Production Manager – Molding Dept

Location: Chicago, IL

Production Supervisor – Molding Department

Chicago, Illinois

Summary of Position: In this role as a Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the Molding Department in the Greater Chicago area. You will lead a collaborative team to achieve goals in safety, quality, delivery, and productivity.

Responsibilities:

Effectively prioritize and assign work schedules.

Mentor and coach employees to enhance performance with genuine enthusiasm.

Analyze processes to optimize resource utilization with an innovative mindset.

Ensure daily production schedules are met and commit to timely product and service delivery.

Drove capacity and productivity improvements, injecting energy into operational processes.

Lead initiatives for continuous improvement.

Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, technical field, or business management.

· Must have experience in Molding.

· Proven experience in process improvements with a passion for efficiency.

Responsibilities Contd.:

Guide the team in achieving a higher First Pass Yield (FPY).

Requirements Contd.:

· Combine training and experience in lean practices, operations management, and business acumen.

Responsibilities Contd.:

Continuously reduce scrap year over year, analyze production costs to identify areas for improvement, and foster enthusiasm for efficiency.

Ensure inventory accuracy and compliance with inventory management.

Requirements Contd.:

· Strong leadership and organizational skills with a dynamic approach.

Responsibilities Contd.:

Oversee tooling maintenance and ensure timely equipment calibration.

Requirements Contd.:

· Create and manage the department’s budget, infusing excitement into financial management.

Responsibilities Contd.:

Guide the team to achieve a safe plant operation, compliance with ISO codes of practice, and a culture of safety.

Apply performance management policies consistently, turning challenges into opportunities for growth.

Ensure completion of employees' training with a commitment to continuous development.

Coach and develop the next level of operations/production management and staff with passion.

Requirements Contd.:

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, technical field, or business management.

Must have experience in Molding.

Requirements Contd.:

Demonstrate experience in process improvements with a passion for efficiency.

Requirements Contd.:

Combine formal training and experience in lean practices, operations management, and business acumen.

Requirements Contd.:

Possess strong leadership and organizational skills with a dynamic approach.

Requirements Contd.:

Exhibit excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, presentation).

Requirements Contd.:

Display a systematic understanding and data comprehension with a forward-thinking mindset.

Requirements Contd.:

Make independent and sound decisions with a proactive and energetic approach.

Apply excellent problem-solving skills with a creative and dynamic perspective and maintain a result-driven approach with a focus on achieving goals.

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