Fabrication Manager

Cicero, IL 60629

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Production Management Job Number: Js4872388 Compensation: $140000-160000 / year

Job Description

Title: Fabrication Manager

Location: Cicero, IL

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • Your responsibilities will encompass operating, troubleshooting, and optimizing a range of packaging machinery, ensuring seamless production processes. As a proactive leader, you will spearhead projects, manage budgets, and drive safety compliance, while supervising a dedicated maintenance/fabrication shop team. If you're ready to contribute your technical expertise and project management prowess to an innovative and safety-driven environment, we welcome your application.

Job Duties:
  • Operate, troubleshoot, and rebuild packaging machinery like wrapping, bagging, weighing, and robotics, ensuring efficient performance.
  • Manage plant equipment, including handling machinery, extruders, pumps, and heat exchangers, to maintain consistent production.
  • Apply expertise in power transmission and assembly for optimal machinery operation.
  • Lead technical problem-solving and process improvement using engineering knowledge.
  • Ensure OSHA compliance and a safe working environment.
  • Research and recommend machinery for specific applications.
  • Oversee budgeting for expenses and projects, ensuring resource efficiency.
  • Manage projects from planning to installation, maintaining schedules and budgets.
  • Juggle multiple projects, meeting deadlines effectively.
  • Adhere to food processing standards and manufacturing practices.
  • Enforce work ergonomics and OSHA regulations for safety.
  • Supervise shop tools' operation and welding practices.
  • Lead maintenance/fabrication shop, fostering teamwork and productivity.

  • Proficient in operating, assembling, troubleshooting, and rebuilding various packaging machinery such as wrapping, vertical bagging, weighing, and robotic equipment.
  • Comprehensive understanding of process and plant equipment encompassing material handling machinery, extruders, pumps, heat exchangers, and low-pressure boiler systems.
  • Thorough grasp of power transmission applications and machine assembly prerequisites, including precise tolerances and fits.
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Packaging Engineering.
  • Possesses a minimum OSHA 10 Certification.
  • Adept at researching, evaluating, and recommending machinery or systems tailored to specific applications.
  • Experienced in formulating and adhering to budgets for large-scale expenses and capital projects.
  • Proven track record in project management, entailing the creation of project schedules, monitoring project budgets, and overseeing installations.
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented, organized, and capable of managing multiple concurrent projects effectively.
  • Displays foundational knowledge of food processing plants and maintains familiarity with good manufacturing practices.
  • Familiar with proper work ergonomics and well-versed in OSHA requirements pertaining to industrial settings.
  • Basic proficiency in operating common shop tools, including mill and lathe machining, as well as welding practices.
  • Supervisory experience within a maintenance and/or fabrication shop environment, with a preference for union-based settings.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 
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