Molding Production Manager

Location: Chicago, IL

Production Manager – Molding

Greater Chicago Area, IL

Summary: Seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Production Manager, overseeing Molding, Finishing, Assembly, and Inventory Management operations. The main objective is to lead the team collaboratively in achieving safety, quality, delivery, and productivity goals while fostering a team player mentality.


Effectively assign and prioritize work schedules.

Mentor and coach employees to improve performance with genuine enthusiasm.

Analyze processes to optimize resource utilization with an innovative mindset.

Meet daily production schedules and ensure timely product and service delivery.

Drive capacity and productivity improvements, injecting energy into operational processes.

Lead continuous improvement initiatives.

Guide the team to achieve a higher First Pass Yield (FPY).

Continuously reduce scrap year over year, analyze production costs to identify areas for improvement, and promote efficiency.

Ensure inventory accuracy and compliance with inventory management processes.


· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, technical field, or business management.

· Molding experience is required.

· Demonstrated experience in process improvements and efficiency optimization.

· Combination of formal training and experience in lean practices, operations management, and business acumen.

· Strong leadership and organizational skills with a dynamic approach.

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, presentation).

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