Kappa Search is a Chicago manufacturing recruitment agency that specializes in manufacturing, operations and management recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Production Manager to manage a production team of 15-20 people as outlined below.
- The incumbent Production Manager will be involved with the planning, coordination and control of company manufacturing processes.
- Will utilize MRP, lean manufacturing and continuous process improvements to increase production efficiency, quality and safety while reducing cost.
- Manage headcount and schedule labor efficiently
- Provide input for selection and maintenance of capital equipment
- Improve production employee performance through training, best practices and personal growth.
- Motivate production team as necessary
- Administer scheduled performance reviews
- Work with the executive management team to achieve company goals and implement company policies
- Several years production management experience in a lean environment.
- MRP expertise
- Lean manufacturing experience
- Continuous process improvement experience
- Hands-on manager who is willing to work the production floor
- Strong mechanical aptitude