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Department / Production Manager

Chicago, IL

Posted: 06/14/2019 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Management Job Number: A

We are seeking a Department Manager for our facility located in Chicago, IL.  Reporting to the Plant Manager, this person directs and controls multiple production operations. 



  • Actively promote and lead a safe work environment
  • Supervise, instruct and coordinate activities for mills, slitter and mill setup employees
  • Coordinate mill production with production planning
  • Coordinate with Production Planning Department to ensure smooth transactions of mill orders
  • Manage the budget within parameters set by the Plant Manager
  • Explore and identify cost reduction and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Communicate with the Plant Manager to organize shift schedules, production rates, mill conditions, post information and policies
  • Coordinate with Quality Control Department to investigate, identify and resolve quality production issues
  • Coordinate with the Maintenance Department to investigate, identify and resolve production equipment issues. Generate work orders as necessary
  • Coordinate with Stockroom and Procurement Departments the ordering and maintenance of consumables and supplies




  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Engineering related field preferred OR
  • A minimum of five (5) years of industrial or manufacturing related supervisory experience with strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated fundamental working knowledge of plant, industrial and manufacturing concepts such as the ability to measure key performance indicators and look for opportunities to contiuously improve
  • Proven decision making, problem resolution, communication and organizational time management skills.
  • Legally eligible for employment in the United States.

Mike Babcock

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