Chicago Manufacturing Recruiter Seeks a Plant Manager with PET Expertise

Kappa Search Inc. is a professional recruitment firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and management recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Plant Manager with injection molding and/or blow molding expertise. 

Description:

Develops manufacturing organizational strategies by contributing manufacturing information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.

* Establishes manufacturing operational strategies by evaluating manufacturing trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing manufacturing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.

* Develops manufacturing financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating manufacturing requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.

* Delivers customer-acceptable products by enforcing quality standards; maintaining gmp’s.

* Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.

* Plans operations by collecting relevant information; identifying short-term and long-range issues; identifying and evaluating options; choosing a course of action.

* Maximizes equipment operation by developing and scheduling preventive maintenance; organizing change-overs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Packaging / Plastics related technical discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years of plastics packaging experience, preferably within the blow molded plastics industry, specifically bottles, either PET or HDPE
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Plant Manager
  • Demonstrated P&L experience.

This company is an industry-leading company providing innovative packaging equipment, services and solutions to an expansive market. Employees are valued in a rewarding team-oriented environment where challenging opportunities for career development exist in abundance. The right individual for this position will receive competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a scope of responsibility that offers tremendous variety and potential!

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