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MANUFACTURING MANAGER in Frankfort, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ITW Description:

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries.   ITW, with approximately 14 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 57 countries that employ approximately 50,000 women and men. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 17,000 granted and pending patents.

 

Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling over $260M in revenues. Units include:  Frankfort, IL;  Chippewa Falls, WI and our Commercial Sales and Engineering in Troy, MI. 

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Deltar Fasteners enhance our customers’ competitive advantage by…

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in NA.
  • Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

Position Summary:

The Manufacturing Manager – Deltar Fasteners will report the Plant Manager – Deltar Fasteners and will manage activities of manufacturing cells, including Plastics and Assembly areas, to achieve key performance metrics through maximum efficiency consistent with profit, quality, personnel, and safety objectives of the division.

 

Job Requirements

Primary Responsibilities:

•         Establish, document, verify, and maintain optimum processing parameters and establish upper and lower control limits for process monitoring system

•         Analyze manufacturing processes and systems, identify areas for improvement

•         Oversight and development for shift cell leaders/supervisors, floor technicians and operators including performance reviews

•         Develop preventive and predictive maintenance schedules and procedures

•         Track key performance indicators and uphold accountability systems

•         Develop short and long term plans for process improvements

•         Coordinate first time tool-runs, perform rigorous mold try-outs, and startup of full scale production

•         Champion Plant Safety Program, accident and incident investigation through RCA methods, and driving incremental improvement to plant safety culture

•         Active in the review of machine safety and corrective measures

•         Interface with Project Engineers at design concept stage to insure design for manufacturability

•         Establish quality standards as related to materials

•         Be the technical authority on process monitoring and all materials technology matters; draw from expertise of materials suppliers, processors, and other sources acting as a point of focus for their direct or indirect input to solutions

•         Work with plant personnel to improve quality and efficiencies in production

•         Work with management in establishing strategic plans for continued process improvement

•         Active in the review of machine safety and corrective measures

•         Monitor and understand new technologies to improve quality and efficiency

•         Perform quality tasks as per TS16949 Quality Program

•         Follows all safety guidelines and assist as needed in other areas of manufacturing

•         Drive key performance metrics, including 5S

•         Other tasks and duties as assigned

Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

•         BS Engineering (Mechanical, Plastics or Technology) and/or comparable work experience

•         3-5 years of experience in plastic injection molding manufacturing environment (including processing, material fundamentals, automation experience, molding machine and tool experience)

•         Analytical and problem solving skills

•         Good verbal and written communication skills

•         Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

•         Good computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Other Considerations:

•         Ability to wear personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas

•         This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

•         Willing and able to travel

•         Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

•         Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a background check and drug test. 

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately!  ITW Deltar Fasteners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.