JSK Recruiting, Inc Production Shift Manager - 1st shift job in Elk Grove Village, IL

JSK Recruiting, Inc
Job Title
Production Shift Manager - 1st shift
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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Production Shift Manager - 1st shift

Job Description

  • Food manufacturing facility located in Elk Grove Village, IL is expanding and needs to hire a Production Shift Manager on 1st shift.  
  • This role will lead to a Production Manager in 1-3 years
  • Our client is looking for less than 7 years of manufacturing experience, someone that is looking for expansive responsibilities and to grow their career
  • People who we have placed at this company describe them as family oriented and place that cares about their employees successes
  • Our client offers growth potential, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic team oriented environment
  • Local candidates preferred, relocation assistance will be provided on case by case basis.  Sponsorship is not available


  • Supervise plant production line workers with an emphasis on teamwork, safety and excellent practices to produce the highest quality products
  • Manage a team of 20-30 hourly employees across multiple departments and lines
  • Utilize lean and six-sigma principles to implement continuous improvement methodologies to increase production
  • Maintain production records in MS Excel and ensure production workers are completing records correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Analyze production runs and make suggestions for improvement
  • Manage, evaluate and train staff by coaching, conducting performance appraisals, administering corrective action, and training
  • Identify issues related to quality, safety, down time, production problems or any other unexpected issues.


  • Bachelor's degree required. Prefer in Operations Management, Organizational Leadership, Business, Engineering or similar
  • 3-7 years manufacturing supervision experience, open to any industry
  • Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools
  • Former military veterans is a plus
  • Good attitude, hard working, excellent leadership skills, and the ability to think outside the box and use root cause analysis to solve problems
  • Able to work in a high-speed facility with the capability of tracking KPI's, efficiencies and implementing lean manufacturing or continuous improvement methodologies
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications

If you are looking to grow into a Production Manager in 1-3 years and have experience as a Production Supervisor then send us your resume

Company Description

The team at JSK Recruiting, Inc. prides itself on providing boutique-level services combined with the resources of a larger recruiting firm. We forgo the traditional nine-to-five workday model in favor of complete accessibility. We are here for our clients and candidates when they need us most.

With 12 years of experience in the field of supply chain and manufacturing recruiting, we maintain the relationships that employers are looking for in a recruiting firm as well as those that talented professionals need when they are ready to make a career change.

At JSK Recruiting, we provide complete recruiting services, from sourcing candidates to organizing the interview process. Finding both long-term employees and rewarding careers across manufacturing and supply chain positions has never been easier.

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