Engineering Manager | Packaging | Crystal Lake, IL

Crystal Lake Permanent USD120,000 - USD150,000
  • Very little red tape presenting the opportunity to make immediate impact
  • Family oriented environment with unlimited PTO

About Our Client

Our client is a privately owned packaging manufacturer specializing in the medical device and pharmaceuticals industry. They seek an Engineering Manager with a background in packaging to take over a team of 2 engineers and help optimize the department. This role provides the opportunity to demonstrate your skill set in a low red tape environment for an organization pushing the agenda of continuous improvement.

Job Description

  • The Engineering Manager will oversee the development and implementation of manufacturing processes to maintain proper product functionality as well as cost efficiency
  • Responsible for the development of equipment to aid in the manufacturing process
  • Review, evaluate, and implement engineering change and specification requirements
  • Is responsible for the engineering team and other manufacturing departments to work together cohesively
  • Oversee team of 2 process engineers
  • Leverage lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives to optimize processes
  • Be a part of the upper management team and key decision maker in a growing organization
  • Have hands on all aspects of production from prototyping, to manufacturing, all the way to finished product
  • Evaluate capital purchases based on ROI
  • Set-up and evaluate new machinery
  • Assist with maintaining ISO 13485 quality standards
  • Develop talent of engineers, technicians, and operators

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Background in Packaging of at least 5 years (Flexible Packaging preferred)
  • 2+ years in management or leadership role
  • Bachelors in Engineering field
  • Strong understanding of Lean manufacturing principles
  • Demonstrate strong leadership characteristics
  • Understanding of machinery related to packaging
  • Desire to be hands-on

What's on Offer

  • Base salary between 120k and 150k depending on experience level and interview performance
  • Bonus incentive target at 10% based on company and individual performance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Opportunity to be creative with skill set in low red-tape environment
  • 401k match
  • Medical benefits
  • Opportunity to be a key decision maker in a growing organization
Jacob Browning
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Crystal Lake
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Jacob Browning
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