• Posted on: Apr 17, 2023
  • Location: Mchenry, IL
  • Job ID: b77a38d2
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management, Manufacturing
  • Posted on: Apr 17, 2023
  • Location: Mchenry, IL
  • Job ID: b77a38d2
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management, Manufacturing

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Manufacturing Manager 

  • Local plastics manufacturer recently expanded operations and is hiring for a 1st shift Manufacturing Manager role
  • The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for overseeing operations including managing, planning, directing, and coordinating the work activities and resources necessary for extrusion manufacturing, maintenance, and quality
  •  Company has been in business for 38 years and in process of doubling in size and is looking for a talented manager to oversee the printing department. 
  • They are very employee centric organization that focuses on the employees successes and big believers in continuous improvement and upper ward mobility
  •  PRINTING EXPERIENCE OR LEAN EXP is strongly preferred
  •  Sponsorship and visa transfers are not available 



  • Directly supervise and manage 5 supervisors, and 70 employees across several departments and 3 shifts in the printing department
  • 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 supervisors



  • BA/BS/AAS degree or an equivalent of 10+ years manufacturing leadership experience in a printing or plastics environment
  • 5+ years of leadership experience working in a printing or related manufacturing environment
  •  Must have experience with printing or have a lean / six-sigma certification
  •  Manufacturing experience in plastics is preferred
  • Six-Sigma Green / Black / Lean training and or certifications is preferred with experience leading, driving and implementing change management
  • Analytical and able to use the numbers to help coach, teach and develop employees
  •  Must be capable of problem solving, multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced environment