Engineering Manager - Packaging

Crystal Lake Permanent USD120,000 - USD150,000
  • Emphasis on work life balance - unlimited PTO
  • Eligible for 10% bonus based on personal performance

About Our Client

The client is a privately owned packaging manufacturer, serving clients primarily in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. The company has a family culture and is seeking someone who can come in and make an immediate impact to production. Our client is searching for someone with a background in packaging to oversee a team of 2 engineers and optimize production.

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
  • Oversee team of 2 process engineers
  • Leverage lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives to optimize processes
  • Communicate directly with upper management and become a key decision maker for the company
  • Have hands on all aspects of production from prototyping, to manufacturing, all the way to finished product
  • Coordinate and 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

  • 5 years background in packaging manufacturing (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
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

What's on Offer

  • Base salary $120,000-150,000 depending on level of experience
  • Bonus incentive target at 10% based on company and individual performance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Direct access to upper management
  • 401k match
  • Medical benefits
  • Opportunity to be a key decision maker in a growing organization
Cameron Heppeler
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
Crystal Lake
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Cameron Heppeler
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