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Production Manager – 1st shift

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Elk Grove Village, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Aug 26, 2019
Job ID

Production Manager – 1st shift  

  • Local contract manufacturer is hiring for a 2nd shift Production Manager due to an expanding facility
  • If you are interested in growth, then this is an opportunity for you as in 1-5 years this client is grooming this Manager to be promoted to an Operations Manager role
  • They have 5 plants throughout the US and is looking for a manager that can bring new ideas, implement world class lean manufacturing principles and lead the team effectively
  • Relocation is on a case by case basis and sponsorship is NOT available



  • Manage, supervise, lead, and develop a team of 30 full-time hourly employees and up to 100+ temps on 2nd shift
  • Will oversee 10-15 high-speed packaging lines
  • Utilize lean and six-sigma principles to implement continuous improvement methodologies to increase production
  • Track, improve and ensure quality product is being produced at the standard rate while minimizing scrap and down time.
  • Analyze production runs and make suggestions for improvement



  • Bachelor’s degree is required; ideally in Operations Management, Leadership, Business, Engineering, or similar
  • Military veteran is a plus
  • At least 2 years of prior manufacturing supervisory experience is required. MUST have experience in a foods, consumer products, high-speed packaging or similar contract packaging environments is preferred
  • Experience with Six-Sigma, Lean manufacturing or other continuous improvement principles is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, a natural leader and able to work in a team environment that utilizes multi-tasking skills


If you have excellent leadership skills and interested in advancing in your career, then send us your resume and we will respond asap!