Line Lead

Omaha, NE
PetIQ Omaha – Operations /
Full Time, Non-Exempt /
PetIQ provides convenient and affordable pet health and wellness products and veterinary services to pets and their families through retail and ecommerce channels across the country.
We are advocates for pet parents, because we believe that all pet parents should be able to provide necessary care that enhances the lives of their pets.

Why join the PetIQ Team?
·         Great company culture
·         Company is in growth mode, come be a part of our exciting growth
Full time employee benefits include:
·         Medical, Dental, Vision
·         Flex Spending Account
·         Company Paid Life Insurance
·         401(k) with Company Match
·         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
·          8 Paid Holidays, 2 Personal Days and PTO
·         Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

PetIQ is the premier provider of pet wellness products and services. Our goal is to deliver a smarter way for pet parents to help their pets live their best lives through convenient access to affordable products and services. We are looking to fill an open position of Line Lead. The Line Lead is the first point of contact for production line workers. They are responsible for the routine communication of job assignments, training for specific product runs, and placement of Line Workers in assignments as required for the day. They coordinate activities of workers engaged in machine operating, packing, inspecting, and other processes

Essential Functions/Job Duties

    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty with high efficiencies. 
    • Collaborates with Spider to verify components for job order  are the correct components and are available at production line
    • Assigns workers to work stations to meet production requirements.
    • Monitors production and adjusts work assignments, supply of material, and machine operation when necessary.
    • Transports materials between production line, staging and return staging areas
    • Review job order instructions with Line team members
    • Train Line team members on the procedures / equipment needed to assemble products per assigned role for the day
    • Performs basic adjustments on various machines.
    • Performs basic line / job change-over operations
    • Prepare paperwork for skid tickets, line checks, and quality checks
    • Update production metrics on hourly production whiteboard
    • Refers extensive machine repairs to maintenance personnel.
    • Notifies Spider / Material Handler to bring additional components for production line as needed
    • Instruct Line Workers to clean up production line during and end of production; responsible to keep line clean of any debris at all times
    • Complete final paperwork and ensure content is accurate per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
    • Perform quality checks of the line
    • Periodically recalibrates test equipment / scales
    • Required to maintain production line standards
    • May lead a team of 2-9 employees
    • Perform other duties as needed or assigned


    • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies
    • Technical Skills - Shares expertise with others.
    • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions
    • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
    • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
    • Leadership - Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
    • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.
    • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
    • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
    • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of computers and programs contained with Microsoft Office
    • Basic math skills
    • Ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 
    • Ability to use a counting scale
    • Able to participate in a team-oriented environment, willingness to assist and train others
    • Demonstrate safe behavior and support department/plant Safety goals in a continuous improvement process
    • Able to work a flexible schedule, including overtime, weekends before and after schedule as needed
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write end of job reports and correspondence.

Education & Training

    • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
    • 2-5 years’ experience in a lead or supervisory position in a manufacturing environment preferred
What We Offer
       A competitive base salary
      Convenient, west Omaha location
      Generous paid time off package including PTO and holidays
      Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
      Company paid and voluntary life insurance
      401K retirement plan with up to a 3% company contribution and instant vesting
      Medical and dependent care flexible savings account
On-site fitness center

PetIQ is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We encourage applicants of all ages and experience, as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicant's age.

PetIQ is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles, such as afros, braids, locks, and twists), creed, caste, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (including ancestry), genetics, physical or mental disability (including obesity, HIV, or hepatitis C status), age, marital status, or honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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