Production Manager

Our client is an innovative leader within the food industry who has grown rapidly through new product introduction and acquisitions.  They are currently seeking a seeking a Production Manager for their multi-shift plant in Chicago whose product owns 70% market share. The Production Manager is responsible for oversight of multiple production shifts and is tasked with executing department improvements.  He/She will implement systems & procedures while instilling accountability and ownership in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Our ideal candidate will be a demonstrated leader and able to move into a Plant Management position in the next few years.

Experience:

  • 4-year degree highly preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience within a manufacturing facility (food industry experience is highly preferred)
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills
  • Proven experience thoroughly developing team members to achieve high performance. 
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities at a given time