"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Production Manager - very good leadership skills

Location: Rock Island, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 10/16/2017
Job ID: 02471419
Job Description
Major established company with a good working culture has an opportunity at one of their plant sites located in eastern IA for a Production Manager   that has promotion potential.  In this role will direct a number of supervisors and other personnel that are responsible for a number of and/or complex projects tied to operational requirements and discipline.  With minimal supervision will plan, organize, implement and manage the activities, resources and people for assigned projects and functional areas of responsibility, ensuring goals and objectives clearly support the strategic plan of the company.  Will provide leadership and guidance to subordinates.  Will champion safety as an important part of everyone’s job.  Will also provide support with budget development.  This will be over the weld area which is MIG and which is a mix of manual and robotic. 
  • Bachelor degree
  • 4 years of management experience is needed of which could be at the supervisory level
  • Experience with continuous improvement methodologies and TPS – Toyota Production Systems -  principles
  • lean principles experience preferred
  • knowledge of different areas of manufacturing
  • ability to handle the management of multiple functions
  • effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • ability to create and foster a team atmosphere
  • metal working manufacturing is preferred
  • welding experience preferred
  • high energy and good people skills


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