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Production Manager

115,000 – 140,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

Duties will include:
Reporting to the Plant Manager (off site), will be the number one person on site for this 3 shift, 24/7 operation. Will drive productivity, safety, quality and cost improvements in the plant.

  • Manage supervisors and hourly workforce to consistently and reliably meet the operating plan. Responsible for performance management, hiring, training and succession planning
  • Assist in development of site budget.
  • Review production plans to ensure adequate resources are in place to meet plan objectives.
  • Drive safety and environmental compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with Quality and GMP guidelines.
  • Work together with Supply Chain, Engineering and Maintenance to drive continuous improvement, reduce costs and improve efficiency.
  • Work with Process Technology to coordinate product scale ups and technology transfer.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Chemical or Mechanical
  • Minimum of 8 years industry experience including 3-5 years in an Operations Management role.
  • Experience in the chemical, pharmaceutical or food ingredient industry a plus.
  • Track record of driving Continuous Improvement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced HAZOP Leader.
  • Knowledge of GMP, OSHA and EPA regulations a plus.
  • Should be viewed as promotable to a plant management role.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

A leading international producer of specialty ingredients for the health and nutrition industry is seeking a Plant Production Manager for their plant on the South Side of Chicago. This person will be the #1 person on site as the Plant Manager is based at another location. The Production Manager will be groomed for a Plant Manager role.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 115000

Salary Max : 140000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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