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Facilities and Production Supervisor in Waukegan at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Waukegan
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    345828

Job Description

A leading Northern Illinois manufacturer of motion control and high-end components, based in the Waukegan area, is seeking a Facilities Supervisor in order to keep the operations in the Machine Shop area running smoothly.


The ideal candidate will have a background in machining/manufacturing, will have supervised small teams and is able to direct workflows based on business needs. Most important to this role is that the candidate must be familiar with machining and manufacturing process principals and experience with MasterCam software are required.


The Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Lead a team of hourly manufacturing/machinist employees
  • Screen and train potential new employees
  • Responsible for direct reports to the Production and Engineering teams
  • Reads, interprets, and follows pass-downs, work orders, blueprints, and work instructions.
  • Work towards continuous improvement in the machine shop and maintain best practices and safety.
  • Complete tooling order administrative tasks and identify improvement methods to improve quality, delivery and cost.
  • Participates in training, safety, and quality programs


Requirements for this role include:

  • Prior machine shop/manufacturing experience
  • Familiarity with MasterCam software
  • Experience leading teams in a production environment
  • Able to create professional e-mails and complete reports to Executive team
  • Scheduling, hiring and training new employees
  • Able to direct/redirect workflows based on business needs
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing, 5S, and other Continual Improvement experience is a plus.


What's in it for you?

  • The chance to work for a stable and growing organization
  • Competitive pay and benefits with the chance for performance bonuses and advancement
  • Professional, positive and people-centered work environment
  • Clean, late model equipment


Professionals with relevant skillsets and backgrounds are invited to immediately apply to this role by sending their resume and salary requirements to Nick Bajzek, Staffing Manager, via nbajzek@staffingnow.com