Manufacturing Coordinator

Location: Oswego, IL

Manufacturing Coordinator

  • Our company, a global leader in the food industry, has recently expanded its operations and is currently seeking multiple Manufacturing Coordinators to join our team in Oswego, IL.
  • As a Manufacturing Coordinator, you will be responsible for overseeing a production line and ensuring that both the people and the process are functioning efficiently.
  • We are a $28 billion organization that experiences consistent growth year after year.
  • We offer excellent benefits and are strong advocates for continuous improvement and upward mobility.
  • Full relocation assistance will be provided for the right candidate.
  • Unfortunately, we cannot offer sponsorship or visa transfers at this time.


  • Supervise a team of 30-40 employees operating 1-2 high-speed packaging lines.
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement processes using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, and similar principles.
  • Foster a culture of engagement and set strategic direction for the team.
  • Monitor and maintain production standards for efficiency, material waste, and quality.
  • Ensure employee productivity, facility safety, and maintenance activities, collaborating with other managers and supervisors as needed.


  • Minimum requirement of a BA/BS degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Operations Management, Biology, Chemistry, or a related field.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing within the food, consumer products, chemical, or related industries is preferred.
  • Preferred certifications in Six-Sigma Green/Black or Lean training, with a proven ability to lead change and drive implementation.
  • At least 2 years of leadership experience is required.
  • Analytical skills and ability to use data to coach, teach, and develop employees.
  • Strong problem-solving, multitasking, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

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