• Posted on: Jan 29, 2024
  • Location: Carpentersville, IL
  • Job ID: bcf5838b
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management, Manufacturing
  • Posted on: Jan 29, 2024
  • Location: Carpentersville, IL
  • Job ID: bcf5838b
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management, Manufacturing

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Manufacturing Manager

  • Hiring a Manufacturing Manager for 2nd shift due to increase in business and expansion
  • The Manufacturing Manager oversee and coordinates all activities on 2nd shift with 4 direct reports and 150 non union employees in a lean / continuous improvement metal processing facility.



  • Direct and coach production leaders in the execution of daily/weekly production schedules for multiple lines.
  • Manage within labor and operating expense budget.
  • Coordinate production ensuring safety, quality and productivity while minimizing waste.
  • Meet the productivity, quality, safety, health, environmental and morale goals established for the site.
  • Complete and update all necessary production paperwork and record.
  • Ensure equipment in the area assigned is in working order and that working conditions are always safe.
  • Review and analyze production records to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Make recommendations for long term solutions, including recommendations for replacing equipment, refurbishing equipment, procedural changes, productivity improvement, material change, etc., related to the area of accountability.
  • Drive the continuous improvement agenda in area of responsibility through teamwork, skills, and capability development.
  • Staff, train, evaluate and develop team members.
  • Manage and facilitate employee and management relationship within the guidelines of the labor contract and company policy.



  • BA/BS/AAS degree or an equivalent of 5+ years of manufacturing supervision required 
  • Must have experience supervising leaders / salaried employees in a manufacturing setting
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing setting, metals is preferred
  • Experience with coaching, mentoring, leading, developing, training and disciplining employees as needed
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing practices, Kaizen, TPM, and/or other methods of Continuous Improvement preferred 
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel

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