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Production Supervisor

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 12/21/2017
Job ID: 02524425
Job Description
Production Supervisor
  • Food manufacturing facility located on the Northside of Chicago, IL has doubled in size and needs to hire a 1st shift Production Supervisor
  • Our client is looking for less than 5 years of experience, someone that is looking for expansive responsibilities and grow their career
  • People who we have placed at this company describe them as family oriented and place that cares about their employees successes
  • Our client offers growth potential, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic team oriented environment
  • Relocation assistance will be provided for out of state candidates.  Sponsorship is not available 
  • Supervise plant production line workers with an emphasis on teamwork, safety and excellent practices to produce the highest quality products
  • Manage a team of 20-30 hourly employees across multiple departments and lines
  • Utilize lean and six-sigma principles to implement continuous improvement methodologies to increase production
  • Maintain production records in MS Excel and ensure production workers are completing records correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Analyze production runs and make suggestions for improvement
  • Manage, evaluate and train staff by coaching, conducting performance appraisals, administering corrective action, and training
  • Identify issues related to quality, safety, down time, production problems or any other unexpected issues.
  • Bachelor's degree required.  Prefer in Operations Management, Organizational Leadership, Business, Engineering or similar
  • 3-4 years manufacturing supervision experience, open to any industry  
  • Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools
  • Former military veterans is a plus
  • Good attitude, hard working, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to think outside the box and use root cause analysis to solve problems
  • Able to work in a high-speed facility with the capability of tracking KPI's, efficiencies and implementing lean manufacturing or continuous improvement methodologies
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications


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