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Manufacturing Manager
Frankfort, IL

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Direct Hire

$90,000 - $130,000 / yr

Forge Your Future with Us as Our Manufacturing Manager!

Join our family-owned business that’s renowned for crafting top-quality equipment! We’re seeking a Manufacturing Manager to team up with our Plant Manager to mold, sharpen, and elevate our operations to new heights.

Why You’ll Love Hammering Away Here:

  • We’re Growing Like Wildfire: We’ve expanded due to booming business. It’s an electrifying time to join and grow with us!
  • Brand New Role: Ideal for a hands-on leader who thrives on strategizing and making things happen.
  • Local Heroes Wanted: We’re looking for local candidates to join our tight-knit team.
  • Competitive Pay: Earn $110K – $130K plus a bonus. Your expertise deserves top dollar!
  • Solid Benefits: Strong culture, employee centric, and affordable, top-tier BCBS medical coverage.

What You’ll Be Forging:

  • Lead the Crew: Manage and motivate a team of 8 direct and 200 across a 3 shift operation
  • Boost Productivity: Keep the operation productive and safe, working closely with other managers and supervisors.
  • Set High Standards: Maintain and exceed production goals for efficiency, material waste, and quality.
  • Cut Costs, Not Corners: Drive cost and operational improvements to produce top-quality products at the best prices.
  • Plan for Success: Develop and roll out the Capital Plan to keep up with demand.
  • Engage and Inspire: Create a culture of engagement and set a strategic direction for your team.
  • Safety First: Lead health, safety, and environmental processes for the entire facility.
  • Always Improving: Push continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, and similar principles.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Educational Background: BA/BS in Operations Management, Business Management, or equivalent of 7+ years of operational leadership experience.
  • Experience: 7+ years in a metal manufacturing, ideally in machining, welding, stamping, casting or similar fields.
  • Proven Track Record: Success in understanding yields, managing labor, and driving efficiencies; experience with tracking systems is a plus.
  • Flexibility: Thrive in a fast-paced environment using lean manufacturing and continuous improvement methodologies.

Ready to Forge Your Path with Us? If you’re ready to shape your career in a dynamic and supportive environment, we want to hear from you! Apply now and become a key player in our exciting growth story.

Apply Today and Let’s Craft Excellence Together!


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