Production Leader

Chicago, IL

  • The Production Leader will supervises staff to include hiring, training, evaluating performance, providing compensation recommendations, and determining disciplinary actions when necessary.
  • Lead continuous improvement projects to optimize plant efficiency. Should have experience with multiple complex production lines.
  • Ensures resources and personnel are allocated to meet operational demands.
  • Analyze and review a variety of operational reports across the functions to improve quality, efficiency, cycle times, volumes, and implements operational changes as required.
  • Develops operating policies and procedures to ensure the efficient use of resources, maintain a safe environment, and produce quality products.
  • Some relocation provided. $80K-$100K.

  • The Production Leader will have a BS degree (engineering major) and 5+ years of production experience including at least 1 years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment including supervising and evaluating employees.
  • Experience in initiating and leading continuous improvement projects (Six Sigma, TPS, Kaizen, Lean etc.) is desired.
  • Experience in a PSM or hazardous material facility a plus. Knowledgeable in GMP guidelines a plus.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the US. without sponsorship and have a stable work history.

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