Judge Group is partnering with a local Chicago Non Profit that is focused on helping the Chicago area in areas of preventing future violence. The goal of this partnership is to help bring job opportunities, skills training, and employment opportunities to high risk individuals and transitional employees within the Chicago area. We are working on a plant startup of a NEW Food Packaging Plant that will help cultivate a positive outcome to many lives long term. This is a great opportunity to be apart of a organization that focuses on social responsibility.
Job Req # 597056
POSITION: Factory Manager – Manufacturing Plant
LOCATION: Brighton Park / Southwest Chicago Area
EXPERIENCE: 7-10 Years of Plant Leadership Background with New Plant Startup Experience
Engender and cultivate a work force that puts the safety and welfare of all employees ahead of all other goals.
Leading and lagging indicators need to be managed and linked to actions that will reduce risk in the workplace.
Develops manufacturing operating plans in accordance with company policies, goals and objectives.
Assessing process capability, improving process control and instilling a culture of accountability will be a primary goal for this position.
Accountable for leading manufacturing, environment, health and safety, engineering, quality, human resources, and finance to achieve business objectives including meeting customer requirements and achieving financial objectives.
Sets a high standard for ethics and compliance, ensuring business processes adhere to our business conduct policies and procedures.
Develops and executes lean and flexible production systems based on lean techniques across all manufacturing operations to lower plant breakeven point.
Executes plans for quality and process excellence that ensures consistent quality assurance and process excellence procedures, controls and feedback.
Manages an effective team including hiring, motivating, evaluating, developing and counseling with career development.
Direct preparation of operational budgets and coordinates capital plans, appropriation requests, and project follow up. Implement quarter-over-quarter improvement strategies to increase efficiency, spend performance, customer delivery and safety record.
Lead the implementation of tactics to achieve improvement in on-time delivery, yield improvement, scrap reduction, and productivity.
Establishes the goals and metrics to drive improvement, and refine activities as needed with monitoring the projected effects of forecasts on the business unit
Directs the development and maintenance of long-range operational forecasts regarding volume, market share, financial requirements, human resource needs, organizational plans, etc., and monitors the projected effects of these forecasts on business unit investment, revenues, and the external gross profit.
Maintains an awareness of, and exercises sound business judgment in such areas as market conditions, competitive activities, general economic conditions and related matters.
Champions a clear channel of communication and coordination between functional counterparts in the business units âs engineering, finance, manufacturing, operations, and quality and external to business unit, customer service, , technical services and distribution.
Responsible for cross-functional coordination and specification of effective processes and standards for support departments. Confers with customers and representatives of associated industries to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in applicable areas.
Ensures that effective business unit systems, procedures and financial controls are established and maintained for the business units operations.
The manager partner with the Leadership Team to translate business strategy into actions that drive business results. This position provides an ideal opportunity for a leader who has a desire to progress into higher positions.
Track record of success with large Capital Projects
This position plans, directs and controls activities of the operating plant/location to accomplish budgeted financial objectives and customer requirements.
Manager is responsible for planning and performance in Human Resources, Purchasing, Finance, Manufacturing, EH&S, Engineering and Quality.
This position is also responsible for driving manufacturing excellence in support of short-term and long range business objectives and strategies.