• Posted on: May 23, 2024
  • Location: Joliet, IL
  • Job ID: 347366c2
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management
  • Posted on: May 23, 2024
  • Location: Joliet, IL
  • Job ID: 347366c2
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management

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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 available 



  • 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 supervisors



  • 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

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