Lean Production Supervisor - 1st shift

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La Grange, IL
$55,000 - $75,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 13, 2017
Job ID

Production Supervisor - Lean

  • Local foods packaging manufacturer that has been in business for 50+ years has a need for a 1st shift Production Supervisor
  • Our client needs to hire a supervisor who understands how to drive and an implement continuous improvement utilizing lean and six-sigma principles
  • They process and package food for some of the largest food retailers and restaurants in the united states
  • Our client offers great benefits, stability, growth potential and a good work life balance.
  • This job is open due to expanding and purchasing a new facility
  • Manage, direct and coordinate all activities related to a production shift to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality.
  • Will have direct supervision responsibility of 10-40 employees
  • Run, lead and manage continuous improvement projects
  • Ensure quality product is being produced at the standard rate while minimizing scrap and down time.
  • Ensure all company policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Provide positive reinforcement, constructive criticism and disciplinary actions as appropriate.
  • Identify and resolve issues using lean manufacturing and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree is required.  Ideally in Operations Management, Business, Engineering, Supply Chain, etc.
  • 2-4 years of prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment is required
  • Must have manufacturing experience with a continuous improvement background. 
  • Ideally experience with Six-Sigma and Lean manufacturing implementation
  • Desired experience: HAACP, FDA, AIB, USDA or SQF / BRC
  • Prefer Bi-lingual English / Spanish
  • Open to working 1st shift