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Last Updated: 3/21/20

Job Description

 Line Lead – 1st Shift – Fort Valley, GA


HSM Solutions has an immediate opening for a Line Lead in our manufacturing department at our Ft Valley, Georgia facility.  This position will be responsible for supervising and coordinating all aspects of production and support employees.  The candidate for this role must be hands-on with strong technical skills. Candidate will build and develop a team for to produce specialty seats.   


 Responsibilities will include gathering information and be key in the implementation of workflow, training, materials flow, work instructions, etc. for seat production.  Candidate will work directly under the Line Supervisor and Lead a team of approximately ten employees.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Along with the Supervisor, plans work schedules to ensure that activities are performed effectively, and to respond to fluctuating workloads while meeting both schedule and customer expectations
  • Collaborate with all associates to solve work-related problems
  • Plan and conduct regular communication meeting with associates covering Safety, 6S, Quality, Productivity and Customer Satisfaction
  • Ensure all required JDE transactions are correctly completed in a timely manner
  • Make sure orders are complete for on time delivery
  • Make sure employees are following ISO System requirements
  • Review work throughout the process and at completion to ensure that it has been performed properly
  • Check specifications of materials used against information contained in work orders
  • Process the orders in order to communicate material flow, and follow up on rush, sample or shortage orders.
  • Check all equipment, tools, PPE to be sure all is in safe & proper condition
  • Check quality of material and monitor the status of orders
  • Expedite necessary orders through the plant
  • Relay any necessary information to plant personnel and assist the Plant Management in communication with support staffs
  • Responsible for inventory control regarding correct inventory levels
  • Assists in ensuring that department systems are accurate and in compliance with company rules, standards, expectations, and applicable laws
  • Assists in controlling significant manufacturing projects, and planning and scheduling departmental assignments, and setting priorities
  • Identify opportunities that best utilizes the department’s infrastructure and meets customer requirements
  • Assists in analyzing technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects
  • Maintain a clean and orderly workplace


Minimum Qualifications


  • 2-5 years of leadership in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001/TS 16949 QMS System, Lean Principles and/or Six Sigma principles; with safety as a top priority
  • Candidate must be able to work 12 hour shifts occasionally (periodically all management is required to work weekend shifts per duty roster)


Additional Qualifications:


  • Requires integrity, independent action, originality, evaluation and judgment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively present information one-one one, or in small group situations to other employees of the organization
  • Must possess all other qualities critical for managerial success including leadership, self-confidence, motivation, decisiveness, flexibility, sound business judgment and determination
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality regarding sensitive information and/or records


Preferences (candidates with these additional skills/experiences are preferred in the role):


  • Experience with transportation manufacturing process
  • Experience with JD Edward’s software system will be considered a plus
  • Prefer candidate to live within a 45-mile radius of Fort Valley, GA


Company Details


Hickory, North Carolina, United States