Manufacturing Manager - #19503088


Date: Dec 25, 2020
City: Frankfort, IL
Contract type: Full time

Company Description

Why is ITW a great place to work?  We think and act like entrepreneurs, we embrace autonomy, make decisions, and take ownership.  We are always focused on helping our people reach their full potential.  Most importantly, we value our 5 core values that drive our decision making; integrity, respect, trust, shared risk, simplicity.  The role of Manufacturing Manager has a strong influence on the success of a large manufacturing facility.  We are committed to supporting your professional development and long-term career growth.  We offer competitive pay and benefits that supplement your life both inside & outside of work.  We support your community involvement from financial gifts with our 3-for-1 matching program and volunteering opportunities with our strong partnerships with United Way and David Speer Academy.  ITW Automotive Body & Fuel NA manufactures interior components and fuel housings for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers.  Are you up to the challenge?  

Job Description

To plan, organize, implement, and control production in an organizational manner to ensure safety, quality, delivery, inventory and costs are met on products that are produced effectively, efficiently, on time, within budget and in compliance with our customer expectations

Primary Responsibilities:

•    Manage and coach direct reports on all aspects of the operation
•    Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvements
•    Ensure collaboration and coordination between all functions 
•    Participate in Safety Meetings and provide recognition to teams on improvements
•    Ensure implementation and adherence to 80/20 philosophy standards are followed to provide excellent value and service to the customer
•    Implement corrective actions if quality standards are not met
•    Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives
•    Determine resource requirements
•    Implement effective material replenishment systems 
•    Manage resources to meet production targets
•    Implement effective production scheduling practices
•    Meet expected Key Process Indicators (KPI’s)
•    Identify opportunities and implement continuous improvements to the production processes
•    Manage inventory and implement corrective actions for inventory losses
•    Compare production costs to work standards
•    Establish and manage production budget for labor, headcount, costs, etc.
•    Generate and actively participate in cost savings initiatives
•    All other duties as assigned



•    Bachelor’s Degree or minimum of relevant work experience of 5 years’ in production supervisory function required
•    5 years’ experience minimum in manufacturing and production environment preferred
•    Experience in manufacturing processes and techniques in quality and delivery systems/standards 
•    Must be able to coach and motivate staff to higher level of performance
•    Must possess a proven track record of driving accountability
•    Understanding of finance and management principles
•    Must possess excellent organizational skills
•    High level of computer skills required (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, IMES, Trans4M) 
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
•    Critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving required
•    Ability to plan, organize, and implement with attention to details
•    Strong interpersonal skills, relationship building, engagement with an ability to motivate and influence others

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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