Details for Job ID# M848

Date Posted - 4-29-2019

Category - Manufacturing

Position Title - Plant General Manager - Foam Fabrication

Location - Naperville, IL

Description -
For over 40 years, our Client has specialized in engineered foams for a myriad of consumer, medical, and industrial applications. Products include Medical Applications (Dental Products, Extrication collars, Wound Care dressings.etc.), Household Cleaning Solutions (Magic cleaning sponges, Dish cleaning sponges, Household Sponge Mops, Aviation Cleaning & more), Filtration solutions including: Metered Fluid control, Air Filters, Water Filters, Gas and Steam Filters), as well as a wide variety of foam solutions for the construction industry, utilizing cutting edge fabrication techniques.

Client has 4 plants strategically located across the U.S. The primary activity at the Naperville facility is foam fabrication, plus some packaging, used in medical supplies and other finished products.

The Plant GM is responsible for driving a Lean manufacturing initiative within the operation while ensuring continuous improvements throughout all departments, ongoing maintenance of customer satisfaction and increases in profitability. This will be done by directing and overseeing all plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality, materials, inventory management, shipping, receiving, safety, security, cost, waste, and other plant-related activities. This position has full supervisory responsibility over all location employees and includes accountability for profit/loss of the manufacturing facility and for the provision of input for budget creation.

Position will be part of the executive leadership team, reporting to the Director of Operations (located off-site) and to company ownership.

Requirements -
- 4 year degree - preferably engineering
- 5 - 7 years Plant Management experience - Foam products experience is not necessary but looking for someone with transferable skills from related manufacturing operations.
- Bilingual skills in Spanish/English and/or Lao/English are preferred.
- Knowledge of forecasting software

Compensation -
Salary is negotiable, depending upon experience presented, to 120K plus bonus opportunity

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