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Plant Manager

Oak Brook, IL & Other cities in the Midwest

Lead our manufacturing operations towards continued success!
We are seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Plant Manager to join our growing team in Oak Brook, IL.  This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual with 0-5 years of experience to take ownership of a vital role within our organization.

Job Description


  • Oversee all aspects of plant operations, including production, quality control, inventory management, and personnel supervision.

  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize production efficiency, meet deadlines, and achieve budget targets.

  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations and maintain a clean and productive work environment.

  • Manage plant personnel, including hiring, training, and performance evaluation

  • Foster a positive and collaborative work culture

  • Identify and implement cost-saving measures and continuous improvement initiatives

  • Liaise with other departments (e.g., engineering, sales) to ensure smooth production flow

  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) and production metrics

  • Address and resolve production issues and equipment malfunctions



  • 0-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a supervisory or leadership role

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field (preferred)

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, lean principles, and quality control methods

  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to motivate and inspire a team

  • Proven ability to problem-solve and make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities effectively

  • Working knowledge of safety regulations and OSHA standards (a plus)



  • Competitive salary and benefits package (details upon request)

  • Opportunity to lead a team and make a significant impact on the company's success

  • Fast-paced and dynamic work environment with opportunities for professional growth

  • Be part of a growing and innovative organization


To Apply:

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample outlining your approach to a specific manufacturing challenge.


Additional Information:

  • While experience in a similar role is a plus, we are open to candidates with strong leadership qualities, a passion for manufacturing, and a willingness to learn.

  • This role requires strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently, and the stamina to handle the demands of a manufacturing environment. 

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