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Production Manager - 2nd Shift

Downers Grove, IL · Manufacturing
What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive compensation and $4,000 Sign On Bonus!
  • Tremendous career growth opportunities!
  • Health and wellness programs!
  • Great work culture!
  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision!
  • ST/LT Disability and FSA
  • Life Insurance!
  • Educational Reimbursement!
  • Matching gift program!
  • Matching 401(k) contributions!
If that’s you, let’s talk!
 What you will be doing:
  • Drive Safety Awareness and Improvements
  • Verify Associates adherence to all quality procedures
  • Ensure daily maintenance of the SQDC reporting by each department
  • Implement Operations OTD Countermeasures
  • Own Quarterly Performance Review process for each associate and give regular performance
  • feedback
  • Verify completion of TPM activities in each department and drive equipment downtime issues to resolution
  • Lead and maintain 5S activities and standards
  • Lead communication meetings with shop teams
  • Coach and empower Team Leaders and Associates to improve and take ownership of their areas and Teams
  • Ensure timely flow of orders through the shop
  • Develop and lead effort to cross train associates
  • Lead transition of Downers Grove Manufacturing to Future State Vision
  • Maintain employee timekeeping and absences
  • Strong problem solving skills with experience in the 5-Why and 8D methodology process
  • Leadership Competencies
  • Business Insight Applying knowledge of busin
  • ess and the marketplace to advance the organizations goals.
  • Action Oriented Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Ensures Accountability Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Drives Results Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Being Resilient Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  •  Experience you will need:
  • 4 year college degree (or related experience) and a minimum of five years manufacturing experience Minimum 3 years supervisory or applicable experience
  • Experience participating in/leading Kaizen Events focused on process improvements using lean manufacturing techniques
  • Effective communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership style and ability effectively escalate production and personnel issues to get them resolved in a timely fashion
  • Ability to promote and foster a Continuous Improvement culture across a large associate team
  • Ability to maintain an even demeanor in the face of adversity and exemplify strong, confident and fair leadership
  • Working knowledge of 5S and Lean Manufacturing Concepts and the benefits of cellular manufacturing
  • Working knowledge OSHA Safety Regulations
  • Ability to gather data and facts around operational issues and formulate and execute an action plan to systematically eliminate these issues
  • Ability to manage multiple areas and tasks while being complete and thorough in all interactions
  • Support weekend supervision coverage

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