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Production Manager

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: Joliet
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Production Manager
Global consumer products manufacturer recently expanded operations and is hiring for a Manufacturing Manager
Overseeing a department which includes managing, planning, directing, and coordinating the work activities and resources
Company has been in business for 83 years with sales around $22 billion.
They offer fantastic benefits and are big believers in continuous improvement and upper ward mobility
Full relocation assistance will be provided
Sponsorship and visa transfers are not availableResponsibilities:
Directly supervise and manage 5 supervisors, and 90 employees
Strategic involvement with leading continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, and similar principles
Establish a culture of engagement and set the strategic direction for the team.
Monitor, exceed, and maintain production standards for efficiencies, material waste and quality.
Ensure employee productivity, facility safety, and maintenance activities while working in conjunction with other managers and supervisorsRequirements:
BA/BS is required, ideally in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Operations Management, Biology, Chemistry or related
Manufacturing experience in foods, consumer products, chemical or closely related manufacturing environments is required
Six-Sigma Green / Black / Lean training and or certifications is required with experience leading, driving and implementing change management
5+ years of leadership experience is required
Analytical and able to use the numbers to help coach, teach and develop employees
Must have experience managing supervisors in a manufacturing setting
Must be capable of problem solving, multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced environment

Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, Joliet , Production Manager, Executive , Joliet, Illinois

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