Production Supervisor

Location: Palatine, IL

Manufacturing Manager

  • A local plastics manufacturer that recently expanded operations is seeking a Manufacturing Manager for their facility in Palatine, IL
  • The Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations, including managing, planning, directing, and coordinating work activities and resources for extrusion manufacturing, maintenance, and quality control
  • With 38 years of business experience and plans for further growth, the company is looking for a talented manager to oversee the printing department
  • As an employee-centric organization, they value continuous improvement and offer opportunities for upward mobility
  • Please note: Only local candidates will be considered
  • This position does not offer sponsorship or visa transfers


  • Directly manage and supervise a team of 70 employees across multiple departments
  • Lead strategic continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, and similar principles
  • Establish an engaged and motivated team culture and set the strategic direction
  • Monitor and maintain production standards for efficiency, material waste, and quality control
  • Ensure employee productivity, facility safety, and maintenance activities by collaborating with other managers and supervisors


  • BA/BS/AAS degree or equivalent, with at least 5 years of manufacturing leadership experience
  • 5+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment (open to different industries)
  • Preferably Six-Sigma Green/Black/Lean training or certifications, with experience in change management
  • Analytical skills and ability to use data to coach, teach, and develop employees
  • Must be capable of problem-solving, multitasking, and working in a fast-paced environment

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