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Production Operations Manager

North Chicago, IL 60088

Posted: 06/24/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 24536

Job Description

Are you looking to make a career change to a rapidly growing, stable, innovating company? This exciting opportunity as a Production Operations Manager offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid PTO etc. Does this position match your future career goals? Then this Production Operations Manager could be the right fit for you.

LIQUIDS production, filling (various containers), packing, and distribution experience. 
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • P&L responsibilities
  • Ensure 5S standards
  • Previous experience. Six Sigma Green or Black Belt, Lean Certifications, APICS certifications, ASQ (Quality)
  • Warehouse Operations
Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for implementing departmental policies, objectives, goals, and organizing officials and staff members.
  • In charge of coordinating businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales or distribution of products.
  • Monitor businesses and agencies to make sure services are provided within budgetary limits.
  • Lead the manufacturing functions in the plant on all shifts to ensure on-time production and shipment of conforming products and materials. Including: planning the production flow, troubleshooting manufacturing issues, handling staffing issues, and monitoring production orders and schedules.
  • Prepare monthly budgets

Job Qualifications:
  • BA in Business, Management, Engineering or related field.
  • 5 plus years of Plant Management experience in a manufacturing industry.
  • Heavy Industrial manufacturing industry experience.
  • Proven experience in reducing plant production costs, and in increasing safety standards.
  • Previous experience/best practices implementing and using continuous improvement/lean tools such as; Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, etc. to drive improvement.
  • Coordination of production activities including job scheduling, staffing, etc and hold daily meeting to coordinate.
  • Conduct Quality audits on products moving through-out the plant.
  • Ensure labor tracking is timely and accurate.
  • Provide training for plant staff.
  • Safety
  • Inventory Control
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Process Engineering 
  • Responds to external customer needs with plant visits, assisting in customer surveys, and customer complaint resolution.
  • Proven experience in reducing plant production costs, and in increasing safety standards.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid time off

Salary Range:

Jasleen Kaur
Job ID:24536

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