Production Operations Supervisor

Location: Lombard, IL

Compounding Operations Supervisor

  • 5th generation family organization that produces high-quality beauty products has an immediate opening due to growth
  • The Compounding Supervisor will oversee a 3 shift department of chemical, mixing, and batching
  • Must have experience in a chemical, mixing, blending, batching or reaction process
  • The organization is employee centric organization that offers fantastic benefits, work-life balance and fantastic culture that develops its employees
  • Local candidates only


  • Excellent Medical, dental and vision coverage at a low cost – benefits start on first date of hire
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Pension plan, 15% profit sharing
  • Excellent vacation package
  • Bonus potential
  • Work-life balance (45 hours per week)
  • Salary is 100K -110K + 15% bonus


  • Oversee the day-to-day compounding departments, ensuring smooth production processes, adherence to quality standards, and compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the manufacturing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor team performance, provide coaching, and identify development opportunities.
  • Strategy Development: Collaborate with senior management to develop and implement manufacturing strategies, goals, and objectives. Identify opportunities for process optimization, cost reduction, and productivity improvement.
  • Continuously evaluate manufacturing processes, identify bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and areas for improvement. Implement and oversee process optimization initiatives to enhance productivity, reduce waste, and streamline operations.
  • Champion a strong safety culture and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and company policies. Implement and maintain effective safety programs and practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as engineering, maintenance, quality assurance, and supply chain, to drive operational excellence, resolve issues, and optimize overall performance.


  • BS/BA is required; ideally in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or other science or engineering degrees
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment, must have experience in the chemical, blending, batching and related industry.
  • Strong leadership and management skills with a proven track record of leading teams and achieving operational goals.
  • In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes, quality management, and safety protocols.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change, foster innovation, and implement best practices.
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance requirements, such as OSHA, EPA, and industry standards.
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