Role details

Production Manager

Naperville   •   USD75,000 - USD115,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Join a $9.3 Billion dollar business growing organically!!
  • This is a multinational manufacturer of consumer branded food & meat products!

About Our Client

This company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value.

Job Description

Manages shift subordinates & front-line supervisors who are responsible for a total of 250 to 400 employees in the Production Department; Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit; Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws; Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Authority to make task assignments to employees, schedule overtime, discipline employees, settle grievances, and stop production for equipment repair, safety, and quality reasons; Refers to the Planning/Scheduling/Special Projects Manager or Operations Manager for production schedule and to the Human Resources Manager for severe disciplinary action.

The Successful Applicant

Candidate should be able to troubleshoot on the automated packaging lines and develop process improvements to optimize efficiency and output. This leader will oversee the activities of up to 400 employees in a high speed manufacturing environment with the objective of exceeding established safety, quality, delivery and cost goals in our SQF-certified facility.

  • B.S. Degree in Operations Management, Engineering or relevant field required.
  • Previous experience in an SQF-certified food production facility preferred.
  • Ideal candidate is an Intermediate Excel and SAP user. 
  • Experience with automation, controls, engineering and process improvement desired. 
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience (100+ reports) required.

What's on Offer

A successful Production Manager will advance to Superintendent, Plant Manager, International, or Operations Leader.

Additional opportunities may exist in different departments, facilities, or subsidiaries.

This company has adopted a "promote-from-within" philosophy & rewards outstanding performance.




If you are interested in this Production Manager role please apply directly and all qualified candidates will be contacted. This role offers a competitive salary (target being around $75,000 - $115,000) and bonus structure that is commensurate with current salary and experience.

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