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Manufacturing Manager

Company: ITW
Location: Hebron
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking, and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune Magazine's most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. ITW's revenues totaled $14.1billion in 2019.

ITW Medical is comprised of three strong medical product brands - Coeur, Filtertek & Precise - situated to proactively meet the needs of customers in the marketplace. Coeur is a leading provider of disposable medical products used in diagnostic imaging and other medical procedures. The Filtertek product line is comprised of custom plastic insert molded filtration and flow control components for global OEM medical device customers. Precise Biomedical provides preventative maintenance, service support and parts for power injectors used in the medical imaging market.

Job Description


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Manufacturing Manager is responsible for overseeing production floor employees and key performance metrics. Provide direction to implement, plan, develop, organize, and continuously improve production areas to maximize productivity and efficiencies and to minimize scrap and downtime.

Duties And Responsibiities
Analyze manufacturing processes and systems, identify areas for improvement.
Oversight and development for shift supervisors and technicians including performance reviews.
Develop short and long-term plans for process improvements.
Develop preventive and predictive maintenance schedules and procedures.
Act as lead production contact for project management reference during quoting and customer interaction.
Track key performance indicators and uphold accountability systems.
Support both internally and externally driven RCCM (CAPA) initiatives.
Establish, document, verify, and maintain optimum processing parameters and establish upper and lower control limits for process monitoring system.
Coordinate first time tool-runs, perform rigorous mold try-outs, and start up of full scale production
Active in the review of machine safety and corrective measures.
Interface with Project Managers at design concept stage to ensure 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, processor, and other outside 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 plan for continued process improvement.
Active in the review of machine safety and corrective measures
Monitor and understand new technologies to improve quality and efficiency.
Drive organization to world class operation.
Support quality tasks as per ISO-13485 Quality Program.
Follows all safety guidelines and assist as needed in other areas of manufacturing.
Drive OEE and 5S programs and develop maintenance processes.


BS Engineering (Mechanical, Plastics or Technology) and/or comparable work experience level.
5+ years of experience automated manufacturing environment, medical plastic experience is plus.
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 & PowerPoint).
Individual must be able to stand for full manufacturing shift, ability to reach with arms extended and/or overhead, excellent hand dexterity, ability to bend, stoop, stretch and similar activities and able to lift up to 30 pounds frequently.

Effectively manages one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently and to tight deadlines.
Setting high standards of performance for self and others assuming accountability and responsibility for successfully completing assignments or tasks in a timely fashion.
Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives and achieve goals beyond what is required.
Ability to co-ordinate and communicate engineering activities between internal departments as well as external suppliers.
Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of Manufacturing principles and its application from a production perspective.
Demonstrate the ability to evaluate, design, and manage all facets of molding/automation production projects and processes.
Applies ITW principles and methodologies to all aspects of work activities.
Deliver on ITW toolbox activities.
Communicate effectively across all departments within the organization.
Mentors and coaches' employees to succeed.

Additional Information

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.

ITW Medical is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas. We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable persons with disabilities to apply and to perform the essential job functions. If you require assistance with completing an application, please reply that you require assistance.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: ITW, Elgin , Manufacturing Manager, Executive , Hebron, Illinois

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