Production Manager - 2nd Shift

Up to $100,000 plus annual bonus and great company-sponsored benefits

Near O'Hare Airport - Franklin Park Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Production / Manufacturing / Operations
Production Shift Manager
2nd Shift - Monday through Friday, 4PM to Midnight
Up to $100,000 plus annual bonus and great company-sponsored benefits
Near O'Hare Airport - Franklin Park Area

As the Production Shift Manager, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing
- Managing and overseeing all production activities during the 2nd shift
- Implementing Lean Manufacturing principles and methodologies that include focus on:

> Sustainability vs. waste
> JIT (Just In Time) inventory
> Attention on the human element
> Attention on quality
> Continuous Improvement

- Setting goals and expectations for Team Members
- Scheduling and assigning personnel
- Assisting with the recruitment, selection and training of new Team Members
- Maintaining an efficient and effective work flow by:

> Setting processing variables
> Observing control points and production equipment
> Monitoring personnel and resources
> Evaluating and studying methods
> Implementing cost reductions
> Further optimizing procedures and systems
> Spearheading corrective actions as necessary

Additionally you will be:

- Producing and analyzing additional routine and special reports
- Conducting routine Team 'Huddles'
- Ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, quality standards and safety initiatives
- Growing your technical knowledge by attending workshops, reading professional publications and evaluating industry best practice
- Assisting with special projects and performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- A Bachelor's Degree (Engineering, Manufacturing Management or similar)

- At least five years of related Production and/or Manufacturing Operations experience

- At least three years of Management, Supervisory and/or Team Lead experience

- The willingness and ability to work overtime as necessary


+++ An Advanced Degree and/or Certification[s] in a related field of study

+++ Experience / Certification in Lean Manufacturing principles and/or methodologies

+++ Production experience from a similar industry

JobGiraffe's client is a leading supplier of products for health, beauty and wellness industries.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1831 - Franklin Park, IL 60131

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Management Skills - People or Projects Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc. Management Skills - People or Projects, Wholesalers, Brokers, Distributors, Retailers, Importers, Trade, Exchange

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