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Production Manager - Glass Manufacturing

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Calumet City, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 27, 2017
Job ID
Production Manager – Leading Glass Manufacturing Company – Chicago area
A highly profitable manufacturing company is looking for a Production Manager with Glass Manufacturing experience to direct and manage the forming, mold repair and maintenance repair departments to obtain optimum performance in safety, quality and performance efficiencies at the lowest cost.  Responsibilities include:
•    Perform administrative activities necessary for the effective management of the departments including the selection and development of employees, coordinate production scheduling, salary administration, budgets, cost control and effective employee and union relations.
•    Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment, always striving for zero accidents.
•    Insure the manufacturing of glass containers are within customer specifications and quality standards are strictly adhered to.
•    Monitor department performances and report on negative impacted areas while developing and implementing continuous improvement.

Background Profile
•    Bachelor Degree in a technical field desired; will consider non-degreed individuals with equivalent production management experience in glass manufacturing.
•    Experience with the manufacturing of glass with emphasis on the forming process and management experience.
•    Excellent communication skills required as well as strong organizational, analytical and planning skills.
•    Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Word.

Why join this employer?
This Company is a dynamic and profitable multi-Billion dollar company that is driven by excellence.  
•    This is a progressive, continually profitable, stable manufacturing company where you will have job security.
•    Leader in their industry.
•    Capital spending remains strong.  Have invested millions of dollars in its plants for capital improvements.
•    Manufactures a consumer product that is consistently in demand.
•    Strong management team.
•    This company values its employees.
•    Competitive benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability, 401K, pension, vacation, holidays.
•    Comprehensive relocation package grossed-up for taxes including closing costs and realtors fees, moving of household belongings and home purchase if desired.
•    Good and consistent bonus potential.
•    Excellent opportunities for advancement and strong succession planning program.

Community Information:  
This plant is located south of the Chicago city limits and is close to the Indiana State line. For those people who prefer to live closer to Chicago, Tinley Park is a 20 minute drive and is one of the fastest growing suburbs south of Chicago.  In 2009, BusinessWeek selected Tinley park as the best place to raise a family in America.  If you prefer the Indiana side, there is affordable housing with excellent school systems in Munster, Dyer or Crown Point, IN.  This plant gets a lot of attention because the CEO is only 1 hour away.  The company will be investing $20Million in the rebuild of one of their furnaces this December.  This plant manufactures premium liquor as well as some food jars.