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Job Title: Production Manager
Category:  Engineering (4447)
Description: 
Responsible for overall production of the plant including leadership development. Responsible for facilitating an environment and culture focused on safety and continuous improvement; which will reflect the commitment to working towards a world class injury-free workplace.
Requirements: 
Job Description

Responsible for overall production of the plant including leadership development. Responsible for facilitating an environment and culture focused on safety and continuous improvement; which will reflect the commitment to working towards a world class injury-free workplace.



  • Support an environment of Honesty, Candidness & Transparency, Teamwork (no hidden agendas), Accountability: Do What You Say and Goal Driven: Fact Based Decisions.



  • Comply with all Safety, Operational and Employment policies and practices.



  • Follow quality requirements to meet or exceed specifications.



  • Must have scheduling flexibility to meet the demands of a 24/7 operation.



  • Develop and administer plans and programs to meet production requirements by establishing operating objectives and recommending staffing and manufacturing needs.



  • Analyze operational costs, investigate significant variances, create and implement corrective action, and keep production management fully informed of actions taken.



  • Use fact based team problem solving techniques to identify and solve problems.



  • Support “best demonstrated practices” by communicating and cooperating with team members to implement technological changes, exchange experiences, ideas, and solutions to operating problems/challenges.



  • Ensure there is an ongoing program to control and reduce cost, improve quality and operating efficiency.



  • Maintain a strong internal customer focus by cooperating with other departments and support groups.



  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective communications program which includes communicating plant mission and results and providing customer feedback to all team members.



  • Maintain high levels of team member performance and morale through ongoing monitoring, coaching, guidance and continuous feedback.



  • Ensure all team members have proper authority to conduct job duties as assigned.



  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement, involvement, teamwork, customer focus (internal/external) by agreeing upon goals, communicating expectations, providing training, resources, equipment, encouragement and displaying the expectation to make fact-based decisions.



  • Establish common goals, communicate expectations and provide training resources as need to the team.



  • Manage and control inventory levels per established guidelines.



  • Day-to-day compliance with quality, food safety and prerequisite programs



Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in the areas of Engineering, Operations Management or Business or related field or equivalent experience.



  • 5 - 10 Years' experience in manufacturing, materials management, and quality control.



  • Experience working in a continuous improvement environment is required.



  • Six Sigma Black or Green belt certification preferred.



  • Metric Driven



  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop individuals and teams.



  • Trouble shooting/problem solving skills



  • Operating knowledge of word, excel and power point



  • Experience managing within an ISO/SQF certified environment


Location  Cary , IL
Minimum Experience (yrs):  5+
Required Education:  Bachelors Degree


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