Fulfillment Line Leader – 2nd Shift

Chippewa Falls, WI

Are you looking to begin a career with an established and stable local company? We have a GREAT opportunity for you!

Privately held, Great Northern is one of the nation’s largest independent producers of corrugated packaging. For more than five decades, customers have turned to Great Northern for integrated, comprehensive packaging solutions in industrial, commercial and retail markets. Our vision is to help our employees win through personal growth and a shared future. This is an exciting time to join and be a part of our growing team.

In addition to excellent wages the company has a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; near-site clinic; life insurance; long and short term disability; paid time off; holidays; profit sharing and 401(k) with company match. We also offer our employees a safe, clean, friendly environment and room for growth!

This opportunity is on 2nd shift: Monday through Friday, 2:30pm to 11:00pm.


Assists production shift supervisor – fulfillment in activities of all fulfillment personnel, maintaining quality control standards, following all housekeeping and maintenance programs, training personnel, participating in the safety program and filling in for people whenever and wherever needed by performing the following duties.


  • Assists production shift supervisor, and the fulfillment group leader in coordinating the activities of all temporary labor pool personnel as requested on assigned assembly lines or workstations.
  • Is actively involved in the training and retraining of all temporary labor pool employees working these assigned assembly lines or workstations as necessary, providing feedback of progress to production shift supervisor and temporary labor pool provider as required.
  • Efficiently and effectively sets up lines in the most optimal way to produce desired results. Assists temporary Team Leads in their line set up, as needed and appropriate.
  • Assures all aspects of product quality control are met on the assigned assembly lines or workstations, in coordination with other persons, departments, and temporary labor pool.
  • Assures that productivity, efficiency, and cost estimates are met, utilizing tracking and reporting tools.
  • Maintains accurate inventory records for raw materials, work in process, and finished product.
  • Keeps the production shift supervisor, or the fulfillment group leader, informed regarding any problem areas or quality issues arising in fulfillment production, and any situations which will necessitate work flow or scheduling changes as quickly as possible.
  • Completes communication board information and understands and explains the information to the individuals working on the line.
  • Provides accurate, concise information during shift change over assuring that the incoming line leads are completely aware of the status of the jobs still running and upcoming work that needs to be completed during the next shift.
  • Operates forklift in fulfillment and warehouse areas to supplement the capability of the material handlers and assure that all production stations and lines have an uninterrupted supply of materials.
  • Insures that the fulfillment area and operating equipment is kept in good, neat, and clean condition by conscientiously following all housekeeping and maintenance programs, and using his/her own initiative to take appropriate actions.
  • Informs the production shift supervisor or fulfillment group leader and the maintenance department (submit a work request) as soon as possible, by the most appropriate method, of all mechanical problems in their assigned assembly lines or work stations, and aggressively follows up to insure that the problems are resolved quickly and properly.
  • Is continuously alert to unanticipated hazards and deals with them appropriately. Clearly and fully understands that he/she has the authority, and the duty, to immediately and without permission of higher authority, suspend any job, task or work situation which he/she feels constitutes an immediate hazard, and which cannot be dealt with in a less abrupt manner.
  • Suggests beneficial changes in work methods, machinery, equipment, products, and services and all aspects of operations.
  • Is able to efficiently and effectively work with company computer programs to include, but not limited to, ability to adjust unit quantities up and down and split units; look up unit history and counts; confirm material availability; print load tags; use job costing to enter final project data; access all information on SharePoint calendar; access all project specific information on CF-design folders; working knowledge of Smart Plan; use fulfillment related customer service functions; print labels (ELC, placards, both UPS and Fed EX, and any other labels as needed); and working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Reporting
  • Report any issues related to performance or quality to the GNC Group Lead or Supervisor immediately.
  • Maintains the timesheets for the line tracking numbers of individuals on the line at all times.
  • Completes the quality sheets assuring accuracy of information and that the quality checks occurred per established standards and all aspects of product quality control are met.
  • Assures the accuracy of counting lot quantities to ensure displays have been packed with all materials and associated documentation is completed in a timely manner.
  • Assures that productivity, efficiency, and cost estimates are met, utilizing tracking and reporting tools.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate inventory records for raw materials, work in process, and finished products.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.


Individual must possess: high school diploma or equivalency; must be able to read, write and speak English; one year manufacturing experience; excellent safety record; ability to perform mathematical calculations involving adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions, decimals and percentages; ability to follow written, verbal or diagrammatic instructions; excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills; ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook; legible handwriting to record information and fill out forms; ability to delegate responsibility when appropriate; ability to: plan, prioritize and organize work effectively; work effectively under pressure and time deadlines; analyze problems (not just symptoms), propose reasonable solutions, make logical decisions, carry out decisions made and follow up with feedback where appropriate; the ability to identify and distinguish color.


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