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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Pratt Industries Sauk Village, IL

Sauk Village, IL
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

Responsible for the operations of the entire production facility, excluding purchasing, personnel and other activities not directly related to production. Oversight of all production employees and supervisors. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOversee operation of the entire production facility, that includes:Set up Assembly Production line with equipment and componentsPrint customer orders dailyWork orderCompile work force for assemblyConduct production line auditsLoad sheet buildsBuilding of customer required product to meet OTD requirementsBuild pick sheet (excel spreadsheet) for the outgoing customer deliveriesOversees Hi-low drivers - coordinate the supply line and to build outgoing shipmentsOversees the incoming quality inspection processOversee and supervise all production supervisors and employees.Initiate programs to set and maintain quality, efficiencies and production levels to high standards within the industry and communicate standards to staff.Conduct daily 7-minute safety to work forceConduct daily employee production meetingMaintain excellent working conditions, a safe work environment, and high morale within the plant.Keep DC Manager or (Director of Operations) informed regarding problems or situations that may affect the overall production operation of the plant.Comply with company policies and procedures.Additional duties as assigned by management. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or GED plus college and/or appropriate technical coursesOne to Three years experience as a proven managerOne to Three years corrugated manufacturing experience preferredCandidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:College degreeSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESDirectly supervises all employees assigned to the department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; conflict resolution; team building; coaching and leading employees to improve; addressing complaints and resolving problems; documentation; and setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance. LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as productions reports, sales reports, operating instructions, and training and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, costs, profits, proportions, percentages, and volumes. REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or graphic form. PHYSICAL DEMANDSEmployee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment can be loud. LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTESThe individual must posses the following:Superior time management skills including the ability to manage multiple issues concurrently and the ability to lead an effective and efficient meeting.Teaching skills in order to function effectively as a teacher for his personnel and administrative parts of the position.Excellent crisis manager who demonstrates that he/she has a high emotional control under adverse conditions and can lead his/her personnel to a successful resolution.Excellent employee relations skills including being an active listener, understanding how to appraise personnel, applying both positive and corrective feedback, being able to resolve conflicts either involving the supervisor directly or as a third party, understands and demonstrates positive motivational skills including coaching and delegation techniques.Demonstrated confidence including providing a consistent leadership style with an acceptable level of professional assertiveness.Professional appearance to support his/her role as a managerial representative. PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTSThe performance of the Production Manager will be measured as follows:Operating standards - The employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards set in the area of sales and customer service. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the manger.Personal growth - Each year there will be professional goals developed and agreed to by the manager and supervisor.Employee relations The employee will be evaluated regarding his/her skills and advancements in the areas of motivational techniques and results, positive and corrective/constructive feedback, subordinate development and creating a positive work environment.Creativity - This will be evaluated by how active the manger is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.

Company Description:

Pratt Industries is America's 5th largest paper and packaging company with more than 5,500 highly skilled green collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. Pratt Industries is one of the largest corrugated packaging companies in America, with sophisticated manufacturing facilities in more than twenty states. The company operates four of the most modern, cost effective paper mills in the country, as well as a series of sheet and box plants strategically placed throughout the United States offering a wide range of creative packaging solutions. Pratt Industries is committed to recycling and the environment by harvesting the urban forest.

Pratt Industries offers competitive compensation plans with incentive opportunities, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, HSA, All State, Pre-Paid Legal, and 401(k) with company match, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Declaration: The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled (EEO/AA/Vets/Disabled) Employer,
it is the Company's policy to hire and promote the most qualified applicants and
to comply with all federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws.

Declaration: The Company is a federal contractor which complies fully with Executive Order 11246,
as amended, and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Parts 60-1 through 60-60; 29 U.S.C.
Section 793 and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Part 60-741;
[38 U.S.C. Section 4212 and the applicable regulations contained in 41 C.F.R. Part 60-250 and/or 60-300;
and 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A.]