Group Leader in West Chicago, IL at OSI Group

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Responsible for the daily operation of the fresh production line.
  • Responsible for ensuring the correct number of employees are in position to run the fresh line.
  • Delegate each employee their tasks for the day.
  • Ensure all employees are working according to all Safety and GMP regulations.
  • Responsible for sending employees to breaks and lunches.
  • Inform supervisor of any inconsistencies.
  • Train employees on GMP and Safety policies.
  • Train employees on SOP’s
  • Conduct alchemy training.
  • Inspect and document pre-operational safety and cleanliness.
  • Monitor the assembly of equipment and be able help assemble and operate all equipment on the fresh line.
  • Test all equipment and inform maintenance of necessary repairs on the machinery prior to starting production
  • Verify and document that equipment is properly set up.
  • Prepare necessary documentation for the day.
  • Monitor and control machine settings as needed.
  • Monitor and record product and process data to ensure compliance.
  • Monitor, document, and take action on downtime.
  • Report any damage to or failure on equipment.
  • Monitor the operation of the equipment and make basic adjustments and repairs as needed.
  • If needed, disassemble and clean parts if defective product is being produced.
  • Adjust speed of line depending on product conditions and demand of the line.
  • Monitor, document, and take corrective action on downtime, inspections, rework, machine settings, and tooling as needed.
  • Assist other group leaders and machine operators as needed.
  • Work with supervisors, HR, and safety departments to work through incident investigations.
  • Work with Quality Assurance to monitor that products meet specifications (watch for defects, foreign materials, etc.).
  • Work with maintenance to troubleshoot and prevent equipment failures.
  • Notify proper departments and supervisors of any issues.
  • Communicate line status to the other shifts and departments.
  • Implement changes and help with training on process improvements for Safety, Quality, Efficiency, etc.
  • Follow company GMP, SSOP, food safety, and company rules/procedures.
  • Follow all LOTO and safety procedures.
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds.
  • Clean equipment and the area as needed.
  • Performs related duties as assigned
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Scheduled days off may vary depending on production demands.
  • Weekend work will be required.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and written.
  • 6 months on the floor training

OSI believes all persons have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. It is the policy of OSI  to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs. OSI participates in the E-Verify program.