Assistant Manufacturing Manager - 2nd shift in Solon, OH at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

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Job Description


Job Title: Assistant Manufacturing Manager - 2nd shift

Department: Manufacturing

Location: Solon, OH


Directs mixing, filling, and packaging activities in a safe, quality driven, and efficient manner at the Permatex Solon facility.  This position is responsible for 2nd shift, 3:00pm-11:00pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain a safe and non-hazardous work environment by promoting and enforcing ITW safety guidelines and procedures including industry standards.
  • Ensure production activities satisfy internal and external customer demands.
  • Ensure strict compliance to ISO quality standard.
  • Lead all production related activities in the most efficient manner per standard cost routings.
  • Manage 25-35 hourly employees while maintaining a professional non-threatening work environment.
  • Work with salary team members within or between departments and across different shifts to coordinate daily operations activities.
  • Follow and promote ITW Principles and Code of Conduct.
  • Coordinate with engineering and maintenance for support of production activities including project work.
  • Scheduling at all levels of internal activities – daily, short term, and long term.
  • Investigate and propose long term operating, safety, cost, and quality improvements.
  • Must be able to utilize company ERP systems for material planning and inventory lot control purposes.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has supervisory responsibilities for: Working Supervisors, Material Handlers, Chemical Mixers, and Packaging Employees.

  • Management of Personnel Resources: Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Train, motivate, and discipline hourly employees and temporary associates as necessary.
  • Responsible for shift hiring and staffing; must maintain adequate staffing and employee skill sets to achieve company objectives.
  • Perform annual performance reviews.
  • Responsible for approving timecards in the department.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in technical or related field required; in lieu of degree, will consider additional years' of work experience.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in manufacturing operations, with supervisory responsibilities.
  • Background in safety and environmental areas desired. 
  • Strong independent leadership, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills a must.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Computer knowledge required, especially Microsoft excel.      
  • Must possess the ability to count and make simple arithmetic additions, subtractions, multiplications and divisions.
  • Apply critical thinking techniques to meet ITW strategic objectives with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to use problem solving skills involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. This job description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this position.  Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned


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