Production Manager

  • Location
    Hammond, Indiana
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Manufacturing / Plant

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting qualified candidates for a Direct Hire Production Manager Job in Hammond, IN for our client, a thriving packaging manufacturer for the food and beverage industry. The Production Manager manages production personnel either directly or through Shift Supervisors to meet or exceed established objectives in the following areas: safety, quality, productivity and waste reduction. This role also manages budgets for the production department and die crew. This position reports to the Plant Manager and has responsibility for five (5) Shift Supervisors and approximately 110 hourly employees. Our client seeks a candidate with 7-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with paper or paperboard food packaging experience preferred.

Responsibilities for the Production Manager Job in Hammond, IN include:

• Monitors the safety/environmental practices of the workplace to provide a safe work environment for all employees.
• Manages relationships with quality, planning, warehouse, engineering and maintenance to ensure timely satisfaction of customer requirements, projects (including new equipment installations or upgrades to existing equipment), reduce costs and seamless transition across material/product flow process.
• Implements production of all products, integrating engineering projects into the regular operating process.
• Works with the Controller to develop operating budgets.
• Revises production schedules and priorities to accommodate unforeseen events relating to raw materials, equipment, sales demand, personnel, weather, etc.
• Implements CI process programs and projects
• Monitors Production employees with regards to staffing levels, skill levels and training requirements.


4-year degree, preferably in operations management, business management or engineering
• 7-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment. Discrete manufacturing experience: paper or paperboard food packaging preferred
• Understanding of SPC and lean manufacturing principles SKILLS
• Up to 10% travel required
• Union Experience

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