Production Manager

  • location: Buffalo Grove, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $130,000 per year
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job description

Production Manager

Permanent position: Production Manager needed for a leading mfg of intelligent products located in Buffalo Grove, IL. Due to rapid growth this role was created to manage and coordinate manufacturing activities related to automated assembly, system testing and quality in a highly automated 24/7 environment.

Responsibilities for the Production Manager
  • Directs department activities to manufacture new products, improve production techniques in a highly automated assembly production operation.
  • Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine manufacturing feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.
  • Oversee the assembly operations to meet KOI
  • Utilize Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) techniques, initiate process improvements, cycle time reductions, cost reductions and other activities aimed at reducing/eliminating non-value-added activities in the process.
  • Conduct lean and six sigma training and accelerate the proliferation of Lean culture throughout the organization by co-leading and co-facilitating Lean Deployment.
Requirements for the Production Manager

  • BS in Engineering or related
  • 10+ years of experience managing large teams in an automated environment
  • Proven track record of building high performing teams
  • Experience working in an FDA or other highly regulated facility
  • Experience in Robotics, high speed, linear and rotary/dial automated assembly and inspection machines is a plus
Benefits

  • Very competitive benefits package
  • Relocation assistance available
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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