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Production Manager

Date: Oct 31, 2018

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

*Note: This is a 3rd Shift role (10:00pm-6:30am)


Job Summary:

  • Responsible for overseeing the Production Supervisors and hourly workers and meeting shift goals on a daily basis in Safety, Quality, Customer Service, Cost Management, and Personnel Development.


Essential Functions:

  • Provides direction and defines job requirements for all manufacturing employees.
  • Schedule the shifts, work hours and lines needed to reach goals.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are being followed in a consistent manner.
  • Review efficiencies and improve processes, recommend equipment, materials, and tools.
  • Evaluate and fulfill staffing requirements of the manufacturing work centers.
  • Interface with Quality Control, Accounting, Marketing, R&D departments as well as outside vendors and partners.
  • Responsible for quality and quantity of production output.
  • Ensure plant personnel practice safe work habits and follow safety rules.
  • Responsible for coordinating the Maintenance of equipment through the Maintenance Manager.
  • Writes procedures and SOP’s and is instrumental in the implementation and training of the procedures, both new and existing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

  • Knowledge of the position
    • Advanced knowledge of GMP/HACCP
  • Skills of the position
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access)
    • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills (reading, writing, speaking)
    • Strong analytical skills
  • Abilities for the position



  • Degree or equivalent experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field
  • Years of experience: 5+ years’ experience in food manufacturing


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago