MedlineIndustries, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Production Manager forour plastics injection-molding operation located at our facility in Mundelein,IL .
This individual will oversee and manage the production output for thedivision. Implement the manufacturing strategy for productivity improvement,reduce scrap rate, minimize equipment downtime and ensure safety.
Collaboratewith the VP Manufacturing to develop supply chain strategy and lean initiativesto reduce cost of goods sold.
Manage day-to-day manufacturing operation of a production staff of over 100 operators across multiple shifts including production supervisors plus temporary labor staff as required.
Ensure a safe, clean and secure working environment by establishing and enforcing procedures, rules and regulations. Initiate fixed capital requests, monitor all production related safety and security systems and procedures on a regular basis.
Conduct regular safety meetings and review the effectiveness of 6S program.
Work with Supervisors to ensure information reported into production monitoring system is accurate and consistent with procedures and policies as developed by production and engineering.
Work closely with HR to ensure consistent enforcement of HR Policies and Procedures.
Manage plant operations according to established company policy. Direct and coordinate all activities within the plant : coordinate requirements with leadership, sales, engineering, procurement, production, shipping / receiving, maintenance, quality functions and technology centers.
Develop and mentor staff through on-boarding, open communication, training and development opportunities and performance management processes;
build and maintain employee morale and motivation; ensure the team is appropriately staffed with required competencies. Conduct semi-
annually performance management for reports.
Establish continuous improvement through lean and simple kaizen initiatives in production. Report production improvements and failures and recommend solutions.
Establish Key Performance Indicators related to strategy that track progress.
Minimize and resolve external business related complaints by maintaining liaison with local and Divisional Quality staff, and facility staff to investigate and resolve customer issues.
Medline offers a business casual, entrepreneurial workenvironment with strong growth potential, a competitive compensation package,and a complete benefits package including medical / dental / vision / life insurance;
401(k) with company match. And much more!
Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
Bilingual / Spanish required.
At least 5 years experience in manufacturing and Supply Chain (inventory management, warehouse, etc.) environment.
At least 2 years of experience managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating and directing people as they work.
At least 2 years of experience in plastic operations or other relevant manufacturing required
2+ years experience managing / supervising in injection molding preferred.
Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
SAP, AS400 experience preferred.