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Manager, Production

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  7908  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.


We have an immediate need for a Production Manager at Sloan's global headquarters in Franklin Park, IL. This position will oversee the development and implementation of a successful and flexible strategy that increases efficiency and cost-effectiveness of departments Machine Shop I and II.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Plan, direct and control day-to-day manufacturing activities in order to safely and efficiently execute production schedule.
  • Manage adherence to established work instructions to ensure safety and first-pass quality performance.
  • Develop, monitor and control production standards.  Develop actual vs. standard production reporting to drive continuous improvement.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities: implement change management and best practices as required.
  • Propose and direct new projects to increase efficiencies in production.
  • Evaluate and analyze production data.
  • Develop and implement strategy to optimize key production metrics.
  • Hire, train, evaluate and coach staff.  Resolve personnel performance issues.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 8+ Years’  Work Experience in Manufacturing Environment, at least 5 years supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Working knowledge of material, tooling, machine tools and manufacturing process
  • Experience participating and leading Continuous Improvement activities
  • Proficient in use of computer applications - Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of safety management process
  • Advanced Technical skills and knowledge of assigned area
  • Ability to lead, strong team skills
  • Problem solving 

Preferred Criterion:

  • Knowledge of SAP


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, and HSA, FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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