Production Manager

Wood Dale, IL 60191

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: HJ55929522 Compensation: $80000-95000 / year

Job Description

Title: Production Manager

Hours: 8am-430pm - Monday-Friday 

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Location: Wood Dale, IL 

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Job Summary:
  • Manage, control and improve manufacturing processes.
  • Organize workflow and level production and communicate status to senior management.
  • Identify and eliminate production bottlenecks thereby assuring on time delivery.
  • Monitor, measure and reduce material scrap and labor waste.
  • Minimize work in process inventory.
  • Minimize manufacturing lead times.
  • Develop and train group leaders and supervisors.
  • Manage all production and employee issues including reviews, benefits and disciplinary matters.
  • Motivate, train and develop employees.
  • Manufacture products of the highest quality.
  • Participate in the selection of manufacturing equipment.
  • Assist in projects (engineering, quality, etc.) when requested.
  • Interface with engineering regarding design improvements.
  • Ensure a safe and OSHA compliant work environment.
  • Administer company policies and procedures including compliance programs as appropriate.
  • Determine and pursue opportunities for continuous improvement.

  • Minimum 5 years related experience working in an assembly manufacturing environment with at least three years of supervisory/management experience.
  • Knowledge of engineering concepts and methods such as bills of material, product costing, machine and tooling design and CAD.
  • Proven track record of accomplishments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and project management skills.
  • Excellent leadership, staff motivation and staff development skills.

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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