Manufacturing Manager

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Manufacturing / Process Engineering Job Number: PR241855117 Compensation: $100000-130000 / year

Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager
Location: Buffalo Grove, IL
Type: Direct Hire
Salary Range: $100,000 - $130,000 per year

Are you a seasoned Manufacturing professional ready to lead and inspire? We're seeking a results-driven Manufacturing Manager in Buffalo Grove, IL, to drive excellence in Plastic Injection Molding, lean manufacturing, and plant operations. Join our dynamic team and play a key role in shaping the future of our production processes.

Key Responsibilities:
Direct, train, and supervise Plant Production/APU personnel.
Create production operations for customer quality and delivery satisfaction.
Lead Plastic Injection Molding programs for continuous improvement.
Ensure a safe working environment, participating in plant safety programs.
Build strong relationships with internal staff and key customers.
Serve as a point of contact between plants, ensuring conformity to standards.
Coordinate Lean Community exchanges for global projects.
Conduct Plant Lean Audits and manage production performance.
Develop/maintain annual capital budget and assure compliance with quality standards.
Develop personnel for succession planning.
Support Plastic Injection Molding plant layout transformation.
Ensure IT systems adherence to standards.
Facilitate teamwork and collaboration across departments.
Implement programs for plant cleanliness.
Ensure smooth cooperation for industrialization projects.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.
5+ years of manufacturing experience, including 3-5 years of management.
Lean Manufacturing experience.
Ability to lift 30 lbs and stand/walk up to 80% of the shift.

Preferred Skills:
Ability to coach and mentor.
Work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Plastic Injection Molding and Medical Device manufacturing experience.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
SAP experience.

Work Environment:
ISO 8 Clean Room production environment and general office.
Occasional travel between campus buildings by car or foot.


Meet Your Recruiter

Alejandra (Aly) Mora

Aly Mora is a devoted Technical Recruiter specializing in the dynamic Automation Division. With a rewarding 2-year tenure at Sterling, Aly’s passion for shaping people's careers and adeptness at navigating the competitive recruitment landscape make her a standout professional.

As a Technical Recruiter within the Automation Division, Aly brings a deep understanding of the industry's particulars, enabling her to expertly match skilled professionals with positions that align with their talents and aspirations. Her commitment to finding the perfect fit drives her to facilitate transformative career moves.

What Aly enjoys most about recruiting is the opportunity to shape people's careers positively. She takes pride in matching candidates' skills with the right job - witnessing their growth and success as they navigate their professional journeys. Aly is fueled by knowing she plays a pivotal role in her candidates' achievements.

In addition to her dedication to candidates, Aly extends her expertise to advising job seekers. Her advice is rooted in thorough research, urging candidates to invest time in understanding the company they're applying to, its values, culture, and industry presence. She believes informed candidates can ask insightful questions during interviews, showcasing their genuine interest and proactive attitude.

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