Production Manager

Wood Dale, IL 60191

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

Job Description

About Us: At Sterling, we’ve been shaping the careers of countless professionals like you. Our expert recruiters guide you at every stage, ensuring you land a role that fuels your passion. Recognized as a Best of Staffing company, we connect you with top-tier employers across the U.S., offering exciting opportunities that elevate your career.

Overview: Are you a natural leader with a passion for optimizing processes and ensuring top-notch quality? We're on the hunt for a dynamic Production Manager to take our manufacturing operations to the next level. If you're ready to lead a talented team, drive continuous improvement, and make a significant impact, this is the role for you!

Job Summary: As our Production Manager, you will oversee and enhance our manufacturing processes, streamline workflows, and communicate production status to senior management. Your goal will be to minimize waste, reduce inventory, and ensure on-time delivery of the highest quality products. You’ll also play a key role in developing our team, fostering a safe work environment, and driving continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversee, control, and enhance manufacturing processes.
  • Organize and level production workflow, keeping senior management informed of status updates.
  • Identify and eliminate production bottlenecks to ensure timely delivery.
  • Monitor, measure, and reduce material scrap and labor waste.
  • Minimize work-in-process inventory and manufacturing lead times.
  • Develop and train group leaders and supervisors.
  • Manage all aspects of production and employee issues, including reviews, benefits, and disciplinary matters.
  • Motivate, train, and develop employees to their full potential.
  • Ensure the manufacture of products of the highest quality.
  • Participate in the selection of manufacturing equipment.
  • Assist in projects related to engineering and quality as needed.
  • Collaborate with engineering on design improvements.
  • Maintain a safe and OSHA-compliant work environment.
  • Administer company policies and compliance programs.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for continuous improvement.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an assembly manufacturing environment, with at least 3 years in a supervisory or management role.
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree highly preferred

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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About Wood Dale, IL

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