to ensure that quality and performance standards are achieved.
Adherence to plant attendance policies.
Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow team members and other departments.
Team members will participate in Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) and Lean activities such as the Create Stability tools, such as Standard Work, Abnormality Identification, Center lining and Help Chain.
Team members will be responsible for building their competency, creating self-development plans, keeping those plans up to date and help build the competency of others, as applicable
Contact the safety team for BBS observation training and then complete and turn in at a minimum 1 BBS observation per week
Team members shall understand and follow factory management systems for human safety, food safety and/or environmental management. Understand and actively work toward achieving management system targets and objectives.
Team members shall follow the plant rules, procedures, and/or practices related to management systems. Team members will report incidents and unsafe conditions immediately, maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the appropriate management system on all related procedures and programs.
Ensure timely preflight and changeover of production lines and/or equipment within prescribed changeover time allotment. Ensure that all equipment has been correctly clean, sanitized, assembled, aligned, inspected and operates properly prior to it being released back to production use. The disassembly, clean, sanitize, reassemble and inspection of various machine areas as required. These machine areas could include but not limited to sauce fillers and AVF.
Other assigned duties.


High School Diploma or GED preferred
Requisition ID


It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.

The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Jonesboro, AR, US, 72401

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