Line Leader - 2nd Shift - Power Systems Division

Company Description

Miller® is about building things that matter. We lead the welding industry in building advanced, solution-focused products and meeting crucial needs for welding safety and health.

We’re about the partnership and the work. Our products are designed with our users for manufacturing, fabrication, construction, aviation, motorsports, education, agriculture and marine applications.

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, “The Power of Blue®,” is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment.

The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people.

Job Description


This person will be responsible for making decisions regarding customers, business and employee needs to ensure customer satisfaction.


A Line leaders primary job tasks include but are not limited to engine preparation, base assembly, front panel subassembly, wiring, testing, shipping, parts ordering, and data entry. In addition to, they will assist in scheduling production, coordinating manpower, and provide reliable, fair, and unbiased feedback. Employee will be required to rotate between primary job tasks or assist with job tasks as needed. Must have an understanding ITW operating principles and apply them to the manufacturing area. This person will also be responsible for training others.



Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous assembly or manufacturing experience is preferred. Knowledge of engine drive products and the ability to read and understand circuit and wiring diagrams is preferred. Knowledge of MRD and material ordering procedures is required. The individual must have strong decision-making abilities and a positive attitude with the ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment. This person will also be responsible for training others. The successful candidate will be committed to teamwork and to the team goals, with a positive attitude who has made the choice to be personally accountable. Cross training in all areas of manufacturing is required. Must be willing to work flexible shifts during peak production times. The selected individual must be willing to work overtime as required (12 hrs/day and/or Saturdays)


  • Frequently lift, push, or pull 10-25lbs and occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull 25-45lbs
  • Frequently required to use both hands to assemble, wire, carry bins, tools and components
  • Constant standing and hand manipulation
  • Occasionally reaching, walking, and neck flection
  • Be able to stand for up to 12 hours per day

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.